Search results for "Smoking Cessation"

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How should internists address e-cigarette use?

Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2013;382:1629-37. ... Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;9:CD010216. [PMID: 27622384].
November 2016

Saving health and money

Unfortunately, those cost arguments for tobacco cessation programs turn out to be wrong: quitting smoking would result in an increase of $15,959 in lifetime medical costs.
July 2021

What smoking and asthma have in common.

Leone said this morning at an IM 2011 session on smoking cessation. ... Helpful websites for smoking cessation include, which has educational material and information on how to document and get paid for smoking
July 2021

Up in arms, up in smoke

Numerous studies have, shown, however, that the best way to get people to cut back on smoking is to make it more expensive. ... E-cigarettes and vaporizers are cheaper than cigarettes, so paying more for insurance for all forms will encourage more people
July 2021

QD: News Every Day--Small clinics with EHRs can recoup pay-for-performance incentives

smoking cessation interventions (12.4% vs. 7.7%; difference, 4.7%; 95% CI, 0.3% to 9.6%]; P=.02 for interaction term). ... control in all patients and smoking cessation in all patients provide supporting evidence that this incentive structure can be
July 2021

QD: News Every Day--Focusing on prevention

In addition, Medicaid will now cover smoking cessation counseling for pregnant women and Medicare beneficiaries will be eligible for an annual physical.
July 2021

QD: News Every Day--Watch out for addictions following bariatric surgery

Patients who undergo bariatric weight loss surgery were at increased risk for using drugs, alcohol and tobacco after the procedure, particul...
July 2021

Debate ignites over safety of e-cigarettes

Although the devices lack any hard data to support their use, they can offer doctors a chance to explore with patients other options for smoking cessation. ... However, some data have been more favorable. The one randomized clinical trial that compared
March 2014

A death well spent

When I ask them how much they are smoking lately, they nearly always say that they've "cut down" since their last visit, without answering the question directly. ... Inhalers and cortisone medications are helpful and antibiotics occasionally have some
July 2021

Smokers finding air becoming rare in which to indulge

Thirty-two states and cities have banned smoking in public places and workplaces. ... Steven Schroeder, MACP, director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center University of California, San Francisco, said, "Several years ago, the idea that secondhand
July 2021

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