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Smoking has long-term impact on peripheral artery disease risk

Both duration and intensity of smoking have a long-term impact on the risk for three major atherosclerotic diseases: peripheral artery disease (PAD), coronary heart disease (CHD), and stroke, according to a study published in the July 30 issue of the

More cancer patients get help to quit smoking

When patients who smoke begin cancer treatment at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis—or at any of Siteman’s satellite locations—they also now receive advice about quitting smoking, referrals to easy-access smoking-cessation

Rewards incentivize people to stop smoking

Financial incentives work to help people stop smoking and remain smoke free—according to research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Evidence published today in the Cochrane Library provides strong evidence that financial incentives helped people to stop smoking,

Binge eating and smoking linked to bullying and sexual abuse

Credit: CC0 Public Domain People who ever suffered bullying or sexual abuse have a lower quality of life similar to those living with chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, depression or severe anxiety, a new study from the University of

A better strategy for quitting smoking

(HealthDay)—Quitting smoking is one of the hardest things to do, but studies have found that one strategy in particular can help many people: Start anti-smoking medication well before your intended quit date. Under traditional prescribing guidelines, people who plan to