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[UK-Wales] New Plan to Stub Out Smoking

A new plan to reduce the number of smokers in Wales to 16% by 2020 has been launched by the Welsh Government. Smoking contributes most to the current burden of disease in Wales, causing approximately 5,450 deaths each year and costing the NHS an estima
The Wave and Swansea Sound (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:08
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[Australia] 'Bring us your worst smokers' – helping diehard smokers quit

"If someone needs a cigarette within half an hour of waking up each morning, it's a sign they may have this enzyme," says Renee Bittoun, who established one of the world's first quit smoking clinics at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital almost 40 years ago.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
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Association of Cigarette Price Differentials With Infant Mortality in 23 European Union Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Combined with other evidence, this research suggests that legislators should implement tobacco tax and price control measures that eliminate budget cigarettes.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:12
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Five ways to quit smoking

Deciding that you are now ready to quit smoking is only half the battle. Knowing where to start on your path to becoming smoke-free can help you to take the leap. We have put together some effective ways for you to stop smoking today. Tobacco use and exp
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 19, 2017 01:54
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HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

HIV patients who take their medication but also smoke are about 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS-related causes, a new study estimates. Lifesaving antiretroviral drugs have improved life expectancy to the point that patients no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Electronic Cigarette Product Expected CAGR of 14.1% During the Forecast Period 2017 - 2025

market is growing in patches; however, it is still dominated by developed countries. The analysts at Persistence Market Research have come up with a new publication titled “Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Global Industry Analy
OpenPR (de)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:48
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State Tobacco Policies as Predictors of Evidence-Based Cessation Method Usage: Results From a Large, Nationally Representative Dataset

increasing tobacco control appropriations, extending health insurance coverage, maximizing revenue from tobacco taxation and tobacco settlements, and ultimately decreasing smoking prevalence are important targets for individual states to promote utilizati
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2017 23:08
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Adherence to pharmacological smoking cessation interventions: A literature review and synthesis of correlates and barriers

it is first necessary to identify and understand smoker-level characteristics that drive nonadherence...This paper provides the most comprehensive review to date on correlates of adherence to pharmacological smoking cessation interventions. Challenges and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2017 23:06
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A meta-analysis of brief tobacco interventions for use in integrated primary care

Brief tobacco cessation interventions that can be delivered in IPC settings were found to be effective. Future research in this area might evaluate ways to improve the dissemination and implementation of these types of interventions in IPC settings. Impl
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2017 23:05
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[Arkansas] Smoking cessation counseling successfully integrates into screening program

A majority of heavy smokers enrolled in University of Arkansas’s lung cancer screening program quit or decreased their tobacco use while undergoing tobacco cessation counseling, according to study results presented at International Association for the St
Healio.com
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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