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“The Real Cost” has resulted in savings of more than $31 billion for youth, their families and society at large by reducing smoking-related costs like early loss of life, costly medical care, lost wages, lower productivity and increased disability – that
Campaign expenditures were cost efficient. The cost savings resulting from The Real Cost represent a large reduction in the financial burden to individuals, their families, and society as a result of tobacco. Public health campaigns, like The Real Cost,
Smoking cessation that was accompanied by substantial weight gain was associated with an increased short-term risk of type 2 diabetes but did not mitigate the benefits of quitting smoking on reducing cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. (Funded by the
If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you’re still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at l
a new study has found that those who don’t watch their waistlines after cutting out cigarettes could be increasing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers say that quitters who indulge in snacks after swapping them for tobacco are 20 percen
Varenicline and combination nicotine patch and lozenge are less likely to be used as directed and may not increase first-month abstinence better than patch alone when taken adherently.
Jeane Freeman hopes to lead by example in her new job as Health Secretary – and she’s off to a good start after kicking a 42-year smoking habit. As she sat down with the Daily Record to discuss her plans to tackle waiting times and other pressing proble
imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to