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[UK] Report: Lindsay Lohan Seeks Hypnotherapy to Give Up Smoking

The actress and co-producer of "The Canyons" wanted to treat her nicotine addiction before she performs in David Mamet's play, "Speed-the-Plow", from September 24 to November 29 at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
Aces Showbiz
added Sep 2, 2014 13:20
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[Jordan] A collaborative regional workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) held by World Health Organization and King Hussein Cancer Center

concludes today in Amman a two-day regional technical workshop on the "Implementation of the WHO FCTC
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:19
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[Australia] Smoking cessation vital to improved Aboriginal birth outcomes

with smoking rates in Aboriginal people three times those of the non-Aboriginal community, proactive smoking cessation campaigns must be stepped up for this population in particular, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:05
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[New Zealand] Tobacco display bans protect youth and quitters - research

Ending the display and promotion of cigarettes and tobacco in retail shops helps prevent young people taking up smoking and keeps quitters on track, according to new University of Otago research.
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Sep 2, 2014 09:02
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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes should be used as last resort to quit

Electronic cigarettes present a conundrum for public health officials. On the one hand, they contain fewer — or perhaps even none — of the cancer-causing substances found in tobacco products “which presents an opportunity for harm reduction if smokers us
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 1, 2014 14:19
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[UK] Healthcare experts turn on WHO over calls to ban e-cigarettes

Experts claim negativity surrounding the e-cigarettes is "seriously disproportionate" to the available research - with one health worker saying a switch to e-cigarettes is actually almost as good as giving up smoking completely. The comments come on the
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:00
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[Israel] Zapping brain may cure heavy smokers, study finds

A machine that pulses deep regions of the brain with magnetic current may help heavy smokers quit the habit, an Israeli study shows....experts say is the most rigorous test of the technology to date, 44 percent of a group of heavy smokers who had failed
Times of Israel (is)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:26
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[Australia] Cigarettes set to cost $1 EACH as prices jump 14 per cent today ... which government hopes will see 210,000 quit smoking

Changes hope to stop more than 200,000 Australians from smoking A survey in Victoria after the last increase found 71 percent of smokers quit or smoke less with an increase.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:46
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More e-cigarettes being used to help kick the habit in Southern Arizona

at the University of Arizona College of Public Health there is ASHLine, a statewide helpline that works with smokers to kick the habit. Since January, the call center received more than 300 calls from people using e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking to
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41
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[Uae] Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Illegal sale and use of e-cigarettes continue unchecked in the country despite laws in place. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organ
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:10
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