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[Isle of Man, UK] Smoking costs – how about a month off this October?

Stoptober, which encourages smokers to go smokefree for 28 days, launches on 1 October and the Department of Health and Social Care is again backing the annual campaign from NHS England which last year saw 2.5 million attempt to quit. Stoptober is based
Manxnet (im)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:30
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Hamilton mum quits smoking in second pregnancy video

When Dayna Allen found out she was pregnant at 19, she knew she needed to cut the cigarettes. But she didn't. As a result, her daughter Tayla was hooked up to breathing support just hours after her birth. Dayna Allen smoked through her first pregna
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:24
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3 myths about mental health and quitting smoking

people with mental health and substance use conditions have been exploited by the tobacco industry and smoke at much higher rates than the general population. When it comes to quitting smoking, some common myths about mental health and quitting tobacco c
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 9, 2017 21:10
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Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too

Until now, nothing has been shown to slow the progression of early COPD -- other than smoking cessation, said Dr. Louis DePalo, a lung disease specialist who wasn't involved in the study. "Quitting smoking is the one thing that's tried and true," said D
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 8, 2017 14:05
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[UK] Football club goal to be smoke free

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to make a Sussex football team become a smoke-free club. The ambitious aim by Crawley Town FC is to get all its fans and staff to kick the habit and boost their health. The #RetireYourLighter campaign also encourages people
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:07
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[UK] Bath health bosses to step up pressure on people to stop smoking and lose weight before surgery

Patients facing surgery will be asked to stop smoking and lose weight first. From next month, health bosses in Bath and North East Somerset will start rolling out the initiative to improve how well patients fare after surgery. Patients facing hip and
Bath Chronicle (uk)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:06
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Perioperative tobacco use treatments: putting them into practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

This review examines the principles of tobacco use treatment, the rationale for tobacco use treatment in the perioperative period, and how treatment can be incorporated into the routine care of surgical patients. The discipline of implementation science h
British Medical Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:05
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[Minnesota] QUAM: This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke

(#1) I'm sick of the government telling me what to do. (#2) Vaping is known to help smokers quit. But then let's start making a list of why it's probably a good idea to change it. (#1) Smoking-related illnesses kill a half a million Americans every year
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:54
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[New Zealand] Northland smokers wanted for e-cigarette trial

Researchers are looking for Northlanders keen to take part in a trial of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and nicotine patches to see if they help people who smoke tobacco to quit. Researchers at the National Institute for Health Innovation, the Uni
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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Smoking Cessation and Risk of Esophageal Cancer by Histological Type: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Smoking cessation time-dependently decreases risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, particularly in Western populations, while it has limited influence on the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Sep 5, 2017 03:30
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