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Penn Medicine Launches Smoking Cessation Program - Curetoday.com



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Penn Medicine Launches Smoking Cessation Program 
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Physicians at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center in Philadelphia are ready to launch their new treatment program designed to help patients with cancer to quit smoking. The program is intended to provide patients with ?state-of-the-science? tobacco ...

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First-of-its-kind study combines smoking cessation with personalized medicine - News-Medical.net



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First-of-its-kind study combines smoking cessation with personalized medicine 
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A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a ...

 


Smoking cessation affects the natural history of COPD - Dove Medical Press



Smoking cessation affects the natural history of COPD 
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Methods: A total of 204 patients with a long-term history of smoking were enrolled into this study and followed up for 5 years. Patients were divided into ?death? or ?survival? groups based on follow-up results and ?quitting-smoking? or ?continuing ...

 


Medicaid expansion linked to smoking cessation in Pitt analysis - Tribune-Review



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Medicaid expansion linked to smoking cessation in Pitt analysis 
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?Smoking cessation is notoriously difficult to achieve,? said senior author Marian Jarlenski, assistant professor in Pitt Public Health's Department of Health Policy and Management. ?The sizable increase we found in smoking cessation might lead to ...
Obamacare may have helped increase number who quit smoking UPI.com

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month - WUWF



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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month 
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?The younger generation is smoking less and less; through public education and things like that, [through] smoking cessation programs we're definitely reducing the rate of smoking,? says Angela Nicholson, the Lung Cancer Navigator at Sacred Heart ...
8 patients get early diagnosis of lung cancer in pilot checkup program Korea Biomedical Review

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Calling all women to kick the smoking habit - Houston Herald



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Calling all women to kick the smoking habit 
Houston Herald
Female smokers are at an increased risk for depression, chronic pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cataracts, gum disease, ulcers and complications after surgery. Women in their 20s and 30s who smoke are more likely to suffer from irregular and ...

 


Leading Lawmakers Leery Of Boosting Indiana Smoking Age - Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH



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Leading Lawmakers Leery Of Boosting Indiana Smoking Age 
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But public health advocates said it would have provided a powerful disincentive to quit or to never start smoking and result in additional revenue for health care and smoking cessation programs that have had funding slashed over the past 15 years ...

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The Great American Smokeout - Daily Sundial



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The Great American Smokeout 
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Smoking habits are complex and include physical, emotional, behavioral and social components that make it difficult to quit. The TimerCap Smoking Cessation Kit brings those components to the forefront, so the smoker can access how to tackle each ...

 


Smoking cessation, lung cancer awareness seminar slated at Houston Methodist West Hospital - Chron.com



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Smoking cessation, lung cancer awareness seminar slated at Houston Methodist West Hospital 
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Join Pulmonologist, Dr. Ahmer Faruki for an informative seminar where he will discuss: Resources to help you kick the smoking habit. Latest screening techniques to detect lung cancer. Advancements in lung ...

 


With tobacco ban, local nonprofits try to break the smoking/recovery connection - MinnPost



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With tobacco ban, local nonprofits try to break the smoking/recovery connection 
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?We are also focusing on smoking cessation, nutrition and movement and building all three of those components into our recovery curriculum. We have embedded wellness into our programming. On the simplest end of things, we are swapping out vending ...