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Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Cessation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medical University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Yale University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Warning after bedroom fire sparked by cigarette

A BEDROOM fire in High Wycombe last night was sparked by a cigarette - prompting firefighters to issue a warning to smokers to take extra care.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health, Medicine

Science

Smoking mothers may alter the DNA of their children

Pregnant women who smoke don't just harm the health of their baby-they may actually impair their child's DNA, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Epidemiology, Genetics, Research Triangle Park, NC

Best of New Orleans

New Orleans bars going nonsmoking?

There's an annual ritual in Baton Rouge, and it goes like this: A bill to ban smoking in bars and casinos is sent to the House and Senate floors and offered up as a sacrifice - practically burned alive on the floor - to ensure that no bill like it shall ever pass.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Medicine, Health, Baton Rouge, LA

Examiner.com

Smokers beware of type 2 diabetes

The CDC and the acting surgeon general of the United States, Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H. have announced that tobacco smokers are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Merced Sun-Star

UGA Pharmacy students plan tobacco cessation class

University officials say the pharmacy students will lead the group program and hold individual coaching session to help participants quit using tobacco.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Medicine, Health, Merced, CA

The Capital-Journal

Lawrence man starts petition to ban smoking on Massachusetts Street

A software developer who moved to Lawrence less than a year ago has started an online petition seeking to ban smoking on one of the city's most popular streets through downtown.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lawrence, KS

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Fewer children lighting up

SMOKING rates among children have hit an all-time low according to the latest figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Football365

Wilshere: Is He Smoking Enough?

That might be the real problem here. There certainly isn't much to worry about when a 22-year-old has a wee puff of a cigarette on his jollies, so why the consternation? Of all the things Jack Wilshire could have been photographed doing in Las Vegas, having a smoke was probably the least of the sins he could have committed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

India.com

Research says "People who work long hours find it harder to quit smoking"

People who work long hours find it harder to quit smoking and those who have given up are more at risk of starting again, according to the researchers from the Loughborough University in Britain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Georgia Straight

Mad Max: Fury Road trailer recalls that stunning Road Warrior vibe

I feel free, like a massive weight has been lifted from my shoulders, like I can breath again, like I've been given a fresh start, a gift, thank I was headed to the Whitecaps game, carrying my supporters scarf.

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Related Topix: Mad Max, Warrior, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Medicine, Health, Mad Max 2, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Celebrities, Mel Gibson

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Smoking: Why is it so hard to quit?

Cigarette smoking has been proven to negatively impact the health of a smoker and those around them, but many smokers don't quit.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, American Lung Association, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Jefferson County, WV

Examiner.com

Smoking near children now illegal in Oregon

More specifically, smoking with a child in one's car is now illegal in Oregon, effective January 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

A New York City Smokers' Group Suing to End E-Cigarette Ban in Restaurants and Bars

For more on this topic watch the Reason TV short titled Thank You for Vaping: Libertarian vs. New York City's E-Cig Ban , originally relased on May 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

KSL-TV

Report: Smoking bans, cigarette taxes linked to lower suicide rates

Utah mental health and public health officials say a new report that links stronger anti-smoking initiatives to lower suicide rates suggests an added benefit of states' prevention and cessation efforts.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Utah, Medicine, Health, Suicide, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Control Group

Journalgazette.net

A 30-year public smoking battle

The July 16 editorial "Clearing the Air" sent me to my files to retrieve a folder entitled "Smoking Ordinance Education, 1983-1984."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fort Wayne, IN

Leigh Journal

a Stop smoking service has been helping people in Golborne to quit.

Sue Margetts, a Stop Smoking advisor from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust has been providing weekly support sessions to staff from building and civil engineering firm J Murphy and Sons.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Statesboro Herald

GSU to go tobacco free

Georgia Southern University will be tobacco free starting Friday, in accordance with a new policy by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Southern University, Georgia, Medicine, Health

Courier News

LETTER: Outdoors no haven from tobacco smokeLETTER: Outdoors no haven ...

LETTER: Outdoors no haven from tobacco smoke Second-hand smoke isn't just an indoor issue, so bans on outdoor smoking appropriate Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1mOBd9Y - -Text: March 27, 2001 Photo by Michael Clevenger.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Opinion

WNDU-TV South Bend

The Linebacker Lounge to go non-smoking

South Bend is a city with a rich history, from the establishment of Notre Dame in 1842 to Henry Studebaker starting his company just 10 years later.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Bend, IN

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