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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....

2012-12-10 05:01:43

SouthPark Hypnosis, Charlotte´s leading provider of clinical hypnosis and pediatric hypnosis, is pleased to announce an additional service offering bringing acupuncture into its smoking cessation program. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) December 09, 2012 SouthPark Hypnosis has served the greater Charlotte region for the last couple years offering clinical hypnosis and pediatric hypnosis. The introduction of acupuncture into its stop-smoking service was a natural progression. Now, in addition to...

2012-12-05 16:23:56

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For years, research has shown a link between smoking and an increased risk for low back pain, intervertebral (spine) disc disease, and inferior patient outcomes following surgery. A new study, published in the December 2012 Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), also found that smokers suffering from spinal disorders and related back pain, reported greater discomfort than spinal disorder patients who stopped smoking during an eight-month treatment period....

2012-12-04 08:31:07

WAVERLY, Tenn., Dec. 04, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- V2 Cigs has been a top player in the electronic cigarette industry since its rise in popularity in early 2009. They have sold to hundreds of thousands of smokers their electronic cigarette, but what are the facts on this company and their popular product. Smokers Utopia gives a scathing Green Smoke review pointing out facts that are blatantly ignored in most electronic cigarette reviews, but not Smokers Utopia. Facts on prices, customer...

2012-12-03 04:21:06

Coverage in states varies widely WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States is at a tipping point when it comes to policies that help smokers quit, according to the American Lung Association's "Helping Smokers Quit: Tobacco Cessation Coverage 2012" report. Released today, the annual report provides a comprehensive review of each state's tobacco cessation coverage and an up-to-date look at federal coverage and requirements under the Affordable Care Act....

2012-11-21 15:29:33

Pregnant women with mental health disorders are facing too many barriers to help them quit smoking during pregnancy despite their willingness to accept support, finds a new study published today (21 November) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study, undertaken by researchers at King's College London, looked at referrals to smoking cessation services and what barriers pregnant women with mental health disorders face compared to those women without...

Reduce Smoking If You Can’t Quit
2012-11-19 20:00:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Can't quit smoking? New research shows that maybe instead of going cold turkey, just admit defeat and try to reduce your cigarette intake instead. Quitting smoking can lower the risk of disease, increase your life expectancy and improve quality of life. However, old habits die hard and quitting can be a long and difficult process. Researchers now say instead of being discouraged and just stopping trying to quit, maybe you should...

2012-11-14 16:25:47

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smokers looking to quit can receive Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) from the Pennsylvania Department of Health starting Thursday, Nov. 15. NRT is offered to Pennsylvanians each year in conjunction with the Great American Smokeout. The annual event, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, encourages Americans to stop smoking for 24 hours, hoping their decision not to smoke will last forever. Smoking remains the single largest...

2012-11-14 15:25:38

A new University of Cincinnati study examines how anxiety sensitivity can thwart the efforts of smokers with asthma to quit smoking. This new direction of research from Alison McLeish, a UC assistant professor of psychology, will be presented on Nov.17, at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) in National Harbor, Md. Anxiety sensitivity, or AS, refers to a person´s chronic fear of anxiety-related symptoms — the belief that...


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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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