Pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
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The article offers tips on how to boost the effectiveness of employer wellness programs in the U.S. It states that companies must keep spending on wellness and must make wellness a corporate priority. It notes that wellness must be used as a recruiting and retention tool for employees consider...
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The article presents the results of an analysis by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that assessed progress in reducing the prevalence of cigarette smoking among U.S. adults for 2007. The National Health Interview Survey questionnaire contained questions on cigarette smoking...
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- Smoking-Cessation Products Boost Quit Rates, Says CDC. // RN;Feb2001, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p102
Focuses on a report released by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the role of smoking-cessation products in smokers' attempt to quit the habit. Number of adult smokers who have succeeded to quit smoking each year; Increase in quit attempts between 1984 and 1998.
- Most smokers want to quit. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Dec2011, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p14
The article focuses on a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the insufficient available treatments for those who wish to quit smoking in the U.S.
- Tips from Former Smokers on Father's Day. // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;6/13/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p11
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- Varenicline for smoking cessation: Is it a heartbreaker? Hays, J. Taylor // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1346
The author discusses the paper of S. Singh and colleagues entitled "Risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events associated with varenicline: a systematic review and meta-analysis." The author states that a meta-analysis which evaluated adverse cardiovascular events' risk linked with...
- Varenicline versus transdermal nicotine patch: a 3-year follow-up in a smoking cessation clinic in Taiwan. Hsueh, Kuang-Chieh; Hsueh, Shu-Chun; Chou, Ming-Yueh; Pan, Lee-Fei; Tu, Ming-Shium; McEwen, Andy; West, Robert // Psychopharmacology;Jul2014, Vol. 231 Issue 14, p2819
Rationale: A network meta-analysis of randomized trials and real-world comparative studies strongly suggest that varenicline is more effective in aiding smoking cessation than single form nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). Modeling the health benefits attributable to this difference relies on...