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[UK] Men twice as likely to develop oral cancer

According to the latest data released by Cancer Research UK around 5,300 men are diagnosed with oral cancer every year in the UK compared to around 2,500 women. The data also reveals oral cancer is more often diagnosed in men at a younger age compared w
Healthcare Learning: Smile-on (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:48
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[UK] Big moves to help smokers in hospital in Hartlepool

Smokers will be offered nicotine replacement therapy when they stay on hospital wards in Hartlepool. It’s one of a raft of changes being introduced by the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust which is re-launching its smoke free agenda. We have
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:43
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[UK] Obese people and smokers face delays for routine operations in Bath and North East Somerset

Obese patients and smokers must wait longer for routine operations than their slimmer, non-smoking counterparts in Bath and North East Somerset. Local health commissioners introduced the potentially controversial policy this month – with the backing of
Somerset Live (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:40
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[UK] Suffolk couples denied IVF on NHS if they use e-cigarettes

In February, Public Health England published a report led by evidence from independent tobacco experts saying vaping was at least 95% less harmful than cigarettes and was a safe way to quit smoking. The Mail reported there was “scant evidence” that vapi
Ipswich Star (uk)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:05
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[UK] Type 2 diabetes drug could be used to treat nicotine withdrawal for people trying to quit smoking

A study on mice led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that metformin, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, could block symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, especially cravings. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:50
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[UK] FACE-BACCY Kids are being sold cigarettes and e-cigs on Facebook despite social media giant’s ban

Kids can buy tobacco and e-cigs without restiction on Facebook, a study found Researchers also found the majority did not have any age restrictions. ... Sellers also sponsored events and launched contests in a bid to push tobacco and vaping products.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[UK] 94,000 illegal cigarettes seized in County Durham

MORE than 94,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized by officers in County Durham in the last 12 months. Meanwhile more than 20 per cent of premises where Durham County Council made test purchases to see if sellers are abiding by laws to prevent the sal
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:53
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[UK] South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue (SYFR) is working in partnership with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust, to provide a meeting group once a week at Adwick station to help support residents who feel that the time has come to take that step to a heal
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:52
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[Netherlands, UK, USA] Rethinking the Career Landscape for Nicotine and Tobacco Trainees and Early Career Professionals

The goal of the present commentary is to reflect on our collective experiences as early career nicotine and tobacco scientists working in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands to provide information, resources, and additional consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:39
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Seeing new opportunities to help smokers quit: A UK national survey of optometrist delivered smoking cessation behavioural support interventions

Substantial gaps exist in UK optometrists’ current smoking cessation training and practice. Evidence-based training resources are needed to support the implementation of smoking cessation interventions into routine optometry practice.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:37
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