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Heart attack patients missing out on smoking cessation drugs

People may be inspired to quit smoking cigarettes soon after a heart attack, but new research suggests many don't take advantage of drugs that help kick the habit. Only 7 percent of smokers picked up a prescription for a smoking cessation drug during the
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:42
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7 Facts About Nicotine Free Herbal Cigarettes

popular because they promote a “healthier” alternative to regular cigarettes, and they come in many appealing flavors such as vanilla, cherry, etc.... One should be aware that just because they’re nicotine free doesn’t mean they are healthy...you should a
Insider Monkey
added Jul 21, 2017 17:50
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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[UK] LETTER: Estimating the population impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence from RCTs and from surveys in England indicate that using an e-cigarette in a quit attempt increases the probability of success on average by approximately 50% compared with using no aid or LNP bought from a shop—similar to use of a licensed medi
Addiction
added Jul 20, 2017 19:53
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44
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[Asia-pacific] Doctors could help smokers in Japan quit online under health ministry plan

The proposal would allow doctors to consult patients via personal computers or smartphones to help them quit smoking, as long as the consultation uses accepted information communications technology and is offered through trusted organizations such as cor
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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[UK] National plan calls on nurses to ‘engage’ with smokers to quit

Nurses will have access to training on helping patients quit smoking as part of a new national anti-tobacco drive, which also calls on health professionals to promote cessation at every opportunity.
Nursing Times
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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[UK] Midwives ‘need more training’ to address smoking in pregnancy

Midwives need more consistent training in how to communicate the harms of smoking to pregnant women, according to a new report. They also need more training in the use carbon monoxide monitors, said the report, published by Action on Smoking and Health
Nursing Times
added Jul 19, 2017 14:20
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[UK] Teen and pregnant smokers face Government crackdown under drastic new plans to slash rates as experts predict the 'end is in sight' for cigarettes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Finland] Can this pill help smokers quit?

A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, nontoxic smoking-cessation product, according to researchers in Finland. At least two US experts are not convinced, however.
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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