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'Extinction therapy' could help smokers kick habit, study suggests

scientists believe that lengthy exposure to environmental triggers for cravings could be precisely what smokers need to help them quit. The technique, known as extinction therapy, targets the harmful Pavlovian associations that drive addiction with the ai
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:15
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Sleep: The Great Motivator

People who don't get enough sleep are more likely to make poor food choices and to eat more...They're also less likely to feel motivated to exercise or stick to their no-smoking plan; more likely to be in a bad mood; and they're probably less productive a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 4, 2017 15:33

[New York] LETTER: In Your Face on Smoking

What could one 90-something geezer, born in Iowa, do to make this a better borough? standard line is: “Hey! I hear that you’re quitting smoking tomorrow!” Surprising responses: “Wish I could.” “No, not really.” “I’m trying.” “It’s hopeless.” “Since I
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2017 19:19

[Australia] HILDEBRAND: Quitting smoking made me a criminal

My crime was to quit the only way I knew I could: By replacing a real cigarette with an e-cigarette that delivered the nicotine without virtually all of the stuff that actually kills you. That practice is currently illegal. The Therapeutic Goods Administ
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:10
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[New Zealand] Tobacco smokers invited to participate in quit trial

Auckland tobacco smokers are invited to take part in a trial to determine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes combined with nicotine patches and behavioural support, to help people quit smoking. Researchers hope to recruit about 1800 participants from the
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:07

Electronic nicotine delivery systems and/or electronic non-nicotine delivery systems for tobacco smoking cessation or reduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The limitations of the cohort studies led us to a rating of very low-certainty evidence from which no credible inferences can be drawn. Lack of usefulness with regard to address the question of e-cigarettes' efficacy on smoking reduction and cessation was
BMJ Open (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 21:01
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Effect of a Brief Memory Updating Intervention on Smoking Behavior A Randomized Clinical Trial

Retrieval-extinction training substantially attenuated craving to both familiar and novel smoking cues and reduced the number of cigarettes smoked per day by participants 1 month after treatment relative to extinction training alone. Between-group differe
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:15

[Indiana] FERGUSON: Raising cigarette tax will improve health

Tobacco Free Indiana and the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, two coalitions representing more than 100 partners from business, health, advocacy and community organizations are working together on a solution to reduce smoking in Indiana. The solution:
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Feb 1, 2017 14:08

Health Canada and Canadian Cancer Society launch renewed Break It Off campaign

The Break It Off campaign encourages young adult smokers to “break off” their bad relationship with smoking and stay smoke-free. The Break It Off website has tools and resources that will help young adults work through the various stages of breaking up w
Government of Canada (ca)
added Feb 3, 2017 01:53

Phone-Connected Nicotine Patch Helps Smokers Quit

California start-up Chrono Therapeutics has created a smart nicotine patch called SmartStop, that is able to deliver a high-does of nicotine much more rapidly to the wearer. The SmartStop patch nicotine delivery system monitors individuals activity and cr
added Jan 31, 2017 18:16
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