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FDA clears first over-the-counter (OTC) carbon monoxide breath sensor for use in smoking cessation programs

Carrot Inc. announced today that its Carbon Monoxide Breath Sensor System has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for over-the-counter (OTC) commercial use in smoking cessation programs. The Bluetooth-enabled mobile device, which p
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[UK] Smoking cessation service is cut back to save £46,000

A VITAL facility which has helped tens of thousands of people to kick the habit is being downsized. The Stop Smoking Service run by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust will no longer provide support for the general public. The Bolton Council cuts are already c
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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Macy's Lawsuit: SelfHelpWorks Offers Clarity For Wellness Programs

“The important thing to note here is that Macy’s did in fact offer their smokers a tobacco cessation program that would allow them to qualify for the tobacco-free health insurance rates,” said Noar. “However, the Reasonable Alternative requirements are c
PR Web
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[UK] SPENCE: Is the government finally starting to see sense on e-cigarettes?

This month is ‘Stoptober’, the annual government-backed campaign to persuade smokers to give up tobacco for good. This year, for the first time, the organisers have taken the decision to endorse vaping as an effective tool to help smoking addicts quit.
The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[UK] EastEnders' Laila Morse backs Stoptober as she reveals health scare that made her quit smoking for good

tried “about 12 times”. None of it worked...“I went for a cholesterol test. When I went back to get the results, the doctor said, ‘Your cholesterol’s really high....“‘It’s 12, you’re on the point of having a stroke or a heart attack’. Well, it frightened
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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Switching to e-cigarettes could save 6.6 million American smokers: researchers

In an analysis of potential health benefits of getting smokers to quit tobacco, the researchers found that those 6.6 million people who switched to vaping would live for a collective total of up to 86.7 million extra years.
Reuters
added Oct 3, 2017 12:52
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FRIED: How investing in public health could cure many health care problems

Now that the Cassidy-Graham bill has been pulled, it’s a good time to think about concrete ways to improve health and health care in our country... Efforts at smoking cessation should also be increased. The total economic cost of smoking in the United St
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:50
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[Australia] FRANDSEN: Why we should pay people to stop smoking

Despite some of the strictest tobacco control policies in the world, recent data shows the decline in smoking in Australia has stalled. “First-line” quitting strategies available in Australia such as nicotine patches offer around a 7% success rate (or 93
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:42
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[UK] LAIDLER: How exercise can help you stop smoking

Over my ten year career in the fitness industry I have seen many people utilise the discipline of exercise to combat the habit of smoking....all stand a better chance of success if you combine them with exercise. The reason is that exercise helps your bo
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:39
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Study estimates years of life that could be saved in US if smokers switched to e-cigarettes

A research team, led by Dr David Levy at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC, modelled the impact for public health if large numbers of cigarette smokers switched to e-cigarettes (vaping) under two scenarios - an Optimistic Scenario wher
EurekAlert
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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