News tagged with smoking cessation

Tobacco industry lobbies for flavorful cigarettes

(AP) -- Public health officials from around the world agreed this week on some new anti-smoking rules, but others that could have sharply reduced global tobacco consumption remained out of reach at an international ...

Nov 20, 2010
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Helping Latinos kick the habit

Latinos who live the United States are more likely to quit smoking when they take part in an intervention program, finds a systematic review of studies conducted by Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University ...

Oct 29, 2010
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Medicare expands coverage to help smokers quit

(AP) -- Even though they've lived with the health warnings much of their lives and doubtless seen the ill effects on friends, relatives and even themselves, about 4.5 million older Americans continue to smoke.

Aug 28, 2010
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Smoking mind over smoking matter

Nicotine patches and gum are common -- and often ineffective -- ways of fighting cigarette cravings, as most smokers have discovered. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University shows why they're ineffective, and may provide ...

Jul 13, 2010
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