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[UK] Smokefree pregnancies ‘on the up’ thanks to Mums2Be Smokefree

Somerset mums are having healthier pregnancies and ‘smokefree’ lives thanks to the support they receive during and after their pregnancy. Last year was a record breaking year for the Mums2Be Smokefree service (M2Bs), with 504 women using the Somerset Co
Somerset County Council (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:02
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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Advice from Former-Smoking E-Cigarette Users to Current Smokers on How to Use E-Cigarettes as Part of an Attempt to Quit Smoking

Encouraging cigarette smokers to interact with experienced vapers in places where vapers themselves once received advice and now give advice about vaping – vape shops and online discussion fora – may have significant potential to help more smokers to swit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:59
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What do smokers want in a smartphone-based cessation application?

Mobile health interventions have the potential to reach a large number of smokers, but are currently under-utilized. Additional effort is needed to ensure parity in treatment access. Gain-framed messages may be especially useful for engaging smokers, eve
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:57
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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Will Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

So far, FDA officials are just investigating the option and opening up a public dialogue on the issue of “nonaddictive” cigarettes. Additionally, FDA officials are examining the possibility of increasing access to medicinal nicotine products to help pe
Healthline Networks
added Aug 4, 2017 01:15
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[UK] South Tyneside on track for ‘smoke-free generation’ by 2030

South Tyneside’s health and wellbeing strategy has been meeting its targets to reduce smoking. The number of people smoking in the borough is at its lowest level in five years, having fallen from 25% in 2010 to 18% today. Coun Tracey Dixon, lead member fo
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:36
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[Ireland] Mothers-to-be need more help to quit smoking

Efforts in Irish maternity hospitals to persuade pregnant women to stop smoking have been described as inadequate. The finding is the result of an audit of smoking cessation services at the country’s 19 maternity units by a team of medical researchers. T
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:05
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[Ireland] A National Audit of Smoking Cessation Services in Irish Maternity Units.

Although smoking is an important modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes, smoking cessation services are inadequate in the Irish maternity services and there are variations in practices between hospitals.
Irish Medical Journal (ie)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:04
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Smaller Majority of Heavy Smokers Say They Want to Quit

A majority of all U.S. cigarette smokers would like to quit, but heavier smokers are less likely to say this than lighter smokers. Sixty-eight percent of smokers who smoke more than a pack of cigarettes a day say they would like to quit, compared with 73
Gallup Organization
added Aug 2, 2017 15:42
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