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2013-10-11 23:03:15

Whitney, a construction company employee, was able to kick the habit after almost 30 years, once her company partnered with Orriant℠. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 New results from Orriant℠ exhibit how partnering up with a results-driven corporate wellness provider can motivate participants to quit using tobacco and lower employee healthcare costs. According to the American Cancer Society, $193 billion is spent on tobacco-related healthcare every year. Actions to lower...

2013-10-11 13:18:32

Findings alleviate safety concerns over drugs -- Zyban and Champix A study to assess whether patients prescribed smoking cessation drugs are at an increased risk of suicide, self-harm and treated depression compared with users of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has found no evidence of an increased risk. The findings, led by researchers from the University of Bristol, are published online in the British Medical Journal [BMJ] today [11 October]. Varenicline (brand name Champix in the...

2013-10-09 23:00:45

New book ‘Surviving the Habit: A Nicotine Addict’s Guide to Quitting Smoking’ helps people realize the truth of nicotine dependency, accept it and treat it as an addiction. Wayne, MI (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 "Surviving the Habit: A Nicotine Addict’s Guide to Quitting Smoking" is a book that provides a motivational, educational and comprehensive treatment plan employing a gradual quit method to help people become smokeless survivors. It is user friendly and easy to...

2013-10-03 23:03:59

New program geared toward helping clients become healthier, happier. New York (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Dr. Kazi Anam, a leading hypnotist and best-selling author, recently introduced brand new and effective methods for achieving weight loss and smoking cessation. Through his years of research and working with many people struggling with weight issues and smoking addiction, Dr. Anam developed these plans that apply the principles of hypnosis to address the emotional and behavioral habits...

2013-09-20 23:00:11

In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its partners will receive $19 million over five years from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish one of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS). Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its...

Anti-Tobacco Ad Campaign Heralded As A Success By CDC
2013-09-10 04:41:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An estimated 100,000 people will likely quit smoking permanently as a result of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Tips From Former Smokers” national educational and advertising campaign, the agency announced on Monday. According to a CDC report, the three-month campaign led an estimated 1.6 million American smokers to try and kick the habit, with over 200,000 successfully doing so after the program. Half...


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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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