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[Asia, Israel] SMOKING-CESSATION AIDS EFFECTIVENESS DWINDLES AFTER 1 YEAR OF PRESCRIPTION

Prescription drugs included in the basket of health services to help smokers kick the habit are only mildly effective a year later they're prescribed, and they also may present annoying and even serious side effects. So says a new Tel Aviv University met
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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[UK] Smokefree generation is 'now within sight', officials say as new figures show 66,000 adults gave up the bad habit in six months (so where in England is the most successful for trying to quit?)

Nearly 66,000 adults quit the bad habit over 6 months with the help of the NHS But there was a stark divide in success rates across England, the data showed Cumbria had the lowest rates of success (23%) and Slough had the highest (85%)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:21
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[UK] Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2017 to September 2017

•134,101 people set a quit date and at the 4 week follow-up 65,876 people (49 per cent) had successfully quit (self-reported) . •72 per cent of these successful quitters had their results confirmed by Carbon Monoxide verification . •Quitting success incr
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:21
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LEHRER: E-cigarettes are what the doctor ordered

Of course, it is advisable that current smokers make an effort to quit altogether, but e-cigarettes provide an alternative for those who aren't successful. Likewise, some doctors and some patients may try other approaches ranging from drugs like Chantix t
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12
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[Michigan] Smoking: A hard to quit lifestyle habit

Michigan is ranked high for both lung cancer and smoking rates. According to the CDC, one in five Michiganders smoke. The Upper Peninsula is no exception. More than 75 percent of Cardiopulmonary rehab center patients at Portage Hospital are former smoker
WLUC - Fox TV6 (Negaunee, MI)
added Jan 31, 2018 04:00
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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?

Pictorial cigarette pack warnings increased quit intentions by increasing negative affect. Message reactance partially attenuated this increase in intentions. The opposing associations of negative affect and reactance on perceived risk may explain why pic
Tobacco Control
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: These products are safer than cigarettes – why don’t the regulators want to know?

And so we have two products which are manifestly less harmful than cigarettes, both of which have a track record of getting people to stop smoking. One is illegal in the EU. The other is illegal in the USA. Neither of them can be labelled as less harmful
The Spectator (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:33
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SIEGEL: Real Talk About Vaping / A new report shows that, at this time, there are no known long-term health effects.

it is possible to make e-cigarettes that pose little health risk, but because the FDA has dragged its feet and chosen to take a prohibitionist approach rather than to do its actual job, there continue to be products on the market that are exposing users t
U.S. News & World Report
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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MCKEGANEY: FDA Should Recognize That E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

Controversy surrounding e-cigarettes is largely the result of insufficient research, misinformation, or failure to understand the products’ potential benefits. The questions that ought to come — and, in fact, increasingly are coming — to the foreground f
American Spectator
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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Struggling to Quit Smoking? Try These Tips

If your New Year's resolution was to quit smoking, it's probably time to consider ways to improve your chances of success. For starters, list your reasons for wanting to quit, suggest experts from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Want to improve y
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2018 14:48
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