Matters of trust
- Committed quitters offers new alternative for ex-smokers. Rodgers, Katie // Drug Topics;1/23/95, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p30
Reports on the Nicoderm Committed Quitters Program's alternative for former cigarette smokers in the United States. Preliminary results of the program; Personal support plan; Contact information.
- Quit without fits. Lafavore, Michael; Laliberte, Richard // Men's Health;Oct91, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p11
Recommends the review of the methodology for treating withdrawal symptoms of cigarette smokers, based on a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University.
- Tobacco firm Liggett settles with states. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;4/5/96, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p60
Reports that five states have settled a landmark agreement with tobacco firm Liggett Group to pay part of the cost of treating Medicaid patients with smoking-related diseases. Concerned states; Payment costs; Creation of a separate fund to entice other states to join the deal; Other...
- The stiff price of bias: $35,000 a customer. // U.S. News & World Report;6/6/94, Vol. 116 Issue 22, p14
Discusses `blackouts,' the unofficial term at some Denny's restaurants for the sudden decision to limit the number of black customers. Settlement under the Civil Rights Act in which Denny's agreed to pay $54.4 million in damages and legal fees to blacks who were denied service; Hopes of State...
- Double blind trial of repeated treatment with transdermal nicotine for relapsed smokers. Gourlay, Steven G.; Forbes, Andrew // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/5/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7001, p363
Evaluates the efficacy and safety of a repeat course of treatment with transdermal nicotine for cessation of smoking in a brief intervention setting. Use of a double blind placebo controlled trial; Profile of the subjects; Adverse effects experienced during second attempt at smoking cessation;...
- Smokers to be denied access to Jakarta's free health schemes. Bland, Ben // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/6/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7745, p500
The article focuses on the plan of health officials in Jakarta, Indonesia to exclude smokers and their families from the city's free healthcare schemes for the poor due to their failure to look after their health by continuing to smoke.
- Arterial bypass surgery and smokers. Powell, J.T.; Greenhalgh, R.M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/5/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6929, p607
Focuses on controversies concerning offering smokers with bypass surgery in Great Britain. Patency of coronary artery bypass grafts; Advice to patients with angina or intermittent claudication not to smoke; Awareness on the toxic effects of smoking on the vasculature.
- Blowing smoke. // New Yorker;6/13/94, Vol. 70 Issue 17, p6
Comments on the bill signed by Florida Governor Lawton Chiles allowing his state to sue tobacco companies to recover the costs of providing health care to smokers. Misleading figures on Medicaid payments for smoking-related illnesses; Savings in the Social Security system for the shortened life...
- Do patient age and medical condition influence medical advice to stop smoking? P. Maguire, Conor; Ryan, James // Age & Ageing;May2000, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p264
Presents information on a study which determined whether the age and medical condition of a patient influences hospital-based doctors' decision making when advising patients to stop smoking cigarettes. Subjects and methods; Results; Discussion.