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Global Bridges Healthcare Alliance Announces $2.3 Million Targeting Tobacco Use

Global Bridges Healthcare Alliance for Tobacco Dependence Treatment, hosted at Mayo Clinic, and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) today announced $2.3 million in grant awards to support tobacco dependence treatment in low- and middle-income countries. These grants represent the first major funding in the area of tobacco dependence [...]

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La influencia de Mayo Clinic en la adicción al tabaco y las políticas sobre el tabaquismo tiene un alcance global

El Centro de Mayo Clinic para Dependencia a la Nicotina celebra 25 años ROCHESTER, Minnesota - 28 de agosto de 2013.   El Centro de Mayo Clinic para Dependencia a la Nicotina (NDC por sus siglas en inglés) en Rochester está celebrando su 25to aniversario este año. Al abrir sus puertas en [...]

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  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  

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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 [...]

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Expert Comments on Surgeon General Report About Smoking

Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States and leads to a host of cancers and illnesses. A new report by the Surgeon General released today, The Health Consequences of Smoking, highlights a half a century of progress in tobacco control and prevention since the [...]

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Prueba identifica a fumadores entre los pacientes de trasplante de médula ósea y ayuda a obtener mejores resultados

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 19 de abril de 2012.  El simplemente preguntar a los pacientes que van a recibir un trasplante de médula ósea si fuman o no podría no motivarlos a informar sobre su hábito ni a dejarlo, y el tabaquismo puede conducir a obtener malos resultados del trasplante. Una [...]

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  On Saturday, Nov. 30, we will rebroadcast our program with Richard Hurt, M.D., and Jon Ebbert, M.D., from the Nicotine Dependence Center.  For 25 years, the Nicotine Dependence Center has been helping tobacco users kick the habit.  What have they discovered about tobacco dependence and improving treatment for smokers?  We’ll find out. We hope [...]

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Tobacco Dependence: 45 Million Americans Still Lighting Up Mayo Clinic's Nicotine Dependence Center (NDC) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. As one of the first centers in the country to focus exclusively on treatments for tobacco dependence when it opened in 1988, the NDC has been at the forefront of the battle of nicotine addiction nationally as well as globally, offering the [...]

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