Dire warnings redux
- HELPING PACIFIC PEOPLES QUIT. // Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand;Mar2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p10
The article reports on the launch of the television advertisement "Heart Attack" by Quit Group's Pacific Services in New Zealand. The campaign targets the high smoking rates among Pacific people. It also encourages Pacific smokers to quit and advises them to call the free Quitline number of...
- No Smoking Day: 50,000 West Midlands Smokers Said It Was Their Time to Quit. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/28/2011, p182
The article offers information on the No Smoking Day campaign in London, England on March 9, 2011. It shows that 180,000 smokers in West Midlands region made a positive steps towards quitting smoking by planning their quit journey, looking for information on quitting, and smoking less than...
- Hardening and the hard-core smoker: concepts, evidence, and implications. Warner, Kenneth E.; Burns, David M. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Feb2003, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p37
Discusses the relation between the notion of hardening and the definition of hard-core smoker in the U.S. Lack of evidence that the population of smokers as a whole is hardening; Ways to help the most dependent smokers to quit; Expansion of comprehensive tobacco-control programs in both the...
- Study finds smoking too prevalent in Harlem. Sisson, Mary // Crain's New York Business;11/4/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p59
Reports on a study conducted by Harlem Health Promotion Center on the percentage of cigarette smokers in Harlem in comparison to that in New York City. Susceptibility of smokers to health problems associated with smoking in Harlem; Need for smoking cessation programs in Harlem; Relationship...
- Residential Smoking Therapy. Green, Amanda; Yancy, William S.; Braxton, Loretta; Westman, Eric C. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Apr2003, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p275
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a pilot 4-day residential smoking treatment program for smokers who had relapsed after participation in an outpatient smoking program. DESIGN: A single-arm clinical trial. Participants stayed in a supportive, smoke-free environment for 4 days during which they attended...
- A behavioural intervention success story. Lichtenstein, Edward // Tobacco Control;Dec2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, pi1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the rapid growth and availability of quitline assistance throughout the world and another on aboriginal smokers in Canada and the U.S.
- Fake cigarettes boost smoking quit rates. // Pulse;5/25/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 19, p9
The article discusses a study which shows that fake cigarettes have assisted smokers to quit through a smoking cessation programme and that behavioural addiction to cigarette smoking may be used as a clinical tool.
- Current Approaches to the Management of Smoking Cessation. Sutherland, G. // Drugs;2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p53
Smoking remains a widespread intractable behaviour and is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Effective approaches to smoking cessation include behavioural intervention and pharmacotherapy, in particular nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and sustained-release bupropion...
- DoH aims to halve number of smokers by 2020. // Occupational Health;Mar2010, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p7
The article unveils the plan of the British government to reduce the number of smokers in Great Britain by 2020.