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Do E-Cigs Help You Break the Habit or Start One?

The longstanding debate over whether electronic cigarettes help stop smoking or encourage it now has its answer: They appear to do both. A much-talked-about study published earlier this week says that e-cigarettes, or e-cigs, may be a safe and useful
Consumer Reports
added Feb 11, 2017 00:03

Quit smoking with a daily 10-minute exercise: Researchers hope new computer-based program will help Australians kick their nicotine habits

The latest fix for quitting smoking involves 10-minute brain exercises in front of a computer screen. Researchers from Deakin University hopes a new 'brain training' program will help smokers build up impulse control - and give up cigarettes for good.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:41

[New York] Some smokers say government should butt out

Cumm, survivor of a bout of cancer that she believes came from secondhand smoke, welcomes the smoking ban at Plattsburgh Housing Authority properties, including her own. Other tenants, however, believe it’s an infringement on their constitutional rights
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57

Nomura Bets on Startup to Help Japan’s Smokers Kick the Habit

CureApp Inc., which develops mobile applications to treat ailments including tobacco addiction, received 380 million yen ($3.4 million) this month from investors including Nomura and Keio’s venture-capital partnership, the startup’s founder and Chief Exec
Bloomberg News
added Feb 9, 2017 18:24

[New Zealand] Smoking Health Target Success in Bay of Plenty

Over 26,000 Bay of Plenty smokers have been given help to quit during the past 15 months as a major health target is met for the first time. Every year the Ministry of Health sets District Health Boards six health targets and tracks their progress again
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 9, 2017 18:22

'Extinction therapy' could help smokers quit

Scientists believe that lengthy exposure to environmental triggers for cravings, such as seeing a cigarette box or a lighter, could actually help smokers to quit. They studied a technique known as extinction therapy, targets the harmful Pavlovian associa
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:54

[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00

[Kentucky] JONES: Ky. bill would remove barriers to quitting smoking

As an ear, nose and throat specialist, I have treated many patients suffering the physical consequences of smoking..I support Senate Bill 89, which would create barrier-free access to proven-effective smoking cessation treatments as prescribed to patients
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 8, 2017 00:52
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[UK] Craven smokers urged to stub out the habit

The plea has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council after new figures showed the extent of the damage caused to the heart by smoking. Public Health England has revealed that 45 people a day die from cardiovascular disease due to smoking.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:25

'Extinction therapy' could help smokers kick habit, study suggests

scientists believe that lengthy exposure to environmental triggers for cravings could be precisely what smokers need to help them quit. The technique, known as extinction therapy, targets the harmful Pavlovian associations that drive addiction with the ai
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:15
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