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[UK] Cash-strapped NHS chiefs AXE routine surgery for obese people and smokers in controversial move to save local health officials £68million

Hertfordshire residents who smoke or are obese face indefinite waits as local health officials desperately seek to make £68million in savings this year...Smokers will not be referred for non-urgent procedures, including hip and knee replacement, 'unless t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:02
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[USA] CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The impact of policies such as tobacco tax, plain packs and graphic health warnings is not just judged on smoker numbers, but on quitters and most importantly, in terms of prevention; the proportion of the population who have never smoked. The Australian
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:55
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[Canada] Integration of smoking cessation within CT lung cancer screenings shows life-saving results

A study that integrated robust smoking cessation programs into an organized low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening program found that the inclusion of both interventions has the potential to decrease mortality rates while being relatively cost-effective
EurekAlert
added Oct 17, 2017 13:23
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[UK] MILLETT: E-cigarettes are 'phenomenal' tool for GPs to help smokers quit

All evidence points to e-cigarettes being an effective tool in helping smokers to quit, experts told the RCGP annual conference in Liverpool – but only if they are coupled with specialist support and complete cessation of tobacco use.
GP Magazine (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:17
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[UK] British e-cigarette advocate urges Australian government to lift ban and save lives

Clive Bates, a former director of Action on Smoking and Health in the UK who claims to have no financial links with the tobacco industry, believes vaping products could lead to "one of the greatest public health wins of all time". In the UK, where e-cig
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:14
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[UK] Smoking at record low in South West, figures reveal

NUMBERS of smokers in the South West have reached a record low and boasts the lowest smoking rate in England since a ban came into force 10 years ago, figures reveal. Public Health England say 230,000 people have given up smoking in the south west since
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:37
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[UK] "I knew I needed to quit when I realised I was spending the equivalent of a mortgage on cigarettes" says ex-smoker Zemone

Thankfully, if you are eager to get back on track, new data published by the University College of London shows quitting success rates are at their highest for at least a decade. The latest figures say that the quitting rate is now nearly 20 per cent,
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes are 'phenomenal' tool for GPs to help smokers quit

All evidence points to e-cigarettes being an effective tool in helping smokers to quit, experts told the RCGP annual conference in Liverpool – but only if they are coupled with specialist support and complete cessation of tobacco use. In a session on ca
GP Magazine (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:35
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[UK] Sales of vape starter kits soar by 37 per cent as NHS Stoptober campaign embraces E-cigarettes

Director of Vape Club Dan Marchant said, that the medical acceptance has provided a watershed moment for public health: “It’s fantastic to see the NHS finally backing vaping as a pathway to quit smoking. “The industry has been backing this alternative f
LondonlovesBusiness.com
added Oct 16, 2017 15:32
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[Virginia] DAHL: Vital Signs: Need help kicking the habit? Skip electronic smoking devices

The belief that ESDs are less harmful than conventional cigarettes is still debatable. There is not enough research to show ESDs are effective in helping people quit, and they are not FDA-approved quit aids. ESDs have helped some people quit, but others
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Oct 16, 2017 05:59
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