Smoking Cessation News

Pfizer follows up successful smoking cessation app with LivingWith, an app for cancer patients - MobiHealthNews



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Pfizer follows up successful smoking cessation app with LivingWith, an app for cancer patients 
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Two years after launching its smoking cessation app Quitter's Circle, pharmaceutical company Pfizer is seeing impressive continued engagement with the app. It's also applying the lessons learned from Quitter's Circle toward other mobile health pursuits ...

 


FDA clears Carrot's smartphone paired carbon monoxide breath sensor for smoking cessation - iMedicalApps



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FDA clears Carrot's smartphone paired carbon monoxide breath sensor for smoking cessation 
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In recent years, we've seen a number of digital health products come to market to help support smoking cessation. SmartQuit is an interesting smoking cessation app out of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington with ...

 


New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited - New York Times



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New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited 
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But proponents of devices like e-cigs and vaporizers ? larger, cellphone-size gadgets ? say they are a safer alternative to cigarettes and may help with smoking cessation. Studies are so far have been limited and short term, and are not conclusive on ...

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Smoking cessation appears cost-effective for lung cancer screening program - Healio



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Smoking cessation appears cost-effective for lung cancer screening program 
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The addition of a smoking cessation intervention to a low-dose CT lung cancer screening program appeared cost-effective, according to data presented at International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World Conference on Lung Cancer. A cessation ...
CT lung cancer screening combined with smoking cessation is worth expense DOTmed.com

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Are Smokers Hospitalized for Coronary Events Successful at Quitting? - Medical News Bulletin



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Are Smokers Hospitalized for Coronary Events Successful at Quitting? 
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Researchers recently published a study in JAMA Internal Medicine to understand the exact nature and scope of the use of smoking cessation aids among smokers hospitalized for coronary heart conditions. Using data obtained from the Premier Alliance ...

 


Integration of smoking cessation within CT lung cancer screenings shows life-saving results - EurekAlert (press release)



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Integration of smoking cessation within CT lung cancer screenings shows life-saving results 
EurekAlert (press release)
okohama, Japan - October 16, 2017 - A study that integrated robust smoking cessation programs into an organized low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening program found that the inclusion of both interventions has the potential to decrease mortality ...
World Conference on Lung Cancer Monday Press Conference: Dangers of Smoking and Lung Cancer Intervention ... GlobeNewswire (press release)

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Carrot gets FDA clearance for OTC breathalyzer for smokers, launches cessation app - MobiHealthNews



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Carrot gets FDA clearance for OTC breathalyzer for smokers, launches cessation app 
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Redwood City, California-based Carrot has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Carbon Monoxide Breath Sensor System, an over-the-counter, Bluetooth-enabled device that pairs with a smartphone app and is intended for commercial use in smoking ...

 


Bedfont's piCO Smokerlyzer involved in smoking cessation study at Maastricht University - News-Medical.net



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Bedfont's piCO Smokerlyzer involved in smoking cessation study at Maastricht University 
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The project, CATCH (Continuous Abstinence Through Corporate Healthcare), run by Prof. Dr. C. P. van Schayck and Dr. G. E. Nagelhout, will take several Dutch companies partaking in Smoking Cessation programmes, however only half of the subjects will ...

 


FDA approves first device, app to help quit smoking - Carrot - CNBC



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Free Solano County smoking cessation classes offered - Vallejo Times Herald



Free Solano County smoking cessation classes offered 
Vallejo Times Herald
Solano County is helping those who need to quit smoking ? for free, health officials said. Solano County Department of Health and Social Services, Health Promotion and Community Wellness Bureau offers a free program to quit tobacco use, including ...