Smoking Cessation News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/6/2002
Hiking Cigarette Tax Could Save Millions Of Lives

Raising price seen as most effective way to cut smoking-related deaths

9/4/2002
Dopamine Extinguishes Smoking

Drug dulls desire for cigarettes, study finds

7/29/2002
Teaching Blue-Collar Workers to Kick Butts

New program succeeds where others have failed.

7/25/2002
Stop-Smoking Efforts Falling Short

Young people, minorities are problem groups

7/23/2002
Smoking Cessation Drug Is Color-Blind

Study: Zyban may overcome socioeconomic factors that shape habit

6/11/2002
Fight Fire With Fire, Smoking Foes Urged

Told to adopt tobacco industry's marketing prowess, and turn it on its head

5/31/2002
Doctors, Dentists Can Help Older Smokers Quit

Regular visits can be chance for intervention

5/29/2002
Kicking the Habit Extends Life Even Late in Life

You'll live years longer, even if you stop at age 65, study says

5/28/2002
Delaware Readies Nation's Toughest Smoking Ban

It would outlaw smoking in all public places

5/27/2002
Feds Use TV Ads to Send Anti-Smoking Message to Hispanics

'NYPD Blue' actor Esai Morales joins campaign

5/23/2002
Good Friends Are Key to Healthy Golden Years

Exercising and quitting smoking help, too

5/3/2002
Why Cancer Patients Can't Quit Smoking

Getting through the surgery is their first priority

4/29/2002
Effects of Smoke-Free Workplaces Waft into Homes

Tough Calif. law inspires smokers to snuff them at residences

4/24/2002
The Doctor Made Me Do It

Report finds physicians can help patients break unhealthy habits

4/18/2002
Smoke-Filled Wombs No Place for a Baby Boy

Tobacco use found to reduce births of males

4/11/2002
Even a New Heart Can't Break a Bad Habit

Study says some smokers find it hard to stop after transplant

3/7/2002
Smokin' Mad

Most smokers, even young ones, regret the day they took their first puff, survey says

3/6/2002
Eating Breakfast Champions Good Health

Studies find eating breakfast, avoiding smoking and drinking can keep colds away

3/4/2002
Commit to Quit

The longer you stay off cigarettes, the less likely you'll relapse

2/20/2002
Anti-Smoking Campaigns Don't Reach Older Adults

New approaches needed to help hard-core smokers kick habit, study says

2/16/2002
Tobacco Takes Toll On Bones

Experts say smoking increases fractures, slows healing

2/4/2002
Smokers' Blues

Blue-collar workers trying to quit get less support than white-collar employees

1/15/2002
Chinese-Americans Absorb Less Nicotine Per Cigarette

Findings may help explain group's lower rate of lung cancer

1/10/2002
Lightening Up the Smokes Eases OR Recovery

Bone-joint patients heal faster by cutting tobacco intake ahead of operation

11/14/2001
Study Explains Ex-Smokers' Ever-Burning Desire

Sustained tolerance to nicotine key to high relapse rate

10/12/2001
Cutting Back on Smoking Makes Baby Larger

But not by much, study says; experts urge moms to quit altogether

10/6/2001
Weight Gain Therapy Helps Women Stop Smoking

Those who accept they'll add pounds are more successful in quitting

10/2/2001
U.S. Reaps Rewards for Reducing Heart Risk

Study finds simple measures sharply reduced deaths of all kinds

9/27/2001
Kicking the Habit Can Be a Laughing Matter

Small study finds nitrous oxide can ease nicotine cravings

9/20/2001
'Bidis' Are a Bad Idea

Flavored cigarettes are even worse than the real thing

9/17/2001
Nicotine Patch Eases Tourette's Tics

Study finds it helps other drugs block dopamine

9/13/2001
Buddhist Monks Hooked on Smoking

They, too, have trouble quitting

9/11/2001
New Vaccine Aimed at Smokers

Could help millions who try to quit

8/24/2001
Nicotine Drops Join the Quit-Smoking Fight

British researchers devise an alternative to the 'patch'

8/23/2001
Membership Is a Drag

Canadian tobacco company promoting smokers' club

8/20/2001
Smoking a Major Threat to Chinese Men

Experts see one-third of male population dying of smoke-related disease

8/12/2001
Tobacco Settlement Up in Flames?

States using too little money for smoking prevention programs

8/3/2001
Who Says Quitters Never Win?

Those who quit smoking may win $2,500 in Kentucky

8/3/2001
Quit Smoking and Keep Weight Gain Down

You don't have to diet, study finds

7/28/2001
Turning Teens Off Tobacco

Fight to prevent, reduce teen smoking frustrates doctors, educators

7/24/2001
Secondhand Smoke Does Its Damage in 30 Minutes

Study finds blood vessels in nonsmokers narrow quickly

7/20/2001
Kiss Those Butts Goodbye

Quitting smoking is worth the trouble

7/20/2001
Tobacco Firm's Study Has Critics Fuming

Report says nations reap economic benefit from smokers' early deaths; anti-smoking organizations are aghast

7/16/2001
Smoking Linked to Infertility

Chemicals trigger destruction of eggs, says study

5/30/2001
No-Smoking Tip: Have a Sip

Liquid nicotine replacement therapy developed

5/25/2001
Kicking Butts in Arizona

Higher taxes, education campaign contribute to healthy drop in smoking rates

5/17/2001
Zyban Helps Ill Hardcore Smokers Quit

A slight boost for those with lung disease

5/17/2001
5/16/2001
Turning Teens Off Tobacco

Fight to prevent, reduce teen smoking frustrates doctors, educators

5/1/2001
Anti-Smoking Drug Linked to Rare Deaths

Using Zyban may increase risk to those being treated for epilepsy and/or malaria