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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.
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.
Electronic cigarettes are reportedly at least as effective as nicotine patches when it comes to helping smokers kick the habit.
Dr Dohi said: "Smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack as people who have never smoked.
Many smokers don't want to quit because they are afraid of the weight gain that comes with putting out the cigarette. New findings show that it's not higher calorie intake, but a change in the composition of intestinal flora.
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...