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For effective smoking cessation, turn ambivalence into action | ACP Internist

Smokers sometimes want to want to quit. The ambivalence is the effect of nicotine, which rewires the brain. Instead of being wary of the patient's mixed feelings, use them as a sign to try nicotine replacement therapy systems that make the cravings

QD: News Every Day--E-cigarettes may help smoking cessation attempts : ACP Internist

People attempting to quit smoking without professional help are about 60% more likely to succeed if they use e-cigarettes than by using over...

QD: News Every Day--Don't stop smoking cessation treatments too soon : ACP Internist

Doctors may want their patients to stick with a smoking cessation regimen even if it's not initially working, report researchers who found t...

Another medical use for Twitter : ACP Internist

Twitter has found another medical use--tweets from the paralyzed . We'd previously covered smoking cessation and dieting , but letting paral...

QD: News Every Day--Get cancer, keep smoking, what does it take to quit? : ACP Internist

Patients continue to smoke after their diagnosis, including nearly one in seven lung cancer patients, a study found. Because CT scanning is...

QD: News Every Day--Menthol makes it harder for minorities to quit smoking : ACP Internist

Menthol cigarettes are associated with decreased success in quitting smoking among white, (7%), black (19%) and Puerto Rican (43%) users, fu...

QD: News Every Day--National anti-tobacco campaign may have worked, and well : ACP Internist

The first nationwide mass market antismoking campaign may have partly contributed to more people quitting tobacco, a U.S. government-funded ...

Paying smokers to quit : ACP Internist

Smoking is a major cause of heart attacks, strokes, emphysema, and lung cancer. Smoking rates have steadily declined in the U.S. in the last...

The health care system: What's in a name? : ACP Internist

The trail that led me to a career in health promotion is relatively more or less selfish, depending on where we begin it. The rather more se...

Some type of way : ACP Internist

When I saw you on rounds today you were quiet. Your eyes looked in my direction but were otherwise vacant. This was a change. Me: “You okay?...

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