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Pfizer CEO Avoids Testifying with Another Chantix Settlement

Just one week before Bedsole’s Chantix lawsuit was scheduled to go to trial on January 23, 2013, Pfizer offered a settlement agreement. Bedsole sued Pfizer claiming that the drug he had used to help him quit smoking actually caused him to have suicidal th
Top Class Actions
added Jan 29, 2013 16:42
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[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14
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[Canada] Smoking in patients with heart attack reduced with varenicline

In patients who have had a heart attack, the drug varenicline significantly reduced smoking during the following year, found a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) . Patients who smoke after an acute coron
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 26, 2018 13:58
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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THE DOUBLE-EDGED DRUG Addiction Treatment With a Dark Side

In Demand in Clinics and on the Street, ‘Bupe’ Can Save or Ruin
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2013 18:22
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[UK] VICTORIA MACDONALD: How e-cigarettes can reduce the harm caused by smoking

The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) will publish draft guidance on harm reduction and will evaluate the use of pharmaceutical products, like zyban, that are licensed to help people cut down, behavioural support and counselling,
Channel 4 Television (uk)
added Oct 18, 2012 15:56
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A Comparison of Three Smokeless Tobacco Dependence Measures

► Smokeless tobacco (ST) dependence scales correlate with ST use. ► None of the ST dependence scales were associated with ST abstinence. ► Dependence scale use should be guided by the scale's theoretical construct.
Science Direct
added Jun 24, 2012 11:50
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[Canada] BC smoking cessation program, Pfizer's Champix drug facing questions

Questions are being raised about the research the fired B.C. health workers were involved in, including Christy Clark's highly-touted smoking cessation program and a controversial drug named Champix.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:11
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The 4 Best Ways Proven to Help Smokers Quit

Your chances of success increase if you use medications, experts find. Three medications are licensed for use for smoking cessation in the U.S. Alone, any of them beats placebos for effectiveness, says Time magazine. Here’s a breakdown of the four appro
Yahoo! Finance
added Apr 13, 2014 11:15
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[Arizona] A nanotech fix for nicotine dependence

launched an ambitious new project, designed to attack nicotine dependence in a radically new way. The research effort, pursued under a new $3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), will attempt to design a vaccine conferring imm
The Biodesign Institute (Arizona State University)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:59
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