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Tips, tools, and inspiration to becoming a non-smoker (for good)
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Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting - National Cancer Institute

Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting - National Cancer Institute | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
A fact sheet that lists some of the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke and describes the health problems caused by smoking and the benefits of quitting.
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Research Attributes High Rates of Smoking Among Mentally Ill to Addiction Vulnerability

Research Attributes High Rates of Smoking Among Mentally Ill to Addiction Vulnerability | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
New research indicates mental illness could make the brain more susceptible to smoking and nicotine addiction.
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E-cigarettes: Another Option to Help You Quit Smoking?

E-cigarettes: Another Option to Help You Quit Smoking? | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Learn how to improve your lung health. Make efforts towards clean air and smokefree living. Find facts about lung diseases, such as lung cancer, COPD, asthma.
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Early Cognitive Decline - Heart Health Center - Everyday Health

Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Early Cognitive Decline - Heart Health Center - Everyday Health | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Cardiovascular risk factors, primarily smoking and diabetes, could lead to early onset of cognitive decline, finds a new study in the journal Stroke.
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Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions : The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions.
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Scientists Create New Tools for Battling Secondhand Smoke ...

Scientists Create New Tools for Battling Secondhand Smoke ... | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
“The intent of the project isn't to make them stop smoking, but it is to make them stop exposing their children to smoke. On the other hand, if they are worried about their children, demonstrating these exposures may be an ...
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Debi Austin Dies: The Psychology of Quitting Smoking - The Epoch Times

Debi Austin Dies: The Psychology of Quitting Smoking - The Epoch Times | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
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Debi Austin Dies: The Psychology of Quitting Smoking
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Austin knew that smoking was killing her, but even after having her larynx removed because of cancer caused by the cigarettes, she could not stop.
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Cost-Benefit of Incentive-based Smoking Cessation for ... - Grants.gov

The intent is to solicit proposals for a study to assess the cost-benefit of a smoking cessation intervention that targets pregnant smokers. The intent is to evaluate a high intensity and low intensity contingency management (CM) intervention on ...
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Recreational Marijuana: Are There Health Effects? - WebMD

Recreational Marijuana: Are There Health Effects? - WebMD | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Recreational Marijuana: Are There Health Effects?WebMDDec. 11, 2012 -- On Monday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an order legalizing recreational marijuana use for adults.
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New drug helps women keep weight off after they quit smoking - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

New drug helps women keep weight off after they quit smoking - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comNew drug helps women keep weight off after they quit smokingThe Star-Ledger - NJ.com"When trying to stop smoking, women tend to gain more weight than men and to be more concerned about gaining that weight," said study author...
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Smokers' Risk of Sudden Death Drops After Quitting - ABC News - ABC News

Smokers' Risk of Sudden Death Drops After Quitting - ABC News - ABC News | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
ForbesSmokers' Risk of Sudden Death Drops After Quitting - ABC NewsABC NewsAlthough smoking is a well-known risk factor for sudden cardiac death and coronary heart disease, few studies have examined the relationships between risk and quantity of...
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Smoking Cessation Drug Poses Heart Disease Risk, FDA Says : Drugs : Medical ... - Medical Daily

Smoking Cessation Drug Poses Heart Disease Risk, FDA Says : Drugs : Medical ... - Medical Daily | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
ABC7Chicago.comSmoking Cessation Drug Poses Heart Disease Risk, FDA Says : Drugs : Medical ...Medical Daily... 2012 11:43 AM EST. email; print. Text Size; Text Size; Text Size. TagsFDA, smoking, Pfizer, Chantix.
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The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary ...

The Tide is Turning: Published Scientific Journal Articles are Beginning to Recommend Electronic Cigarettes as a Potential Smoking Cessation or Reduction Strategy. This week, two articles have been published which review ...

 

Editor's note:  Underscores a reconsideration of harm reduction strategies in smoking cessation.

 

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Connection Between Smoking and Diabetes

Connection Between Smoking and Diabetes | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Recent research has conclusively shown that smoking causes a dose-response relationship with the development of diabetes and this reduction lessens in people who quit the habit completely.
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The Abstinence Violation Effect

The Abstinence Violation Effect | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
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Have an iPhone? Want to quit smoking? Fred Hutch study needs a few more subjects

Have an iPhone? Want to quit smoking? Fred Hutch study needs a few more subjects | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
There are apps to help smokers quit. But which ones work best? Psychologist Dr. Jonathan Bricker is gathering subjects for a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study to test two apps that would help people quit two different ways.
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How Smoking Ages Your Skin and Body - Watch WebMD Video

How Smoking Ages Your Skin and Body - Watch WebMD Video | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Smoking has long been linked with premature facial lines, but it may also make the rest of your body look older as well. (Watch this video about how smoking ages your face.
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Trigger a smoke-free life: Can self hypnotherapy help you quit smoking? - Metro

Trigger a smoke-free life: Can self hypnotherapy help you quit smoking? - Metro | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Trigger a smoke-free life: Can self hypnotherapy help you quit smoking?
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With all the quit-smoking gimmicks out there, what does seven days of self hynotherapy have to offer?
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Smoking among factors that may lead to cognitive decline - ReporterNews.com

Smoking among factors that may lead to cognitive decline - ReporterNews.com | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Smoking among factors that may lead to cognitive declineReporterNews.comThinkstock The health benefits of quitting smoking can start being seen in as few as 12 hours after one's last cigarette.
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Smoking Associated With Worse Back Pain - Medscape

MedscapeSmoking Associated With Worse Back PainMedscapePatients with spinal disorders who quit smoking may experience substantial improvements in back pain, according to the findings of an analysis of a prospectively maintained database.
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The Price of Smoking: Does Higher Cigarette Tax Stop Smokers? - WHAG

The Price of Smoking: Does Higher Cigarette Tax Stop Smokers? - WHAG | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
The Price of Smoking: Does Higher Cigarette Tax Stop Smokers?WHAGThe Price of Smoking: Does Higher Cigarette Tax Stop Smokers? By: Dana Chicklas. Updated: December 11, 2012. Tweet. watch video.
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Smoking Cessation Cuts Pain in Patients With Spine Disorders - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Smoking Cessation Cuts Pain in Patients With Spine Disorders - Monthly Prescribing Reference | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Smoking Cessation Cuts Pain in Patients With Spine DisordersMonthly Prescribing Reference(HealthDay News) – For patients with painful spinal disorders, there is a strong, clinically significant association between smoking cessation and improved...
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American Lung Association Offers Tips to Make Quit-Smoking New Year's ... - PR Newswire (press release)

American Lung Association Offers Tips to Make Quit-Smoking New Year's ...PR Newswire (press release)13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quitting smoking is a common New Year's resolution for Americans each year—but it's easier said than done.
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Nicotine Withdrawal: Handling Cravings - Smoking Cessation Center - EverydayHealth.com

Nicotine Withdrawal: Handling Cravings - Smoking Cessation Center - EverydayHealth.com | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Expect to crave a cigarette when you go through nicotine withdrawal. Learn how to resist giving into strong cravings when you break your nicotine addiction.
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CADTH – High Quality Abstracts and Critical Appraisals on Smoking ...

CADTH – High Quality Abstracts and Critical Appraisals on Smoking ... | Smoking Cessation | Scoop.it
Below are abstracts and critical appraisals that will enable pharmacists to make informed decisions and recommendations pertaining to smoking cessation therapies. Electronic Cigarettes: A Review of the Clinical Evidence ...
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