Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Cessation 23,088 headlines found

0 Views

Going smoke-free: How does Oklahoma stack up?

The Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan, developed by health leaders, business, tribes, local governments, professional organizations and the public, sets goals to reduce tobacco use, obesity and heart disease deaths by 2020. TSET works create environments
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:35
2 Views

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Lung cancer and smoking: It’s never too late to quit

IN Sarawak, lung cancer is our third most common cancer as statistics from the public Radiotherapy and Oncology Unit (RTU) at the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) indicate it represents around 10 to 11 per cent of all new cancer cases in the state each yea
Borneo Post (my)
added Nov 18, 2017 22:05
0 Views

[Massachusetts] Inroads made in anti-smoking efforts - and helping smokers quit

It was the day of the annual Great American Smokeout, and Brewer, program manager for the Massachusetts Cessation and Prevention Program and the Tobacco Free Community Partnership Program, was talking to students about the dangers of smoking — and the ne
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 18, 2017 22:06
1 View

Helping cancer patients quit tobacco for good

A new treatment program that combines the power of technology with tried and true methods to help cancer patients overcome their addiction to tobacco is ready to enroll its first patients at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center. As part of the program,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:26
2 Views

Smoking study personalizes treatment

A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:34
0 Views

Tobacco cessation: Resource helps smokers quit

the Department of Defense has relaunched Quit Tobacco-UCanQuit2’s live chat feature, which is an educational campaign on tobacco cessation for service members that began about 10 years ago. Users, including Military Health System beneficiaries and veteran
Fort Campbell (KY) Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 21:45
1 View

[Kentucky] SHARMA: Think e-cigarettes are a good alternative to smoking? Think again.

The only time e-cigarettes might be helpful is if they are used as a temporary aid to quit smoking. The FDA recently announced that the agency will start regulating the sale of e-cigarettes as it does tobacco, so they can’t be sold to people younger than
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 18, 2017 03:15
3 Views

Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking

States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a greater increase in low-income adults who quit smoking than did states that did not expand Medicaid, a new study found. Under the health care act, states that expanded Medicaid had to offe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2017 23:06
0 Views

[Pennsylvania] More than 12 percent of women in Allegheny County smoke while pregnant

19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 17, 2017 20:46
3 Views

VOLPP/SAULSGIVER: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.

While awareness and public education campaigns are well-intended, providing information alone isn’t enough to help smokers change their behavior. Campaigns should use additional tactics...introduce smokers to evidence-based approaches and groups that help
Fortune Magazine
added Nov 17, 2017 15:22
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines