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2013-10-24 12:27:10

It's Still Free... Coaching & Patches, Personalized Quit Plan, Quit by Phone or Online HONOLULU, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hawaii Tobacco Quitline announces their new online Coaching service. This service provides experienced web-based Quit Coaches(®) and free nicotine patches and gum to help curb cravings. In addition, they provide interactive lessons, exercises and tracking tools, online discussion forums with Quit Coaches and others trying to quit, plus encouraging and...

2013-10-17 08:29:52

EcigaretteReviewed reveals the reality behind Chantix and NRT's "success rates" TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EcigaretteReviewed has pitted Chantix and NRT against e-cigarettes and in the process has revealed the ugly truth about big pharma's inflated success rates. Quitting smoking is big business. Around 18 percent of American adults smoke, and according to the CDC, 69 percent want to quit. Pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline push...

2013-10-15 08:30:02

Doubles Quit Success in Biometric Evaluation WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxiva, Inc.(SM), a pioneer in interactive mobile health programs, has announced that Text2quit(SM), their personalized interactive smoking cessation program, is showing early success across the country. Developed in collaboration with The George Washington University Medical Center, Text2quit combines evidence-based best practices for smoking cessation with state-of-the-art behavior change...

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...

2013-09-30 16:25:36

California Smokers' Helpline to Send Free Nicotine Patches to Members' Homes SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quitting smoking just got easier for members of Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid insurance program. Starting September 30, Medi-Cal members who call the California Smokers' Helpline at 1-800-NO-BUTTS can receive a free, four-week supply of nicotine patches delivered directly to their home. Callers must be 18 or older, have a valid Medi-Cal ID, and...

2013-09-26 08:23:55

BRUSSELS, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The day of celebration is to congratulate all ex-smokers, whether they are amongst the 400,000 who have signed up to kick the habit with the European Commission's "Ex-Smokers are Unstoppable" campaign, or have quit using other means Superstar DJ, Bob Sinclar and grand slam tennis champion, Victoria Azarenka lead a list of celebrities joining forces with the European Commission to celebrate the inaugural Day...

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...


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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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