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[UK, UK-Scotland] Increase in smoking quitters reported

The Western Isles are delighted to report that they have had the highest percentage increase in the number of supported smoking quit attempts between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The percentage of successful quit attempts at 12 weeks in the Western Isles was 55%,
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigs and bans inspire ‘sea-change’ in Dundee

Almost a fifth of smokers attempting to kick the habit did so last year — the highest success rate in seven years. Figures from NHS Scotland show that 19.3% of Dundee smokers trying to quit were able to do so within 12 weeks of their designated quit dat
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:41
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John Boehner says Barack Obama quit smoking because he's 'scared to death' of his wife Michelle

Speaking to Politico, Boehner said that the former president quit smoking because he's 'scared to death' of his wife Michelle. ...Boehner's story complicates what the public has been told about Obama's smoking habit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:36
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Achieve Announces Company Presentation at Virtual Investor Conference on November 2, 2017

committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that Rick Stewart, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on November 2, 2017.
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:08
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A Community-Based “Street Team” Tobacco Cessation Intervention by and for Youth and Young Adults

This Street Team approach for youth and young adults is promising as an effective approach to the promotion of tobacco cessation among users and engagement and empowerment in tobacco control efforts among non-users.
Journal of Community Health
added Oct 31, 2017 01:31
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Peers can reduce tobacco use among younger smokers

Participating in a brief intervention delivered by their peers in community settings can help reduce smoking among youth and young adults, a new study from a team of tobacco-cessation researchers shows. Published in the "Journal of Community Health," th
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:30
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Helping smokers quit: Payments, personalized support can work

Money can be more powerful than nicotine, as a new study found that smokers who received financial incentives, in addition to personalized support, to help them quit were more successful than smokers who did not receive these interventions. Published in J
EurekAlert
added Oct 31, 2017 01:18
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Effect of Patient Navigation and Financial Incentives on Smoking Cessation Among Primary Care Patients at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital

Conclusions and Relevance In this study of adult daily smokers at 1 large urban safety-net hospital, patient navigation and financial incentives for smoking cessation significantly increased the rates of smoking cessation.
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 31, 2017 01:15
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When It Pays to Quit, More People Stop Smoking

"Our results show that a successful intervention to help [low-income] individuals quit smoking should be multifaceted and focus on both assisting with resources and, when possible, providing financial incentives," said lead author Dr. Karen Lasser. She's
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2017 01:13
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E-Cigarettes Still Dividing Scientists – Are They a Virus or the Vaccine? To Vape or Not to Vape?

The safety of e-cigs can only be discussed in the context of smoking. Regular fags kill half of the people who use them. So far, there’s no evidence that vaping killed a single person. I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.
The Good Men Project
added Oct 29, 2017 16:47
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