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Quitting Smoking (INACTIVE)

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  • More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco

    More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electronic cigarette users followed over a year reduced or quit using tobacco cigarettes in large numbers and were less prone to resume smoking, at least in the short term. Experts continue to debate whether or not "e-cigs"...
  • Have health-related New Year's resolutions? These resources can help

    Have health-related New Year's resolutions? These resources can help
    After Dan Williamson unexpectedly landed in the hospital a year and a half ago and underwent heart surgery, his doctor told him that if he wanted to live a healthier life, he was going to have to lose weight. So the 58-year-old chief executive of...
  • How your company is watching your waistline

    How your company is watching your waistline
    Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
  • Smoking can affect a home's resale value

    Smoking can affect a home's resale value
    If all the dire warnings about your health haven't motivated you to quit smoking, perhaps a jolt to the real estate pocketbook would do the trick. A couple of recent events have dovetailed to make one wonder whether the real estate industry — and,...
  • What is hepatitis? Dangerous infections a worldwide health threat

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Together, hepatitis B and C represent one of the major threats to global health. Hepatitis B and C are both 'silent' viruses, and because many people feel no symptoms, you could be infected for years without knowing it....
  • Device keeps transplant candidate alive until donor is found

    Device keeps transplant candidate alive until donor is found
    SOUTH BEND -- Candy Meredith still remembers the exact minute when her husband, Steven, had his first heart attack. It was July 14, 2012, and he was working in the yard when, at 12:13 p.m., he realized that he couldn't breathe. Steven Meredith Sr.,...
  • Council won't ban e-cigarettes

    The City Council on Tuesday rejected a proposed ban on electronic cigarettes. City Manager John Pietig recommended adding e-cigarettes to the city's ordinance restricting the use in public of tobacco and other plants or weeds that are smoked. The...
  • E-Cigarettes Are a Major Challenge For Bars and Restaurants

    E-Cigarettes Are a Major Challenge For Bars and Restaurants
    Restaurants don't know what to do about them. Critics claim they're “peddling addiction” to kids. Defenders say they're anti-cancer. Lawmakers in this state can't decide if they're good, or bad, or both, while officials in 40 states (including...
  • Community Announcements for Aug. 15

    Community Announcements for Aug. 15
     LC Health Department to begin free quit smoking class with free patches The Lincoln County Health Department is starting the Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking. The class is free and the nicotine patch is provided free as well. This is a 13-week...
  • E-cigarettes to quit smoking? They're as good as nicotine patches

    Electronic cigarettes helped wean smokers off regular cigarettes in a clinical trial – though the quit rate was essentially the same as for nicotine patches. The trial, conducted in New Zealand, was billed as the first head-to-head comparison of...
  • WWII Vet Should Follow Smoking Edict

    It's hard not to be sympathetic to Andy Nowicki. He is a decorated combat veteran of World War II and is about to turn 90. He picked up the smoking habit 70 years ago, back when the Army put free cigarettes in C-ration kits. Now he and his wife face...
  • E-cigarette technology is ahead of the laws

    “This post has been corrected, as noted below.” Laguna Beach restaurant owners are coping with customers who choose to boot up battery-powered, vapor-emanating electronic cigarettes in the absence of rules governing use of the devices....