Free Smoking Cessation Courses Beginning In October And November At CHI Memorial

Smoking - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 17:55

"The program helps participants learn how to beat tobacco addiction, lifestyle changes that make quitting easier, stress management, how to avoid weight gain and how to stay smoke-free for good," officials said.

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New Stoptober TV advert filmed entirely in Suffolk - can you spot the locations?

Smoking - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:15

A new TV advert for this year's Stoptober campaign has been filmed entirely in Suffolk - with some recognisable spots in Ipswich and Southwold among the locations used. Stoptober challenges smokers to give up cigarettes for 28 days in October, in a bid to help wean them of the nicotine for good.

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Stop smoking for good this Stoptober

Smoking - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:49

Evidence shows that people who make it to 28 days smoke free are far more likely to kick the habit for good. In Essex, the local stop smoking service, provided by Provide, has more ways than ever to support anyone who wants to quit smoking for good.

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Lucas County health survey shows obesity up, smoking down

Smoking - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:49

Lucas County residents have made some health improvements in terms of diabetes diagnoses and rates of insurance coverage, but several wellness-related concerns persist, according to a new report released Monday. The results of the Lucas County Community Health Assessment show measures such as use of preventive health screenings, alcohol, tobacco, and drug use, eating habits, and physical activity.

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Revealed: 90s supermodels' strange secrets to keeping young

Smoking - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 06:12

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St. Johnsville enforces smoking ban at village school bus stops

Smoking - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 01:44

Now that school is back in session it's the perfect time to remind the residents of St. Johnsville of the smoking ban at all six of the village school bus stops. On Jan. 1, 2017, the village council of St. Johnsville passed an ordinance banning smoking at school bus stops to protect youth from the harmful effects of tobacco and secondhand smoke.

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5 Reasons I Bought Altria And You Should Consider Doing The Same

Smoking - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 21:22

There are few more hated industries than tobacco, and Altria, with its exclusive focus on the US, operates in a particularly grim regulatory environment. However, this has been true for decades, and Altria has managed to defy the odds and become the best performing stock of the past 50 years.

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Pakistani film industry extends support to Mahira Khan over trolls

Smoking - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 16:55

Popular Pakistani actors like Ali Zafar, Humaima Malick, Mawra and Urwa Hocane have lent support to actress Mahira Khan , who was trolled over social media over a leaked photograph where she can be seen smoking. In the image that surfaced online, Mahira can be seen smoking alongside Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor.

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Bacolod cracks down on anti-smoking violators

Smoking - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:27

A total of 290 persons and business establishments have been fined, as of September 22, for violating this city's anti-smoking ordinance, records of the Bacolod City Anti-Smoking Task Force -Action Team showed. Councilor Caesar Distrito, author of the Comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance of Bacolod and task force co-chairman, said majority of the violators were found at the plaza and downtown.

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Ban commuters from carrying matchboxes, lighters: Delhi govt to DMRC

Smoking - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 10:04

Delhi government has issued a strict compliance notice to the DMRC, asking it to prohibit passengers from carrying matchboxes and lighters in metro trains and on station premises as it "promotes smoking". The Delhi government has issued a strict compliance notice to the DMRC, asking it to prohibit passengers from carrying matchboxes and lighters in metro trains and on station premises as it "promotes smoking".

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Cigarette Tax Has Far-Reaching Effects

Smoking - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 05:39

Outcasts in a health conscious society, Connecticut smokers soon could face even more pressure to quit or figure out how to continue their increasingly costly habit. Backed by the governor and Democratic legislators, a proposed 45-cent increase in the state cigarette tax to $4.35 per pack would place the state in a tie with New York for the highest smokers' tax in the nation.

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Is sitting 'the new smoking'? Not really

Smoking - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 01:27

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 24 : Sitting has been described as 'the new smoking,' but according to a recent study, it's the obesity that really leads to problems. Researcher Mark Benden from Texas A and M School of Public Health, who studies the use of sit-stand desks to promote physical activity, said, "The better metaphor might be obesity is the new smoking.

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Awareness Campaign Takes Lung Cancer Risk Head-On, Asking North Carolinians To Screen Together

Smoking - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 21:10

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 23, 2017 : Veracyte, Inc. today announced the launch of Screen Together , an awareness campaign aimed at increasing routine screening among the millions of Americans at high risk for lung cancer.

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URI receives grant to ban smoking and tobacco use on campus

Smoking - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 16:41

The university received a $20,000 grant from the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation to develop policies to prohibit smoking and tobacco use. The American Cancer Society's "Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative" is funded by the foundation to accelerate and expand the number of smoke and tobacco-free campuses nationwide.

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Sydney duo slapped with biggest ever fine for tobacco offences

Smoking - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:28

Two Sydney tobacconist owners have been slapped with a record $72,000 fine for selling cigarettes in packages without health warnings. The man and woman at Free Choice Tobacconist in Bondi Junction were each found guilty of 36 tobacco-related offences, which carry a fine of $1000 per count.

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Coughing at night: Ten ways to relieve a nighttime cough

Smoking - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:07

Everyone has a cough from time to time. In fact, coughing can serve a useful purpose by ridding the lungs of irritants or excess mucus.

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NHS refusing services to smokers, obese patients until they go to health boot camp for six months

Smoking - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 05:40

Obese people, as well as smokers, will be refused of services by the United Kingdom's National Health Service until they go to a health boot camp for six months to try and lose weight, according to a Daily Mail report . These patients will be referred to the health optimization program of the NHS and taught to improve their behaviors before having surgery.

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Footballer John Terry is 'disgusted' with Gold Flake for 'using' his...

Smoking - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 01:22

A screenshot of what could come across as Terry's Snapchat or Instagram story has been doing the rounds of the Internet of late. For those who don't know him, John Terry is a professional English football player and is the captain of EPL club Aston Villa.

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Stoptober is back

Smoking - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 21:03

Stoptober has driven more than one million quit attempts to date and is the biggest mass quit attempt in the country. If you can make it to 28 days smoke-free, you are five times more likely to quit for good.

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URI clinic to help smokers quit

Smoking - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:34

The clinic will be open to students, faculty, and people in the surrounding community. It will combine over-the-counter quit aids with motivational counseling.

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