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Medicaid helps people stop smoking

The research — from NORC's J. Wyatt Koma, Pitt's Marian Jarlenski, and others, to be published in Medical Care this month — shows a demonstrable increase in people who receive Medicaid quitting smoking.
Vox Media
added Nov 15, 2017 03:21
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[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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Cancer Research UK raises awareness in Preston

Pop star Ronan Keating is backing the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Roadshow which is visiting Preston...more than four in 10 cases of cancer could be prevented, largely through lifestyle changes. Not smoking is the best thing people can do to redu
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:46
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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Cigarette? No Thanks, I’ll Take the Extra Vacation Days Instead

Labor Department has shown a willingness to sue employers that it believes are running noncompliant wellness and tobacco cessation programs...filed a federal court lawsuit against Macy’s, Anthem, and Cigna over the retailer’s smoking cessation program, wh
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:31
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Medicaid expansion under ACA linked to higher rate of smoking cessation

When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion, according to a new analysis from the Univ
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:06
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[UK] Leicester nurses take e-cigarette message to shoppers

Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation. Lung cancer specialist nurses at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will run a stall at Beaumont Leys Sh
Nursing Times
added Nov 14, 2017 12:44
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Commitment Is Key for Online Quit-Smoking Groups cigarettes

An online social network designed to help you quit smoking can do just that, a new study finds. But the odds of quitting rise along with the level of active involvement, the researchers said. They examined the impact of BecomeAnEX.org, a social network
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2017 03:33
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a key to successfully quit smoking and stay quit

experts offer many tips for quitting smoking that you may have heard before, like how to identify triggers and cope with withdrawal. But there’s a key to successfully quitting that may not be as well known: celebrating the work you’ve done to become toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:03
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[Australia] Experts Are Urging Smokers To Switch Over To Vaping

“For those smokers who won’t or can’t quit, the next best thing would be to switch to vaping,” he said. Professor McRobbie is a co-author of the influential Cochrane Review into e-cigarettes which found e-cigarettes can help people to quit smoking but c
Triple M radio (au)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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