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[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
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'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
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[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
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[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
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'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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Effect of a Brief Memory Updating Intervention on Smoking Behavior A Randomized Clinical Trial

Retrieval-extinction training substantially attenuated craving to both familiar and novel smoking cues and reduced the number of cigarettes smoked per day by participants 1 month after treatment relative to extinction training alone. Between-group differe
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:15
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[Louisiana] New reports suggests La. could be doing more to help smokers quit

"While the report states that the State of Louisiana's Tobacco Control programs are failing Louisiana smokers, it does not adequately reflect the service made available for no charge to Louisiana residents by the New Orleans-based Smoking Cessation Trust
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Twelve myths about e-cigarettes that failed to impress the TGA

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) last week rejected an application to liberalise the scheduling of nicotine... Here I look at 12 mantras about e-cigarettes that seem to have failed to impress the TGA.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 6, 2017 03:18
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Sleep: The Great Motivator

People who don't get enough sleep are more likely to make poor food choices and to eat more...They're also less likely to feel motivated to exercise or stick to their no-smoking plan; more likely to be in a bad mood; and they're probably less productive a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 4, 2017 15:33
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