Former smokers from the community, a nicotine patch and group support may be the best combination for helping women in public housing stop smoking, researchers have found.
Ads by Google
Quit Smoking Support
Elderly women are more likely to quit smoking than elderly men, while results are just the opposite for studies among younger populations.
Alcoholics who smoke appear to lose more brain mass than alcoholics who don't smoke.
Older women appear to quit smoking and stay off cigarettes in higher numbers than men in their age group.
Smokers who receive telephone care and counseling for smoking cessation have higher rates of stopping smoking than those who receive routine care by health care providers.
Considering the young average age at smoking initiation, this study provides further justification for smoking prevention efforts aimed at young women.
The percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes continues to decline and more adults have successfully quit smoking than remain current smokers.
Study suggests that the time to help tobacco users quit is the moment they are diagnosed with cancer.
A year after Armenia adopted a law on smoking restriction Armenian health activists raise the problem of the law being effective if there is no fine for breaking it?
Such offers may be a strategy to subsidize the cost of cigarettes in price sensitive populations who might otherwise reduce their smoking or quit.
This discovery opens new horizons for stop smoking treatments.
Smokers trying to quit the habit may double their success rate by wearing a nicotine patch two weeks before their actual quit date.
The reward inducing and addiction driving stimulus of nicotine should be minimized and abstinence from smoking should be more easily achieved and maintained.
The Family Ties smoking cessation program provides stress management and coping skills to family members of lung cancer patients with the goal of helping them quit the habit of smoking.
People who see news stories and advertisements about the dangers of secondhand smoke are more likely to feel that it is harmful.
Adverse respiratory outcomes caused by second hand smoke exposure include increased occurrence and severity of respiratory symptoms.
Cigarette smoking may lead to the development of pulmonary fibrosis in individuals who are genetically prone to the problem.
Adolescents who see smoking depicted in movies are more likely to try smoking.
Hispanic and African American smokers are less likely to try nicotine replacement therapies when they want to quit smoking.
Quitting smoking can have health benefits for people, no matter what age they are when they stop smoking.