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2014-01-08 11:44:53

In recent years, the decline in smoking among individuals with mental illness was significantly less than among those without mental illness, although the rates of quitting smoking were greater among those receiving mental health treatment, according to a study in the January 8 issue of JAMA. "Despite significant progress made in reducing tobacco use within the general population, individuals with mental illness smoke at rates approximately twice that of adults without mental disorders and...

2014-01-08 11:41:42

Extended treatment with the smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix) significantly improved the ability of individuals with serious mental illness to maintain abstinence from tobacco after a standard 12-week course of treatment. In this Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study – the first randomized, controlled trial of maintenance pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation in such patients – participants who quit smoking and then received varenicline along with cognitive behavioral...

2014-01-07 12:27:07

On the Eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Historic 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco, Smokers are Still Choosing Ineffective Tools and Risk Relapse After Just Eight Days WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new survey conducted for national public health nonprofit, Legacy®, 56 percent of adult smokers polled were preparing to quit as a New Year's Resolution in 2014 to improve their health. The findings come at a critical date when past research has shown...

2014-01-06 08:26:49

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Walgreens Encourage Smokers to Use Social Media to Share Their Reasons for Quitting Smoking PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare and Walgreens have teamed up to launch Sponsorship to Quit, a free online quit-smoking program through Walgreens that smokers can personalize with customized tools and tips during their journey to quit. After completing an online consultation, a smoker can access...

2014-01-04 23:22:18

Hedgecock the Former Mayor of San Diego well known for being a conservative TV and radio host will learn former smoker and anti-smoking advocate Craig Nabat’s opinion about the banning or regulating of electronic cigarettes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 On Friday, January 3, 2014, Nabat will appear at 11:15 a.m. on The Roger Hedgecock Show in San Diego on the UT-TV Network expressing his viewpoint about E-Cigarettes. A local electronic cigarette store owner will debate Nabat...

2013-12-31 23:25:55

To Celebrate Their 4th Year in Orange County, Goldlite Hypnosis Institute Is Offering 50 Percent Off on Virtual Band Hypnosis® Newport Beach CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 To celebrate their fourth year in Orange County and as a Thank You to their loyal clients, Goldlite Hypnosis Institute is offering 50 percent off on Virtual Band Hypnosis®. Offer valid through January 31, 2014. After over 16 years of serving clients in Florida, Goldlite Hypnosis Institute, the creator of Virtual...

2013-12-31 23:20:49

Ozarks Live!, an afternoon talk show, featured Quit Tea for quitting smoking on their “New Year, New You” segment, a lineup of healthy products for New Year's resolutions. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Last week Quit Tea was featured in a healthy New Year product lineup on Ozark Live! The segment “New Year, New You” highlighted products for losing weight, revitalizing the mind and body, and quitting smoking; all to help viewers keep New Year's resolutions, and...

2013-12-31 16:22:23

HOUSTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many people will make the New Year's resolution to quit smoking, but according to American Cancer Society research, few will achieve their goal: -- Percentage of smokers who want to quit altogether: 70 percent -- Percentage of smokers who will try to quit this year: 40 percent -- Percentage of smokers who will succeed at quitting smoking on their first try: 7 percent While the odds may not seem to be in their favor,...

Health Experts Urge Older, Heavy Smokers To Get Annual CT Scan
2013-12-31 12:53:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An independent panel of American health experts has issued a report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, that recommends people between the ages of 55 and 80 years old who are at high risk for lung cancer should have an annual low-dose CT scan to detect any evidence of the disease. The US Preventive Services Task Force identified “high risk” individuals as current or former smokers who smoked the equivalent of a pack per...

2013-12-31 08:21:38

Smoking cessation coach QUIT PRO now available for Android and iOS SINGAPORE, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of each year, people make resolutions to try and be better, either by starting to do something good or stop doing something harmful. With 2014 just starting, why not resolve to kick a bad habit and usher in a smoke-free new year in a smart(phone) way? Quit Pro is a mobile-based app that helps monitor an individual's journey and progression towards their goal of...


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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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