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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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[Louisiana] Smoking Cessation Trust helps smokers quit

The Smoking Cessation Trust was established to help fund cessation services for all Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette prior to September 1, 1988. It was the result of a 14-year-long class action lawsuit Scott v. American Tobacco Co.
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added May 22, 2018 15:45
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[Asia, Qatar] Ramadan: an opportunity to quit smoking

Director of Tobacco Control Center at Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) Dr Ahmed Mohamed al-Mulla in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) said that fasting motivates people to do good things, including quitting smoking, especially with the existence of many rel
Gulf Times (qa)
added May 23, 2018 15:45
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[Ohio] Speaking of Your Health: Smoking and breastfeeding

If a woman is pregnant and uses tobacco products, the most important thing she can do for her baby at that time is to stop all tobacco use immediately. Some may have heard the myth that quitting tobacco use “cold turkey” will harm the baby due to the st
Logan (OH) Daily News
added May 19, 2018 19:06
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[UK] Effort to cut number of smokers across North East by half are praised by health chiefs

Work across the North East to almost half the number of smokers have been recognised in Parliament. Public Health Minister Steve Brine and Shadow Public Health Minister Sharon Hodgson discussed the work of Fresh during a debate to consider 70 years of t
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added May 18, 2018 15:21
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[UK] Figures coming down as midwife targets pregnant smokers in Telford

Around one in six mothers-to-be are still smoking in Telford & Wrekin – but numbers have reduced over the past year after a new role was created to tackle the problem head-on.
Shropshire Star (uk)
added May 19, 2018 19:50
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[Africa, Nigeria] IYIZOBA: Why a ban on cigarettes should be next

I hope that the ban on smoking and the sale of cigarettes would be next. Tobacco smoking is the single most important source of preventable morbidity in the world. But sadly, not much has been done to combat the scourge. Tobacco kills half of its users
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 17, 2018 16:53
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Lifetime Smoking History and Risk of Lung Cancer: Results From the Framingham Heart Study

Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:55
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[Australia] Best or worst friend ever? Man tries to get his friend to stop smoking by cutting his cigarettes in half, filling them with fireworks and blasting him with bug spray

The footage was shared by comedy duo Marty and Michael to Facebook which includes a finale prank where bug spray is used on the smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2018 20:09
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NO MENTHOL SUNDAY

May 27, 2018 This year's theme is about finding the quit method that works best for you. Learn more about how you can observe No Menthol Sunday with your faith organization.
National African American Tobacco Prevention Network (NAATPN)
added May 16, 2018 18:01
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