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Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions, surgical site infections and blood clots if they were enrolled in a smoking cessation program prior to surgery, ac
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:29
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[UK] 'There is NO difference between vaping and smoking' - the small print that could invalidate all your insurance

Vapers may have kicked the habit, but they risk invalidating their insurance policies. When you apply for many insurance policies, like health insurance or life insurance, you’ll be asked whether you’re a smoker or not. Understandably if you’ve ditche
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:12
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[North Dakota] Houses passes bill to defund BreatheND

Nearly the last step was taken by the North Dakota House on Tuesday to defund BreatheND, the state's tobacco prevention and control agency created by an initiated measure in 2008. Senate Bill 2024 passed on a 63-29 vote after more than 40 minutes of deb
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 15, 2017 23:28
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CVS Antes Up Again in Its Fight to End Tobacco Use

Now, more than two years after tobacco was last sold in its stores, the company says it plans to fund $10 million in new and expanded programs as part of an effort to create the first tobacco-free generation. The money will support the second year of "Be
Investopedia.com
added Mar 14, 2017 16:49
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[UK] Paralympic gold medallist Megan Giglia launches 'One You Cheshire East'

PARALYMPIC gold medallist Megan Giglia helped launch a new health initiative this week. 'One You Cheshire East'... The One You Cheshire East support to stop smoking is being delivered by a number of community providers – Well Pharmacies, Rowland Pharmac
Crewe & Nantwich Guardian (uk)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:46
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[New Zealand] Zoe Hawke: Subsidising vaping to cut smoking rate

The Maori Party wants taxpayers to subsidise the cigarette alternative in a bid to stamp out smoking. Zoe Hawke, national tobacco control advocacy general manager for Hapai Te Hauora told Rachel Smalley tax revenue from cigarettes should be used to subs
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:49
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A study to examine changes in exposure to cigarette smoke chemicals when a smoker switches to using a tobacco heating product or an e-cigarette

Who is funding the study? British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited (UK)...Due to this lack of combustion, far fewer chemicals are formed but nicotine is still released and can be inhaled. THP consumables look similar to a cigarette, including a fi
ISRCTN registry (International Clinical Trials Registry Platform) (uk)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:22
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CVS Health Takes Next Step in Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the First Tobacco-Free Generation

announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company's five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation. The partnerships and pr
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:33
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[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Vaping could save lives — if government gets out of the way

restrictive regulation of e-cigarettes could be not only a poor policy choice, but also a violation of Canadians’ Charter-protected right to make decisions about their own bodies that will benefit their own health, as Courts have ruled is guaranteed by th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:27
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[Singapore] Speech by Senior Minister of State for Health, Dr Amy Khor at the MOH Committee of Supply Debate 2017

MOH will take further steps to reduce, if not eliminate the opportunities for our young to be tempted and take up smoking before 21.... 43. We are taking steps towards standardising tobacco packaging.
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:58
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