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Medication Therapy Can Increase Long-Term Success For Smokers Who Cut Back First

Medication Therapy Can Increase Long-Term Success For Smokers Who Cut Back First

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dg5bncTJsg ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of more than 1,500 cigarette smokers who were not ready to quit smoking but were willing to cut back on cigarette consumption and combine their approach with varenicline (Chantix) increased their long-term success of quitting smoking. The multinational study is published in the February [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Quit smoking: Managing your stress Mental health: Overcoming the stigma of mental illness Chest pain: First aid Vitamin D for babies: Are supplements needed? Treatments for atrial fibrillation

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

  Putting the hurt on tobacco addiction Quit smoking 10 ways to resist tobacco cravings Quit-smoking medicines: Boost your chance of success Teen smoking: How to help your teen quit  

Created by Dana Sparks

National Pharmacy Says No Tobacco

National Pharmacy Says No Tobacco

The CVS Pharmacy chain is announcing it will stop selling all tobacco products by Oct. 1, 2014. Richard Hurt, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependence Center, says this move is long overdue and is an act of courage. "This is a big deal. It's another giant step toward returning us to the social norm [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cigarette butts in ashtray

Cigarette butts in ashtray

Caucasian hand putting out cigarettes in an ashtray

Created by Dana Sparks

The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout

  It's Lung Cancer Awareness Month  and today, Nov. 21, is the third Thursday of the month, which is designated as the  Great American Smokeout.     Have you been trying to stop smoking? Could today inspire you? Join the City of Hope Twitter chat today 3 p.m. ET and follow #cohchat.  Learn more [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

TUESDAY Q & A: For those with diabetes, smoking can increase complications

TUESDAY Q & A: For those with diabetes, smoking can increase complications

Dear Mayo Clinic: Does smoking have an effect on diabetes? Answer: Yes. There is some evidence that cigarette smoking can raise the risk of developing diabetes. And for those who have diabetes, smoking can increase the number of complications from the disease, as well as the severity of those complications. Someone who [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Dr Hurt - E-Cigarettes SOT (2:44)

Dr Hurt - E-Cigarettes SOT (2:44)

Created by Andy Shilts

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