Don’t wait to quit smoking this autumn – Gateshead Council

It’s never too late to quit smoking – that’s the message in the run up to Stoptober – and the benefits begin within 20 minutes. Gateshead Council is backing the Don’t Wait campaign which is reminding people of the risks of smoking and the benefits of stopping. Quitting smoking can bring benefits to almost anyone at any age as the body begins to recover within hours, days and weeks.


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Thousands of people are trying to quit smoking for Stoptober – NL Times

Thousands of people will try to get rid of their addiction to cigarettes in the next four weeks. They are participating in Stoptober, which is being held for the ninth time.

The special month is an initiative of the Ministry of Health, the Lung Fund, the Heart Foundation and KWF, among others. Participants will receive daily guidance and support in their attempt via an app. According to…….

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Why should I quit smoking? – North Shore News

Tobacco companies use the 600 additives to make the cigarettes taste better, increase the absorption rate of nicotine (to increase the addictive nature of the cigarette), and make them smoother on the throat, just to name a few intentions.  

It is safe to say that most people who smoke regret ever starting.  Where did cigarettes come from, how bad are they for us, and why are t…….

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NHMRC grant to help pregnant women quit smoking – UNSW Newsroom

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 Partne…….

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6 steps you can take to quit smoking and live a healthier life – CNN

Smoking is also the No. 1 leading cause of preventable death in the United States, accounting for nearly 1 in 5 deaths.

Cigarettes have chemicals that can make this addiction particularly insidious. When they enter the lungs, they can cause harmful effects like bronchitis, said Jonathan Bricker, professor in the public health sciences division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Cente…….

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Finding It Hard To Quit Smoking? Here Are Tips That Might Help – The Dubrovnik Times

For regular smokers, urges to smoke or tobacco cravings can be powerful. Such urges may be intense and strike within 5 to minutes leading to long-term addiction. We all know that cigarette smoking is not beneficial for health and causes many diseases that are difficult to cure. Many smokers try to quit smoking and move towards a healthy and blissful life. But quitting smoking is not that e…….

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Former smoker sings praises about Hollings program to quit smoking – Medical University of South Carolina

Kimberley Trump, 58, sees her life as two parts – the first when she smoked and the other when she quit. Trump knows firsthand how difficult it is to kick the addiction. After trying and failing to quit several times, she now feels as if she has kicked the habit for good, thanks to the MUSC Health Tobacco Treatment Program.

“I’ve experienced just about every emotion p…….

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