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2013-05-17 10:55:08

Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida have evaluated how Florida health care and social service agencies distribute “Libres para Siempre” (“Forever Free®”), a Spanish smoking relapse prevention booklet series. Their analysis found that 10 agencies distributed the booklets actively and passively, but those methods may not have helped the material reach its intended audience, Spanish-speaking smokers who have quit but are at...

2013-05-16 23:04:00

Optical sorting specialist releases new logos for NRT and In-Flight Sorting brands Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Optical sorting equipment provider NRT has released new corporate brand imaging, including new logos for the NRT and In-Flight Sorting brands. The updated look reflects the growth and modernization of the company. NRT has pioneered many technologies that are widely used throughout the world, and holds more than 30 patents. Quality of technology, manufacturing excellence and...

2013-05-03 23:20:29

Painless Stop Smoking Cure is a newly updated method created by Eric Eray that claims to help people quit smoking permanently. A full Painless Stop Smoking Cure review on the website Vkool.com shows if the program is worth using. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Painless Stop Smoking Cure is the latest method designed by Eric Eraly that promises to help people quit smoking. The helpful program will provide users with clear steps that can help them get rid of smoking addiction. Moreover, the...

2013-05-01 10:36:33

A UCLA-led study of adolescents receiving treatment for methamphetamine dependence has found that girls are more likely to continue using the drug during treatment than boys, suggesting that new approaches are needed for treating meth abuse among teen girls. Results from the study, conducted by the UCLA Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine and the community-based substance abuse treatment program Behavioral Health Services Inc., are published in the April edition of the Journal of...

2013-04-30 10:53:54

Smoking prevention in schools reduces the number of young people who will later become smokers, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. For young people who have never smoked, these programs appear to be effective at least one year after implementation. Smoking causes five million preventable deaths every year, a number predicted to rise to eight million by 2030. It is thought that around a quarter of young people may smoke by age 13-15. With a history...

2013-04-23 12:10:44

Study suggests specific form of vitamin improves function of blood vessels Taking a specific form of a vitamin E supplement can accelerate the health benefits that occur when people quit smoking, new research suggests. In the small study, improvement in blood vessel function associated with the added vitamin E potentially translates into an estimated 19 percent greater drop in future risk for cardiovascular disease. Smokers were recruited to participate in a study to quit smoking for...

2013-04-21 23:02:31

Natural Hypnosis, a leading source of online hypnosis mp3s for personal development has just announced the release of a new program; "Smoking Cessation". The program was recorded by hypnotist Brennan Smith whom is so confident, he is guaranteeing results. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Earlier this week the online hypnosis website Natural Hypnosis launched a new product; a series of hypnosis sessions recorded by hypnotist Brennan Smith. The six hypnosis sessions are called...

2013-04-17 13:30:36

Among patients with a coronary heart disease or stroke event from countries with varying income levels, the prevalence of healthy lifestyle behaviors (such as regular physical activity, eating a healthy diet, and not smoking) was low, with even lower levels in poorer countries, according to a study in the April 17 issue of JAMA. "Observational data indicate that following an acute coronary syndrome, those who adhere to a healthier lifestyle have a lower risk of recurrent events. Smoking...

A Little Brain Stimulation Helps Curb Smoking Triggers
2013-04-16 21:48:04

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Feeling like you need to burn one down after a traffic jam or your boss chewing you out? Well, a new study suggests a little brain stimulation may help you stay away from those cancer sticks. The research shows a single, 15-minute session of high frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over the prefrontal cortex temporarily reduces those trigger cravings. Nicotine activates the dopamine system and reward-related...


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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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