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How seniors can quit smoking with the help of Medicare and other tools

Can Medicare help me quit smoking? ... Dear Connie, Yes, Medicare actually covers up to eight face-to-face counseling sessions a year to help beneficiaries quit smoking. And, if you have a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, certain smoking-cessatio
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 22:12
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[New York, Wisconsin] Dr. Zorba: Woman wants to help husband stop smoking

Now, I’m not suggesting you put your husband in prison to get him to quit smoking, but I am suggesting you show him this information. In my home state of Wisconsin, nearly one in five still smoke. A pack-a-day habit costs nearly $3,000 every yea
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:09
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Proposed smoking bans in Cambridge exacerbate divide between haves and have-nots

Another large 2003 study, peer-reviewed and published in the British Medical Journal in 2003, similarly found no link between secondhand smoke and heart disease or lung cancer. Sir Richard Doll, the renowned epidemiologist who is credited with first estab
Wicked Local (MA)
added Nov 12, 2014 10:45
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] LETTERS: Medical masks don't protect against secondhand smoke | Readers' Post

The cloth or paper masks worn by doctors and nurses are not capable of filtering the fine particles and gases in secondhand smoke. Smoking outdoors for parents who smoke is the only safe alternative. James Repace, Online response
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:38
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[Texas] Letter of the Day: Lubbock must become smoke-free

A poll commissioned by the American Heart Association found 73 percent of Lubbockites believe they should have the right to breathe smoke-free air in restaurants and bars. This right must be extended to those who work in restaurants and bars as well. Ev
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 7, 2014 22:50
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[Washington] Column: Don’t let pregnancy go up in smoke

She and I both smoke. I say she should quit, she says she’ll just switch to e-cigs. What do you think?... #And the secondhand smoke exhaled by e-cig smokers contains those same chemicals and nanoparticles, so no vaping for you either.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Nov 7, 2014 22:47
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[Washington] Column: Don’t let pregnancy go up in smoke

She and I both smoke. I say she should quit, she says she’ll just switch to e-cigs. What do you think?... #And the secondhand smoke exhaled by e-cig smokers contains those same chemicals and nanoparticles, so no vaping for you either.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Nov 7, 2014 22:47
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LETTER: O'HARA: Ebola's got nothing on tobacco

Despite this awesome toll, the tobacco industry operates with impunity worldwide. When will our national and international leaders put things in perspective and take meaningful steps to curtail the worldwide tobacco pandemic?
Southern Maryland Newspapers
added Nov 7, 2014 11:38
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Dear Abby: Neighbors think it's a smoking room

But they come in, sit on our couch and don't say a word to us. Their eyes are glued to their tablets or cellphones instead. ... they're using our house as a "smoking room" so they won't have to stand in the cold or be away from their entertainment. My hu
Marysville (CA) Appeal-Democrat
added Nov 7, 2014 11:19
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[North Carolina] LETTER: We could not escape smoking in downtown Asheville

North Carolina, have banned smoking inside businesses. This is a great first step but it puts smokers on the sidewalks...these patios are often open to the restaurant allowing smoke to enter. There is simply no place downtown to avoid the class A carcinog
Mountain Xpress
added Nov 6, 2014 17:50
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