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[UK] VIDEO: Expectant mums who quit smoking will have heavier and healthier babies, study shows

The study involving 40,000 mums-to-be showed that the number of women who stopped smoking almost doubled thanks to the programme. The BabyClear programme follows the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance around smoking in pre
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 14:56

[UK] Mums-to-be twice as likely to quit smoking if they get early help, Newcastle University study finds

Researchers from Newcastle University carried out a study of 40,000 mothers-to-be on the “BabyClear” programme, screening all pregnant women for smoking. Any woman still smoking when she first saw a midwife, at around eight weeks, was given information
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Feb 16, 2017 14:46

[UK] Scheme's success at stopping mums-to-be smoking

Pregnant women are almost twice as likely to quit smoking if they are supported from their first midwife appointment - and then are more likely to have heavier, healthier babies. Newcastle University researchers evaluated the "BabyClear" programme which
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 16, 2017 14:45

[UK] Evaluation of a complex healthcare intervention to increase smoking cessation in pregnant women: interrupted time series analysis with economic evaluation [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides evidence that implementation of a system-wide intervention across a regional health system focused on skills training, systematic universal carbon monoxide monitoring with opt-out referral, and improved referral pathways and communica
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2017 01:05

[Alabama] Tobacco users urged to quit the spit

Through With Chew Week begins Friday. During this week the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages users to give up smokeless tobacco. Through With Chew Week is an annual education campaign aimed at decreasing spit tobacco use and increasing awar
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Feb 16, 2017 00:49

[UK] Pregnant women in Stoke-on-Trent rewarded with shopping vouchers - for giving up smoking

Shopping vouchers are being handed to pregnant women in Stoke-on-Trent - to encourage them to give up smoking. At least 65 women have so far received the vouchers which are being paid for by Stoke-on-Trent City Council. Each smoker is challenged to sta
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:55

[UK] Hertfordshire’s vaping and e-cigarettes policy being rolled out across the country

An innovative policy encouraging the use of e-cigarettes by people who want to give up smoking is being rolled out nationally from Herts County Council. The new policy on guidance for using e-cigarettes is being taken up by other authorities across the c
Hemel Gazette (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:54

Global Smoking Cessation Partnering 2010 to 2017

The Global Smoking Cessation Partnering Terms and Agreements since 2010 report provides understanding and access to partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies.
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46

three ways to support loved ones while they quit smoking

BecomeAnEX, a digital quit smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative®, has some tips courtesy of Dr. J. Taylor Hays, M.D., a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and director of the Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependence Center. Becom
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46

FRIST: Tackling Tobacco Use In The Volunteer State: Let's Start With Tennessee Quit Week

In the last six weeks, two critical reports have shined a spotlight on Tennessee’s high levels of tobacco use and inadequate prevention efforts. In December, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health organizations published a report tha
added Feb 14, 2017 19:36
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