Latest Quitline Stories

2014-08-13 23:08:10

Two rural hospitals serve as pilot sites for physicians’ use of innovative electronic protocol for referring patients to tobacco cessation programs. Alpharetta, GA and Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Holon Solutions today announces that its innovative health information technology is now being used to help thousands more Texans get assistance in quitting smoking and other tobacco products. Using the CollaborNet™ Health Information Exchange (HIE) system from Holon, physicians can...

2014-04-16 23:08:48

beBetter Health Announces Above-Average Quit Rates Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 beBetter Health and The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine announce key findings from their latest evaluation report, which demonstrates that the state’s QuitLine yields above-average quit success and continues to improve the health of the State’s residents. The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine Annual Report of six and twelve month follow-ups (enrollees from 01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2012) shows an overall...

2014-04-04 23:35:28

With this new contract, beBetter will continue to provide services and products to any state resident trying to quit tobacco. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 beBetter Health, Inc., has been selected as the service provider for the West Virginia QuitLine for another three years by the state’s Bureau for Public Health. beBetter has been the chosen partner for West Virginia since beBetter launched the QuitLine in 2000. With this new contract, beBetter will continue to provide services...

2014-01-29 16:28:06

SUNBURY, Pa., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During an event today at the Sunbury Housing Authority, Northumberland County, Secretary of Health Michael Wolf encouraged multi-unit housing properties across the commonwealth to incorporate smoke free policies. Wolf applauded the Sunbury Housing Authority for recently implementing smoke free policies at two of its indoor living communities. "Now more than ever it is critical to establish strong relationships with our community...

2014-01-14 12:27:41

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Smokers' Helpline--http://www.nobutts.org--just made it easier for health professionals to refer their patients who smoke to the Helpline for free, evidence-based, tobacco cessation services in multiple languages. Health professionals can now register online for the Helpline's new free, web-based referral service. Once approved, it's easy and convenient to refer patients who want to quit smoking with the Helpline's...

2013-12-30 08:24:10

HONOLULU, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hawaii Tobacco Quitline is gearing up with a new campaign to help residents of Hawaii quit smoking for good as part of their New Year's Resolutions. Every New Year's Eve, thousands of people across Hawaii promise to better themselves in the coming year, vowing to give up bad habits in exchange for a healthier lifestyle. For many, this has traditionally been a time to think about their smoking habit, but new smoking bans may encourage people...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.