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[UK] Frontline healthcare staff urged to intervene to cut around 55,650 smokers ending up in hospital

Public Health England is urging all NHS frontline staff to take advantage of free online training to help them deliver effective stop smoking advice. The latest figures show the burden to the NHS in England from smoking is £2.6billion. There is an urgen
The Phoenix Newspaper (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:19
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[UK] More smokers are kicking the habit in Wolverhampton

Smokers in Wolverhampton are giving up the bad habit more than anywhere else in the region, recent figures have revealed.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:09
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Five million UK smokers have tried to quit in the last 12 months, study finds

found around two thirds of adult smokers have attempted to stop in the last year, but one in five didn't even last a month... The study by V2 Cigs UK also found six per cent of those quizzed defended their habit by claiming they were merely 'social smoke
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:09
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Celebrate This Veteran's Day Tobacco Free

This Veteran’s Day, CDC is supporting veterans by sharing free resources available to help them quit tobacco use. Cigarette smoking and other tobacco use are harmful to the health of any user, but for active-duty military personnel tobacco use can be esp
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 9, 2017 18:46
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[Tennessee] Smokers Turn to e-Cigarettes in Attempt to Quit

e-cigarette smokers are highly likely to use the alternative nicotine product as part of their effort to quit smoking tobacco, according to results from a new survey on e-cigarette usage. In the Tennessee-based study, current cigarette smokers were seven
Medical Tribune
added Nov 8, 2017 17:20
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What a wheeze! Moment smoker has the fright of his life as his cigarette EXPLODES... then his prankster son-in-law explains he packed it with a FIRE CRACKER as a ploy to make him QUIT

The man's son-in-law, who filmed the prank, quickly explains that he had filled the cigarette with a fire cracker in a bid to help him give up smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:49
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[UK] Smokers turn to vaping as NHS Stoptober prompts a 29 per cent rise in e-cigarettes

The latest sales figures show that Public Health England’s new harm reduction approach to decreasing smoking rates across the UK has not only been widely accepted, but capitalised upon this Stoptober. For the first time, vaping has featured prominently w
LondonlovesBusiness.com
added Nov 7, 2017 19:14
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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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