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Erdoğan asks an American to quit smoking at Central Park – Duvar English

Duvar English

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 17 took a stroll in Central Park, New York City where he came to attend the 77th UN General Assembly session, Anadolu Agency reported.

Erdoğan was accompanied by Turkish Ambassador to Washington Hasan Murat Mercan and Ambassador Feridun Sinirlioğlu, Turkey’s permanent representative to the UN.

Erdoğan advised a couple who approached him not to smoke.

Erdoğan said to the wife of the …….

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NHMRC grant to help pregnant women quit smoking – unsw.edu.au

Professor Emerita Robyn Richmond from UNSW Medicine & Health has been awarded $1.2 million under the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Project Scheme, for the BUBs Quit study that will help pregnant women quit smoking.   

The BUBs Quit research team has also attracted over $2,800,000 in cash and in-kind contributions for the study from Partners of the BUBs Quit study, resulting in the study receiving a total of $4 million.  

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High-Intensity Intervention Helps One-Third of Participants in Lung Cancer Screening Program Quit Smoking – The ASCO Post

Despite significant advancements in cancer therapy, a primary means to avoid lung cancer is prevention, and smoking cessation is the most basic intervention. Unfortunately, for long-term smokers, that intervention can sometimes be the most challenging.

According to data presented during the International As…….

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Adults in the US Stopped Trying to Quit Smoking During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Psychiatry Advisor

Smoking cessation activity decreased substantially and remained low during the COVID-19 pandemic among adults in the United States. These findings were published in JAMA Network Open.

This cross-sectional study sourced data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey, which was a nationally representative, telephone-based survey of adults in the US conducted annually between 2011 and 2020. Smoking cessation behaviors based on self-reported pas…….

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Smoking and heart health: Tobacco damages heart structure – Medical News Today

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that smoking directly affects the heart. Image credit: sankai/Getty Images.Over 8 million people globally die each year from tobacco use.Researchers from Herlev and Gentofte Hospital in Copenhagen found that smoking weakens the structure of the heart, affecting how well it functions. The research team also found that quitting smoking helped the heart recuperate.

Tobacco use, including smoking, claims more than 8 million lives around the world each year……..

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Smoking was costing me $1,000 a month by the end. But that’s not why I quit – The Guardian

I quit smoking and all I have to show for it is this beautiful house where my amazing mother can retire early and in peace, free from the financial pressure that had come to define our lives.

By the end, in early June, the cost of my habit was more than $1,000 a month – more than half the cost of the monthly mortgage, which I’d entered into just weeks before. It’s a shameful number, though not the reason I stopped smoking. However, it is the…….

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Phoenix smoking cessation study looking for participants – ABC15 Arizona in Phoenix

PHOENIX — For the first time in 20 years, cigarette sales are up.

While more people are smoking, the FDA hasn’t approved a successful way to quit in well over a decade. Researchers in Phoenix are hoping to change that.

The Alliance for Multispecialty Research Phoenix is conducting clinical trials for the drug Cytisinicline.

Led by Dr. Cory Anderson, the first round of clinical trials showed huge success, helping even highly addicted smokers quit with less than 10% experi…….

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Plugged on TikTok, smoked by teenagers, the vapes equal to 40 cigarettes – The Times

Lucie, 28, used to smoke about 20 cigarettes a week — more of a casual habit than an addiction. Now she has not touched a cigarette for two years, but each week inhales the equivalent of 80. She is, she tells me, a complete and utter Elf Bar addict.

For the uninitiated, Elf Bars are disposable electronic cigarettes, or vapes, which last 600 puffs, are about the size of a highlighter pen…….