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Varenicline for tobacco-dependence treatment in alcohol-dependent smokers: A randomized controlled trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Varenicline is safe and efficacious for increasing smoking abstinence rates in smokers with alcohol abuse or dependence. Varenicline may decrease alcohol consumption in this population of smokers.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:51
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[UK] Last chance to take part in public health consultation

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking views from the public, key partners and other stakeholders about how its public health professionals can work more closely with other organisations in the City to improve the health and wellbeing of local resi
Gorgeous FM (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:21
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[UK] Smokefree Community Champions needed to help people kick the habit

A TEAM of 'Smokefree community champions' is being recruited in a bid to help people in Wallasey who are trying to kick the habit. Smoking is seen as the single most significant cause of poor health and early deaths in the borough and Wallasey Constitue
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:17
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Regulating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Next Steps In A Comprehensive Strategy For Tobacco Harm Reduction

The FDA’s new tobacco regulatory framework marks an unprecedented opportunity to reach the longstanding goal of eliminating the use of combustible cigarettes in the United States, and nicotine replacement therapies have a crucial role to play in this ove
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: Can I get a prescription for nicotine therapy on the NHS?

A. Yes, you can get nicotine replacement patches, spray and gum on the NHS but e-cigarettes are not currently available on prescription (they have to be bought from a pharmacy or a vape shop). To get an NHS prescription contact your local NHS Stop Smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[Ireland] MUCKIAN: No Smoke Without Fire: The Dangers of Vaping

Possibly, more should be done to advertise e-cigarettes to smokers as a means for them to quit smoking, as research has shown it is less harmful than tobacco smoking. All the same, when advertising such a message, it may be worth pointing out the adverse
University Observer (ie)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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How Do You Advise Your Patients About e-Cigarettes?

Do you think e-cigarettes are more or less harmful than smoking cigarettes? How often do you counsel your patients who smoke cigarettes to switch to e-cigarettes? Which, if any, tobacco products do you personally use? (Select all that apply)
Medical Tribune
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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BAKER: Has the UK's anti-smoking efforts reached its peak?

If Smoke-Free World proves to be independent and transparent in its activities and research recommendations, it sounds like an opportunity too important to be missed because of entrenched dogma. Smokers need help and information to encourage them to tran
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:47
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Mike Pence's home state can now require Medicaid recipients to work

Vice President Mike Pence and Seema Verma revolutionized Medicaid in Indiana a few years ago... Under the newly granted waiver, smokers who don't participate in tobacco cessation activities will face premium surcharges as an incentive to engage in health
CNN
added Feb 14, 2018 10:27
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new study: access to a range of treatment options helps smokers quit

most importantly, it matters whether smokers are nudged to use these resources or seek them out on their own. The Truth Initiative® study, supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute, included 5,290 current smokers who registered on BecomeAnE
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:05
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