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[UK] Should we BRIBE people to be healthier? Cash incentives 'help smokers quit, and encourage people to take statins to lower cholesterol'

Two studies suggest monetary incentives could help improve health Pregnant women offered $600 (£400) to quit smoking at greater rates of success than those who relied on willpower and NHS services alone
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2015 13:37

[UK-Scotland] New study finds financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking are highly cost-effective

The scientific journal Addiction has today published the first cost-effectiveness analysis of financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking. The report found that financial incentives are highly cost-effective, with an incremental cost-effectiv
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44

[UK-Scotland] 'Get pregnant mums to quit smoking – by paying them in shopping vouchers'

Pregnant mothers are two and a half times more likely to quit smoking if they are paid in shopping vouchers - an idea that could save the NHS millions, say scientists. A study of 600 women found those paid £400 to buy products gave up quicker than those
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44

[Asia, Mid-east] As Health ‘Goes Up in Smoke,’ Lebanon’s Youth Battle Over Tobacco

This is the new face of youth smoking in Lebanon and indeed across the Middle East... Lebanon’s young people have a particular taste for water pipes, also known as hookah or shisha. As these graphs from peer review journal Tobacco Control clearly show, m
Egyptian Streets
added Nov 11, 2015 17:17

Grammy Award-winning Singer Patti LaBelle Teams Up with American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE to Educate the Public about Lung Cancer

Personally affected by lung cancer, LaBelle shares her voice this Lung Cancer Awareness Month to help defeat the #1 cancer killer of women, a disease that new research confirms too few women have on their health radar
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2015 16:05

[UK] The doctor who says anyone can look young when they’re 60: You won’t need a facelift - just a lot of dedication!

First, there are preventative measures we should all be following - not smoking;... ‘When a woman hits her 50s, you can tell...Saggy skin can be completely rejuvenated by a good surgeon. Wrinkles? They’re for ever: you can’t do anything.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 23:48

[UK] Quit smoking aid hit by Telford council cash cuts

Nearly 120 pregnant women were supported to give up smoking in 2014/15 and in total more than 1,000 smokers were supported to stop lighting up in the same period. But council bosses say they have no choice and claim the cuts have been forced upon them b
Shropshire Star (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:13

Varenicline addresses gender gap in smoking cessation rates for women

Ordinarily, women have poorer smoking quit rates than men but a new analysis of data shows that the drug varenicline could tackle this issue.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:33

Grammy Award-winning Singer Patti LaBelle Teams Up with American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE to Educate the Public about Lung Cancer

To kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative, nationally presented by CVS Health, today announced its partnership with Grammy Award-winning singer Patti LaBelle to further educate the public
PR Newswire
added Nov 4, 2015 22:52

School personnel smoking, school-level policies, and adolescent smoking in low- and middle-income countries

the link between personnel and teacher smoking on school grounds, and student smoking in 62 low-income and middle-income countries...Low-income and middle-income countries may reduce smoking among young people by banning smoking for teachers and school pe
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2015 08:22
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