7 heart-healthy questions to ask your doctor – Quad-Cities Online

February 28, 2017 by  
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7 heart-healthy questions to ask your doctor
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It is never too early to ask how to prevent heart problems. “The thing I tell my young patients is to keep an eye on your blood pressure. When you see a program for checking your cholesterol, pop in. If you have a family history, you ought to get it

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Smoking with Kids in the Car May Become Illegal in Oklahoma – OzarksFirst.com

February 27, 2017 by  
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Smoking with Kids in the Car May Become Illegal in Oklahoma
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OKLAHOMA CITY – “I don't smoke in the car or the house with him. I usually just go out on the front porch." Sean Wilson has tried several times to stop smoking cigarettes. He says it's been hard but it's a habit he hopes his five year old son never

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Test all pregnant women for smoking, say NHS chiefs – The Guardian

February 26, 2017 by  
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Test all pregnant women for smoking, say NHS chiefs
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Selbie praised Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust for playing messages recorded by children over the loudspeaker system in its grounds to ask those who are smoking to stop. The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust tells patients in all the …

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It takes two to support partner to quit smoking – Poughkeepsie Journal

February 25, 2017 by  
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It takes two to support partner to quit smoking
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Try to stop yourself from lecturing, nagging or scolding. It will work against both of you. This means not asking them if they smoked today; not to get upset and not to count the number of cigarettes if they did slip. Try to be extra understanding and

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Doctors are refusing to operate on smokers. Here’s why the trend will grow. – Sacramento Bee

February 24, 2017 by  
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Doctors are refusing to operate on smokers. Here's why the trend will grow.
Sacramento Bee
Before spinal fusion, Spector said he might tell a patient: “Listen, I want you to stop smoking, but if you can't stop smoking, at least cut it in half. A two-pack-a-day smoker is going to have a higher risk (of complications) than a two-cigarette-a

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CVS Decision to Stop Tobacco Sales Reduced Cigarette Purchase – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

February 23, 2017 by  
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CVS Decision to Stop Tobacco Sales Reduced Cigarette Purchase
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The results showed that shoppers at CVS stores were 38% more likely (95% CI, 1.06-1.81) to stop buying cigarettes, compared with shoppers in the comparator groups. Further, the 13 states saw a mean reduction of 0.14 packs per month for a single smoker …
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Can we have courage in our tobacco policy-making?The Middle Ground

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Anti-smoking advocates want to raise Montana’s cigarette tax – KXLH.com | Helena, Montana – KXLH Helena News

February 22, 2017 by  
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Anti-smoking advocates want to raise Montana's cigarette tax – KXLH.com | Helena, Montana
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Caferro says she's standing firm behind the $1.50 increase. She says that is the lowest amount that can do enough to discourage smoking while also raising the needed money for health care services. “In order to stop the bleeding, we don't need a Band

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Health advocates back proposal to raise Montana’s cigarette tax – KTVH

February 21, 2017 by  
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Health advocates back proposal to raise Montana's cigarette tax
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Caferro says she's standing firm behind the $1.50 increase. She says that is the lowest amount that can do enough to discourage smoking while also raising the needed money for health care services. “In order to stop the bleeding, we don't need a Band

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Smokers trying to quit hit by postcode lottery as GPs ration help – The Guardian

February 19, 2017 by  
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Smokers trying to quit hit by postcode lottery as GPs ration help
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Almost a quarter of a million people stopped smoking in the 12 months to April 2015 as a result of using the services, a quit rate of 51%. The services are said to have a high success rate in helping smokers in poorer communities stop. “We are

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52 Marathons In 52 Weeks? Ex-Smoker Sets Ambitious Running Goal – NBC Bay Area

February 18, 2017 by  
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52 Marathons In 52 Weeks? Ex-Smoker Sets Ambitious Running Goal
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But after making the official decision to stop smoking, he really began to hit the ground running. Just like the radio bug bit him all those years ago, now it was the exercise bug. He entered the Ride to End AIDS and shortly after, the San Francisco

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