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Quitting smoking causes personal war
OurValley.org - Roanoke,VA,USA
So, I quit smoking successfully for three to seven days and then…well, something happens. Beloved short people start to get on my last nerve, asking to wear ...

No Smoking Ban at Area Hospitals, Both Indoor and Outdoor
WJHG-TV - Panama City,FL,USA
Obviously the things we are going to put in place are going to encourage them to quit smoking" The hospital executives say they should have done this long ...

Minnesota Smokers Turning to QUITPLAN(R) Services After Cigarette ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
MINNEAPOLIS , April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent federal tax increase on cigarettes has a lot of Minnesotans trying to quit smoking. ...

Coaches learn tips to help people quit smoking
Chattanooga Times Free Press - Chattanooga,TN,USA
Those methods include offering specific cessation tools and focusing on the health of a smoker's child as the primary reason for quitting. ...

Increased cigarette taxes may
Cape Gazette - Lewes,DE,USA
Every year, thousands of people quit smoking; many of them use programs like the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking course. ...

What others think: Tax hike could help smokers in Minnesota quit ...
Jamestown Sun - Jamestown,ND,USA
The state's Freedom to Breathe Act — which banned smoking in public spaces, including bars — played a big part in the reduction. ...

Know smoking to stand for no smoking!!!!
Live-PR.com (Pressemitteilung) - Wein,Austria
This includes nicotine gums, quit smoking pills and nicotine patches. Apart from these, a psychological therapy is also administered to mentally overcome ...

Health promoted during Cancer Awareness Week
Exponent Online - Platteville,WI,USA
Quit smoking and eliminating exposure to tobacco smoke will rapidly lower your risk of lung cancer.” Tobacco use and exposure is responsible for at least 85 ...

Tax increase might send smokers to quit line, but old habits die hard
Austin American-Statesman - Austin,TX,USA
But because it takes the average person seven to 10 attempts to actually quit smoking, calls to the cancer society don't always translate into ex-smokers, ...

Smokers seek help to quit
Richmond County Daily Journal - Rockingham,NC,USA
“Aside from the personal, social and health reasons (for quitting smoking), the cost is adding another piece to it. It's kind of like the straw that broke ...

Smoking Cessation Harder for Women, Research Finds
Austin American-Statesman - Austin,TX,USA
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and illness in the US And why is it harder for women to quit smoking? It appears as though when men quit ...

A New Holiday Idea: A Quit Smoking Vacation Retreat!
PRLog.Org (press release) - TX,USA
PRLog (Press Release) – Jul 12, 2009 – Finally, out of British Columbia comes new hope for those who want to quit smoking for good. The reasons for stopping ...

Smoking Cessation Harder for Women, Research Finds
Austin American-Statesman - Austin,TX,USA
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and illness in the US And why is it harder for women to quit smoking? It appears as though when men quit ...

A New Holiday Idea: A Quit Smoking Vacation Retreat!
PRLog.Org (press release) - TX,USA
PRLog (Press Release) – Jul 12, 2009 – Finally, out of British Columbia comes new hope for those who want to quit smoking for good. The reasons for stopping ...

Nicotine Patch Inventor Fudges Patch Study Findings
WhyQuit (press release) - Mount Pleasant,SC,USA
Interestingly, the study's participants were taught how to quit smoking by use of Philip Morris USA's "Quit Assist" quit smoking guide. ...

Getting burned out
Daily Home Online - Talladega,AL,USA
I ruminated for a day or two on his methods, and wrote out lists of all the reasons I should quit smoking. Then I abruptly announced to him I was quitting. ...

Our View: State budget guts quit-smoking efforts
Wausau Daily Herald - Wausau,WI,USA
It must be part of a robust regime of cessation programs -- including the state's Quit Line, provision of free stop-smoking medications and youth ...

New Wisconsin tobacco tax steams smokers
Appleton Post Crescent - WI, USA
"It reduces health care costs (because of those who will quit smoking)," she said of the tax. "It discourages people from starting because it is too ...

Study recommends total ban on smoking for soldiers
CNN - USA
The Pentagon banned smoking in buildings on bases years ago. It has counselors on call to help service members quit. But while local governments have ...

Readers React: Question smoke tax effectiveness
Wausau Daily Herald - Wausau,WI,USA
Doyle believe will actually quit smoking because the price goes up another 75 cents? I have known people who are parents who merely adjust the household ...

Smoking Cessation Harder For Women Than Men
Hartford Courant - United States
Q: And why is it harder for women to quit smoking? A: That's a lot of interest to us. It appears as though when men quit smoking, the most prominent ...

Konkona says 'NO' to smoking
India Target - New York,NY,USA
A source reveals, "Koko had set aside a date for herself to quit smoking and has stuck to her resolution." Former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss should ...

GUS: The Munchies Issue
Daily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USA
He quit smoking. I decided, right then and there, that I would NEVER quit, because I certainly didn't want to weigh three hundred pounds. ...

Mobile clinic helps people quit smoking
Saudi Gazette - Riyadh,Saudi Arabia
Kafa's mobile clinic has, in the last four years, succeeded in helping more than 2000 people quit smoking in Jeddah, Makkah and Taif. ...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Quit-smoking program helps Albany shelter
WRGB - Albany,NY,USA
As the cost for a pack of cigarettes continues to skyrocket, the effort in New York state to help people stop smoking is now having success in a demographic ...

Q: And why is it harder for women to quit smoking?
Baltimore Sun - United States
It appears as though when men quit smoking, the most prominent symptoms of withdrawal are biological symptoms of craving. However, we find women are more ...

Smoking bill won't really help anyone
Dailyrecord.com - Parsippany,NJ,USA
If Obama wants to help this country's health, he should quit smoking himself and shut down cigarette manufacturers. I have five children and three are still ...

WI Quit Smoking Programs Stubbed in Budget
Public News Service - Boulder,CO,USA
"There's going to be a real increase in the demand for people to quit smoking, so we need to make sure those resources are there wherever possible. ...

Federal tobacco legislation another tool in anti-tobacco arsenal
Wilmington News Journal, OH - Wilmington,OH,USA
Only 5 percent of those who try to quit smoking alone are successful, compared to 22 percent who use the Quit Line. ODH also provides more than $1.8 million ...

Living in the Moment
New York Times - United States
For instance, my mother quit smoking around the time of her diagnosis. As she explained it, she'd have the urge to smoke, would forget to light up before ...

Quit smoking with program at Magruder
The Beacon - Port Clinton,OH,USA
Both programs work a great deal on preparation for quitting tobacco; how to cope with stress and other triggers, discussion of nicotine replacement therapy, ...

Quit Smoking: Pre-cessation Patch Doubles Quit Success Rate
Science Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (July 9, 2009) — Using a nicotine patch before quitting smoking can double success rates, according to Duke University Medical Center ...

Early Nicotine Patch Improves Odds of Quitting Smoking
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
Note that this study found that starting the patch two weeks before quitting smoking increases the odds of staying off tobacco and has no adverse effects. ...

Experts hope cigarette taxes will help curb smoking
Brainerd Daily Dispatch - MN, United States
... taxes are one of the highest interventions for quitting, the most likely thing to reduce tobacco use and to get people to quit smoking," Fercello said. ...

QUIT SMOKING MADE FUN
Sudbury Star - Sudbury,Ontario,Canada
Featuring local comedians Denis Grignon and Rick Currie, the show will attempt to raise awareness about the benefits and challenges of quitting smoking, ...

Brand New Free eBook Exposes How the Average Smoker Can Kick the ...
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
asks Scott Young, author of the new free eBook "How Finally I Quit Smoking Permanently." "Yes, Of course they can!" claims Young, who shows people a ...

Cancer death inspires family to quit smoking
The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
The family now saves 1820 a month thanks to the 12-week stop-smoking programme run by the Derbyshire County Primary Care Trust. Mr Bourne, a former miner, ...
Health grant pays for tobacco prevention education in county
Stuart News (subscription) - Stuart,FL,USA
... who start smoking each year, to decrease the number of tobacco related deaths and to provide information on appropriate methods to quit smoking. ...

GUS: Life During Wartime
Daily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USA
by rexymeteorite GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or ...

Wearing the nicotine patch before quitting increases success ...
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Smokers who wear a nicotine patch for two weeks before they quit smoking are twice as likely to kick the habit as those who puton the patch on the day they ...

GUS - Bad Weekend, Good Learning Experience
Daily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USA
She's been at me to quit smoking for months, ever since I started going to the school clinic. I fully expected her to tell me to go cold turkey again -- and ...

Learning to quit smoking
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Mark Twain famously said that quitting smoking was easy, that he'd "done it hundreds of times." I found it equally "easy," swearing off cancer sticks on an ...

GREG NELSON: Quitting smoking is tough
The Morning Sun - Mt. Pleasant,MI,USA
I have quit smoking in the past, or at least have given it a half-hearted attempt. I don't think I ever made it more than three days before starting up ...

Christie Sain: Tar Wars can help you break the habit
Tallahassee Democrat - Tallahassee,FL,USA
However, we cannot ignore the benefits this tax will have on our young people and on those trying to quit smoking. As the state coordinator for the Florida ...

Quit smoking with program at Magruder | Stop smoking
Magruder Hospital is now offering tobacco cessation services for adults in the community. Magruder has a Registered Nurse and a Certified Respiratory Thera.WhyQuit (press release) - Mount Pleasant,SC,USA
Interestingly, the study's participants were taught how to quit smoking by use of Philip Morris USA's "Quit Assist" quit smoking guide. ...

Getting burned out
Daily Home Online - Talladega,AL,USA
I ruminated for a day or two on his methods, and wrote out lists of all the reasons I should quit smoking. Then I abruptly announced to him I was quitting. ...

Our View: State budget guts quit-smoking efforts
Wausau Daily Herald - Wausau,WI,USA
It must be part of a robust regime of cessation programs -- including the state's Quit Line, provision of free stop-smoking medications and youth ...

New Wisconsin tobacco tax steams smokers
Appleton Post Crescent - WI, USA
"It reduces health care costs (because of those who will quit smoking)," she said of the tax. "It discourages people from starting because it is too ...

Study recommends total ban on smoking for soldiers
CNN - USA
The Pentagon banned smoking in buildings on bases years ago. It has counselors on call to help service members quit. But while local governments have ...

Readers React: Question smoke tax effectiveness
Wausau Daily Herald - Wausau,WI,USA
Doyle believe will actually quit smoking because the price goes up another 75 cents? I have known people who are parents who merely adjust the household ...

Smoking Cessation Harder For Women Than Men
Hartford Courant - United States
Q: And why is it harder for women to quit smoking? A: That's a lot of interest to us. It appears as though when men quit smoking, the most prominent ...

Konkona says 'NO' to smoking
India Target - New York,NY,USA
A source reveals, "Koko had set aside a date for herself to quit smoking and has stuck to her resolution." Former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss should ...

GUS: The Munchies Issue
Daily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USA
He quit smoking. I decided, right then and there, that I would NEVER quit, because I certainly didn't want to weigh three hundred pounds. ...

Mobile clinic helps people quit smoking
Saudi Gazette - Riyadh,Saudi Arabia
Kafa's mobile clinic has, in the last four years, succeeded in helping more than 2000 people quit smoking in Jeddah, Makkah and Taif. ...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Quit-smoking program helps Albany shelter
WRGB - Albany,NY,USA
As the cost for a pack of cigarettes continues to skyrocket, the effort in New York state to help people stop smoking is now having success in a demographic ...

Q: And why is it harder for women to quit smoking?
Baltimore Sun - United States
It appears as though when men quit smoking, the most prominent symptoms of withdrawal are biological symptoms of craving. However, we find women are more ...

Smoking bill won't really help anyone
Dailyrecord.com - Parsippany,NJ,USA
If Obama wants to help this country's health, he should quit smoking himself and shut down cigarette manufacturers. I have five children and three are still ...

WI Quit Smoking Programs Stubbed in Budget
Public News Service - Boulder,CO,USA
"There's going to be a real increase in the demand for people to quit smoking, so we need to make sure those resources are there wherever possible. ...

Federal tobacco legislation another tool in anti-tobacco arsenal
Wilmington News Journal, OH - Wilmington,OH,USA
Only 5 percent of those who try to quit smoking alone are successful, compared to 22 percent who use the Quit Line. ODH also provides more than $1.8 million ...

Living in the Moment
New York Times - United States
For instance, my mother quit smoking around the time of her diagnosis. As she explained it, she'd have the urge to smoke, would forget to light up before ...

Quit smoking with program at Magruder
The Beacon - Port Clinton,OH,USA
Both programs work a great deal on preparation for quitting tobacco; how to cope with stress and other triggers, discussion of nicotine replacement therapy, ...

Quit Smoking: Pre-cessation Patch Doubles Quit Success Rate
Science Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (July 9, 2009) — Using a nicotine patch before quitting smoking can double success rates, according to Duke University Medical Center ...

Early Nicotine Patch Improves Odds of Quitting Smoking
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
Note that this study found that starting the patch two weeks before quitting smoking increases the odds of staying off tobacco and has no adverse effects. ...

Experts hope cigarette taxes will help curb smoking
Brainerd Daily Dispatch - MN, United States
... taxes are one of the highest interventions for quitting, the most likely thing to reduce tobacco use and to get people to quit smoking," Fercello said. ...

QUIT SMOKING MADE FUN
Sudbury Star - Sudbury,Ontario,Canada
Featuring local comedians Denis Grignon and Rick Currie, the show will attempt to raise awareness about the benefits and challenges of quitting smoking, ...

Brand New Free eBook Exposes How the Average Smoker Can Kick the ...
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
asks Scott Young, author of the new free eBook "How Finally I Quit Smoking Permanently." "Yes, Of course they can!" claims Young, who shows people a ...

Cancer death inspires family to quit smoking
The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
The family now saves 1820 a month thanks to the 12-week stop-smoking programme run by the Derbyshire County Primary Care Trust. Mr Bourne, a former miner, ...
Health grant pays for tobacco prevention education in county
Stuart News (subscription) - Stuart,FL,USA
... who start smoking each year, to decrease the number of tobacco related deaths and to provide information on appropriate methods to quit smoking. ...

GUS: Life During Wartime
Daily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USA
by rexymeteorite GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or ...

Wearing the nicotine patch before quitting increases success ...
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Smokers who wear a nicotine patch for two weeks before they quit smoking are twice as likely to kick the habit as those who puton the patch on the day they ...

GUS - Bad Weekend, Good Learning Experience
Daily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USA
She's been at me to quit smoking for months, ever since I started going to the school clinic. I fully expected her to tell me to go cold turkey again -- and ...

Learning to quit smoking
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Mark Twain famously said that quitting smoking was easy, that he'd "done it hundreds of times." I found it equally "easy," swearing off cancer sticks on an ...

GREG NELSON: Quitting smoking is tough
The Morning Sun - Mt. Pleasant,MI,USA
I have quit smoking in the past, or at least have given it a half-hearted attempt. I don't think I ever made it more than three days before starting up ...

Christie Sain: Tar Wars can help you break the habit
Tallahassee Democrat - Tallahassee,FL,USA
However, we cannot ignore the benefits this tax will have on our young people and on those trying to quit smoking. As the state coordinator for the Florida ...

Quit smoking with program at Magruder | Stop smoking
Magruder Hospital is now offering tobacco cessation services for adults in the community. Magruder has a Registered Nurse and a Certified Respiratory Thera.