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2013-01-03 12:23:17

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Time to start making those New Year's resolutions, and if you're a smoker it's probably crossed your mind that 2013 should be the year you kick the habit. There are plenty of smoking cessation products on hand to help Americans quit smoking and according to a new report from Mintel on smoking cessation aids, people are expected to use them. Sales of smoking cessation products are projected to increase 3% from 2011-12, reaching $1 billion and they...

2013-01-02 05:03:42

Secrets from Breaking Nicotine Addiction Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Entrepreneur Craig Nabat struggled for years attempting to break his pack and half a day smoking addiction. Craig's personal struggle with quitting smoking and his success of stopping for good inspired him to help other smokers to break free from their nicotine addiction. Craig established Los Angeles based Freedom Laser Therapy in April 2003, which began the process of educating thousands of smokers how they...

No Proof That Electronic Cigarettes Are Safe, Help Smokers Quit
2012-12-31 10:12:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smokers who are looking to quit the habit or are just finding healthier ways to get their nicotine fix may be shocked to learn that electronic cigarettes do neither. The finding, which comes from a study by the Italian Health Ministry, indicates that e-cigarettes, despite their growing popularity, do not help smokers quit, nor do they provide a safer alternative to traditional smoking. The report, published Friday, warned that...

2012-12-20 12:26:45

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Each December, smokers across America decide to quit as one of their New Year's resolutions. Out of the more than 45 million smokers in the United States, nearly 69 percent want to quit. Tobacco-related disease is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States; smokers, therefore, need to be armed with all of the available information to make the best, most informed choices about the smoking cessation medications and resources available....

2012-12-17 16:23:11

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The New Year is quickly approaching and again it is time for New Year resolutions. Almost half of all Americans will commit to something such as saving (more) money, giving up bad habits, or accomplishing other goals in their personal life or relationships. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121217/CG30382-INFO)Some of the most popular resolutions are related to happiness, money, weight loss and quit smoking. According to the CDC...

Women Smokers Are Twice As Likely To Die Of Sudden Cardiac Death Than Non-Smokers
2012-12-12 10:46:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone knows that smoking is bad for their health. Studies have shown that even moderate to light smokers are taking a huge risk by lighting up. Now, a new study tracking the health of 101,000 US nurses In the Nurses´ Health Study over three decades further shows that smoking is deadly. The study, published in the American Heart Association´s (AHA) journal Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, has found that...

Naltrexone Helps Ex-Smokers Keep Weight Gain To A Minimum
2012-12-11 11:55:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You start off by kicking the smoking habit. Then you try to curb the hunger aches you have. For those who have suffered this situation in the past, researchers recently discovered a drug that can help ex-smoking women keep weight gain to a minimum. The study, conducted by the University of Chicago Medical Center, focused on naltrexone and is the first medication in a study that has shown to help women decrease weight gain a...

2012-12-11 08:27:33

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare today announced the launch of Quit.com, a total quit-smoking online resource to help smokers quit their cigarette addictions and stay smoke-free. Every smoker is different; therefore every smoker's approach to quitting may need to be different. Quit.com houses personalized tools in a central, online location to help smokers navigate quitting smoking, no matter where they may be in their quit journey....

Smoking Makes Your Hangovers Worse
2012-12-05 11:32:36

[ Watch the Video: Smoking While Drinking Can Make Hangovers Worse ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For many people, drinking and smoking belong together like summer and shorts or coffee shops and acoustic guitars. To the sober person, (or the non-smoker) the combination of heavy drinking and smoking sounds like a one-two punch to the human body. To those who are accustomed to such behavior, this pairing is as common and natural as life itself. New...

2012-12-02 05:04:36

Nicotine addiction is one of the major challenges smokers face when trying to quit smoking. In its support, http://electroniccigarettehub.org is distributing free electronic cigarette starter kits under its try before buy campaign. You don't need to wait until you need a cancer treatment. Whether you want to buy electronic cigarette or read best electronic cigarette reviews, you can always go to E Cig Hub. If you don't want to quit smoking and are looking for a safer alternative, try e...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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