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[UK] Quit smoking to save the NHS: Treating smokers costs THIS much every year

QUITTING smoking could save the NHS millions of pounds a year by preventing thousands of related illnesses, according to new research.
The [London, UK] Express
added May 12, 2017 16:53

[UK] A VOTE FOR HEALTH: Politicians must take urgent action to improve the health of the population and reverse cuts to public health (PDF)

In the face of an annual £30billion funding gap for the NHS in England by 2020-21, the impact of smoking and other avoidable health risks is severely stretching an NHS that is already at breaking point.
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:59

[UK-Wales] How you can quit smoking with support from NHS Wales

The Help Me Quit campaign from NHS Wales is highlighting how smokers can get access to help and support services
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 12, 2017 17:15

Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the public health and economic benefits of achieving a ‘tobacco-free’ UK [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings strengthen the case to set bold targets on long-term declines in smoking prevalence to achieve a tobacco ‘endgame’. Results demonstrate the health and economic benefits that meeting a TFA can achieve over just 20 years. Effective ambitions
Tobacco Control
added May 12, 2017 16:52

[UK] More than half of e-cigarette users have quit smoking tobacco, survey reveals

Action on Smoking and Health, which carried out the poll, says the findings highlight a communication challenge about the risk of vaping compared to smoking tobacco For the first time, more than half of e-cigarette users in the UK are ex-smokers, accord
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added May 11, 2017 20:06

[UK] Smoking ban should include all public areas, health experts say

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has called on pubs, restaurant gardens, shopping areas and public parks to be included in the list of areas where it is illegal to smoke...would lead to one third of smokers turning to e-cigarettes.
The Independent (uk)
added May 11, 2017 14:00

how employers and health plans can save money and help people quit smoking

That’s why Truth Initiative® developed the EX® Program, a new quit-smoking program in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. The program is designed for employers, health systems and health plans to offer to their employees and members. "We developed the EX P
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 13:53

Quit-smoking drug safe for lung disease patients

Varenicline is the most effective medication to help smokers quit... A study of more than 14,000 people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, or COPD, found that those using the drug were no more likely to suffer a heart attack than those using nic
Medical Xpress (
added May 11, 2017 13:16

answers to 8 common questions about smoking and pregnancy

We turned to the experts behind BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative® and developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, for answers to eight common questions about smoking and pregnancy.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 00:40

Evaluation of Nicotine Pharmacokinetics and Subjective Effects following Use of a Novel Nicotine Delivery System

The pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of nicotine delivered by P3L, a pulmonary nicotine delivery system, and its effects on smoking urges and craving relief in relation to Nicorette® inhalator were evaluated....suggest P3L is an innovative nicotine delivery p
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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