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[Texas] GONZALEZ: Quit smoking for better health — November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Quitting smoking is not easy due to the highly addictive nicotine found in cigarettes but a healthcare professional can help connect you to resources to help you quit, which could save your life.
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Nov 7, 2017 03:52
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[UK] STUBBED OUT Five million adults have tried to stop smoking in the last year – but one in five didn’t last a month

And half of those who tried blamed a lack of willpower for their failure to kick nicotine. Despite not being able to pack them in for good, one third of users said they were able to cut back by more than 75 per cent while one quarter halved their intake
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK] 40,000 healthcare professionals trained to help smokers quit

Public Health England (PHE) today (3 November 2017) confirmed that nearly 40,000 healthcare professionals have been trained to offer quit smoking advice as part of a drive to make the NHS smoke-free by 2019. An event today in Birmingham, held by PHE, wil
Wired-GOV (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:38
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[Spain] Several health organizations have adopted the 5A’s brief intervention model (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange...Factors associated with implementation of the 5A’s smoking cessation model [FREE FULL TEXT]

clinical healthcare workers do not perform the 5A’s completely. The main barriers identified suggest the need of training and making available practical guidelines in healthcare services. Organizational support is essential for moving towards the implemen
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:49
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Bioabsorption Breakthrough Shows Promise for Tobacco, Cannabinoids, Medication

The development of readily absorbed nicotine-infused edible products could create smoke-free cigarette alternatives and greatly improve upon the success of inhalation smoking cessation programs...expected FDA action makes [PMI] a potential licensee for ed
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:26
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[UK] Effect of a short smoking cessation training session on smoking cessation behaviour and its determinants among GP trainees in England

Training elicited an immediate and sustained effect on capability, perceived opportunity and behaviour itself. While perceived barriers referring to capability were greatly reduced, barriers referring to opportunity (e.g. lack of time) persisted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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Feasibility of Using Ecological Momentary Assessment to Study Unaided Smoking Cessation in Couples

it is feasible and effective to collect EMA data on smoking cessation from couples. However, compliance with lapse reporting was poor, especially for Partners. Researchers could provide remuneration on a different schedule, provide shorter lapse reports,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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CVS Health Foundation Awards $1 Million Dollars in Grants to Eight Cancer Centers to Increase Smoking Cessation Resources in the Oncology Setting

"AACI thanks the CVS Health Foundation for its important commitment to promoting tobacco cessation and improving cancer treatment outcomes," said AACI Executive Director Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH. "While all of AACI's 97 cancer centers champion preventi
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 17:10
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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2017 15:58
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