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Shah Rukh Khan plans to quit smoking, drinking for kids

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, a doting father to three, says he is planning to quit smoking and drinking and adopt a healthier lifestyle to enable himself spend more time with his children.
Kahlee Times (ae)
added Mar 20, 2017 06:00
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[California] SUMMERS: E-cigarette myths should go up in smoke

restricting access to, a technology that helps tens of thousands of people — perhaps more — safely and effectively quit smoking every year. After all, without a crisis — even an imagined one — how would politicians and government agencies justify their ca
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Mar 19, 2017 13:42
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] The Big Read: After raising legal smoking age, what next? Iceland may offer answer

As the experiences of some other countries, most notably Iceland, have shown, the final push to eradicate smoking here could require a more holistic approach - going beyond legislation and public education - as well as a frank national discussion where t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:51
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Effects of varenicline on cognitive function in non-smokers with schizophrenia

smoking may improve while tobacco abstinence worsens cognition in SZ. Thus, nAChR-based treatments remediating cognitive deficits are warranted. Varenicline, a nAChR partial agonist, is the most effective smoking cessation medication in SZ, and may have
Schizophrenia research
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smoking cessation programs benefit patients prior to joint replacements

The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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SKLAROFF, GODSHALL, GAMBESCIA: Vaping isn't smoking, it's a disease prevention method

And, as the new Administration pledges to slash many harmful regulations, it should include the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent vapor product regulation, which was touted as another important measure to protect children from Big Tobacco and n
The Hill
added Mar 17, 2017 22:44
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Smoking Cessation Drug May Boost Cognition in Schizophrenia

The smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) appears to enhance cognition in nonsmoking individuals with and those without schizophrenia, new research indicates. The results also showed that the drug reduced the cognitive impairment typicall
Medical Tribune
added Mar 17, 2017 16:54
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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Tobacco cessation and household spending on non-tobacco goods: results from the US Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Households that quit tobacco spend less in areas that enable or complement their tobacco cessation, most of which may be motivated by financial strain. The most robust association between tobacco cessation and spending was the significantly lower spendin
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
Law360
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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