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  1. Man who started summer concert series has started something else -- stoppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As Sonny Levine sat at his kitchen table talking about his one-man effort to organize the city's summer concert series, he fidgeted nervously with an orange drinking straw that had been cut down to the same length as a cigarette. He was 32 days into his third, and hopefully final, attempt to quit a smoking habit that he has wrestled with most of his life.

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  2. GSK's nicotine patches and gum feel the heat from e-cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | West Australian

    In an interview with Reuters, Andrew Witty also said he and his team had spent "a few days" exploring whether the drugmaker should compete directly by becoming an e-cigarette maker, but had swiftly decided against it. "We've decided we're not going to play.

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  3. E-Cigarettes Help Tobacco Smokers Quit - Public Health Groups Should Get Out of Their WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Amy Ridenour

    An editorial in the January 15 Detroit News by our own Jeff Stier asks the question: Will Michigan Governor Snyder "drop the ball" on e-cigarettes? The Michigan legislature passed a bill to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, but certain so-called public health groups have been urging the governor to veto it. The reason: the legislation does not go a step further and treat e-cigarettes just like tobacco cigarettes in other ways -- ways intended to deter their use.

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  4. Stop-smoking drug suspected of 'major role' in patient deaths: Sun investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Prince George Citizen

    Champix is suspected of playing a major role in the deaths of 44 patients -- 30 of them by suicide -- since the popular stop-smoking drug was approved in Canada in 2007, a Vancouver Sun investigation has found. The Pfizer drug has also been linked to more than 1,300 incidents of suicide attempts or thoughts, depression, and aggression/anger across the country in the past seven years.

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  5. Top Mispronounced Brand-Name DrugsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Pharmacy Times

    Part of a pharmacist's job description is to remain professional and composed. This usually is not a problem - until someone completely butchers a drug name.

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  6. Review of B.C.'s smoking cessation program sought after drugs' safety questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Vancouver Sun

    The province should fund an independent review of its smoking cessation program, in response to mounting concerns about the safety of its two publicly funded drugs, the opposition says. "Such an independent evaluation is required given growing concerns about both drugs, the repeated decision by your government to block independent evaluation, the political interference in the creation of the program and the serious health implications for British Columbians," NDP critic Adrian Dix said in a letter sent Monday to Health Minister Terry Lake.

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  7. Smoking cessation: Creating a quit-smoking planRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | Holtville Tribune

    If you're like many smokers and other tobacco users, you know you should quit - you just aren't sure how to do it. Creating a quit-smoking plan may improve your chances of stopping for good.

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  8. Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Canada.com

    Patricia Clow, shown holding a photograph of her daughter Heidi, is involved in a lawsuit against Pfizer over their testing, design, labelling, manufacturing and marketing of Champix. Champix is suspected of playing a major role in the deaths of 44 patients - 30 of them by suicide - since the popular stop-smoking drug was approved in Canada in 2007, a Vancouver Sun investigation has found.

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  9. Fired researcher was evaluating anti-smoking program with drugs that can cause severe reactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Canada.com

    One of the two drugs offered by the Smoking Cessation Program - bupropion, marketed as Wellbutrin and Zyban - led to 64 hospitalizations last year in B.C. When PhD student Roderick MacIsaac was fired from the Ministry of Health, his study of an anti-smoking program that was to be used in the evaluation of B.C.'s controversial Smoking Cessation Program was halted. MacIsaac was one of seven ministry health researchers terminated in 2012, and he committed suicide in the months that followed.

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  10. Smoking cessation drug more harmful than previously thought: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Canada.com

    Use of a popular smoking cessation and depression medication led to 64 hospitalizations - including 22 cases admitted to critical care - last year in B.C., according to the province's Drug and Poison Information Centre. The centre handled 95 calls last year about bupropion overdoses, including 22 cases where the wrong dosage was taken, 47 cases of suspected suicide attempts and nine cases of misuse or abuse.

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  11. To Your Good Health: How to help a smoker quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | TwinCities

    Q. My husband and I have been together for 27 years. He has smoked cigarettes daily for 30 to 35 years.

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  12. Quitting Time: How to Stop Smoking for GoodRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | WebMD

    "Men smoke more for the effect of the nicotine. Women smoke more to regulate mood and stress," says Kelly P. Cosgrove, PhD.

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  13. Smokers feed vicious toxic cycle of anxiety and stress - switch to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | NewsTarget.com

    Smokers feed vicious toxic cycle of anxiety and stress - switch to organic food, end the addiction and feel alive again! Life is hard and everybody gets anxious and "frazzled" sometimes, but if this is how you feel on/off all day, maybe it's because you smoke cigarettes. Maybe it's also because nicotine is only 30-minute relief for the " cigarette hangover " -- that feeling that ensues when the commercial cigarette's insecticide, herbicide, ammonia and bleach enters your lungs, your blood and your cleansing organs.

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  14. Smoker's decision to quit is first step to healthier futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Chron

    Nicotine replacement therapy selections are geared toward taking care of the actual nicotine addiction while you work on changing behavior and habits. Whether you've been smoking for a month, a year or 20 years, making the decision to stop is a huge step for a healthier you.

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  15. Studies Suggest E-cigarettes May Aid QuittersRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | InteliHealth

    But it noted that there's not much research so far about these new devices. The report comes from the Cochrane Collaboration.

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  16. MiloRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | CFRB

    This is what happens when corporate funded, government approved bullying is allowed. For years, non-smoking advocates attacked smokers on the basis of the dangers posed by passive exposure to second hand smoke.

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  17. 5 resolutions for a happy and healthy 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    As the days shorten, and the holidays approach, it's time to start thinking about making new resolutions for the coming year. While illnesses and medical conditions can not always be predicted, these five resolutions should be part of a plan for a health and happy new year.

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  18. Immediately After A Stroke, Your Next Steps Are CrucialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Switched

    Time is critical when someone has a stroke, but care can be delayed when victims, bystanders or even health workers don't recognize the emergency, a new study in the UK finds. Better public awareness of the signs of stroke and the importance of seeking immediate emergency care are needed, the authors say.

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  19. This New Phone App Can Tell When You've Had Too Much To DrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Switched

    A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are - and hail a ride home. Users enter their sex, height, weight, and number of drinks consumed to help figure out their blood-alcohol level.

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  20. E-cigs help rid the world of smokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Star Tribune

    By any other name they might be viewed as the smoking cessation tool they are rather than another dangerous tobacco product. During the last few years, electronic cigarettes have quietly become the most effective smoking cessation method available.

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