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new study: access to a range of treatment options helps smokers quit

most importantly, it matters whether smokers are nudged to use these resources or seek them out on their own. The Truth Initiative® study, supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute, included 5,290 current smokers who registered on BecomeAnE
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:05

Quit Smoking with Help from A Trusted Resource: Your Pharmacist by Walgreens

This content is from our sponsor. The sponsor has sole editorial control.... Studies show that consulting with a pharmacist and using pharmacotherapy medications can significantly increase your success rate in quitting smoking.3 Our pharmacists are train
added Feb 13, 2018 18:01
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[UK] New data shows people in Bexley are successfully giving up smoking

From April to September last year 537 people in Bexley signed up with the NHS Stop Smoking Service and set themselves a date to quit. At follow up meetings four weeks later 296 people said they had given up, according to data from NHS England. That's 55
This is Local London (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:03

[UK] Campaign for a Smokefree Sheffield launched

Set up to help smokers, non-smokers, quitters and the whole community work towards a future without tobacco, Smokefree Sheffield brings the city’s tobacco control board and local services together under one umbrella. It has launched a new website – www.
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:02

[UK] E-cigarettes Associated With Depressed Smoking Cessation: A Cross-sectional Study of 28 European Union Countries

These results suggest that e-cigarettes are associated with inhibiting rather than assisting in smoking cessation. On the population level, the net effect of the entry of e-cigarettes into the European Union (and Great Britain) is associated with depress
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Feb 12, 2018 20:50

WILSON: We need to start taking vaping seriously as a way to save lives ($$)

It’s an unprecedented turnaround. E-cigarettes, once painted as a new and sinister health risk, are now being promoted as a public health lifeline – in the UK, at least. Yet if we want to make the most of their potential, healthcare staff need to put asi
New Scientist
added Feb 12, 2018 19:09

[UK] MITCHELL: Why is the NHS listening to the siren voices of the vape manufacturers?

Allen Carr’s book remains unrecommended by official bodies, never mind free on the NHS. The government wants to tell people it’s easier to give up if you commit to regular spending on a different nicotine product instead. As BAT fails to produce the only
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:47

Richards: It's quittin' time in Tennessee every February for smokers

At this time of year, many of us have already left our New Year's resolutions behind, but Tennessee Quit Week, held each February, offers the perfect opportunity to make a commitment to quit tobacco use now. This initiative is in its third year and bring
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Feb 12, 2018 06:02

[Tennessee] National smoking rates decline, local challenges remain

The current smoking rate in Tennessee — 22.1 percent of adults use cigarettes — gives it the eighth highest rate of smoking prevalence in the nation. In Alabama and Georgia, 21.5 percent and 17.9 percent of adults, respectively, are smokers.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Feb 11, 2018 19:03

PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

The key findings of PHE’s Evidence Review are that: Vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking to vaping conveys substantial health benefits; E-cigarettes could be contributing to at least 20,000 suc
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:32
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