Navigation Links
Parents: Quit Smoking and Your Children Are Less Likely to Smoke
Date:5/28/2008

Odds of youth smoking uptake greatly reduced if parents quit

LONDON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- If both parents of a child never smoked, research shows that a child's odds of daily smoking are reduced by more than 70 percent(1) compared to when both parents continue to smoke. And if both parents were smokers but quit, those same odds are reduced by nearly 40 percent.(1) Additional research shows that mothers who quit are less likely to have children who start smoking.(2)

As global leaders in tobacco control commemorate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) on May 31st, the rallying cry is to prevent young people from starting to smoke. While the 2008 theme, "Tobacco-Free Youth" calls for additional limitations on the marketing practices of cigarette marketers and other comprehensive changes, a major determining factor of children's tobacco use is the smoking status of their parents.

"By quitting smoking, parents can play a major role in helping to end the vicious cycle of passing addiction from generation to generation," said Howard Marsh, M.D., medical director, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. "Parents who want to take this important step on May 31st should get help from proven smoking cessation treatments such as therapeutic nicotine to increase their chances of staying off cigarettes for good."

Smoking remains one of the leading causes of preventable death and disease and one of the most powerful and important addictions to break. That said, many smokers can't do it alone. Evidence-based treatments such as therapeutic nicotine including (US: NicoDerm(R) CQ(R), Nicorette and Commit) (ex-US) NiQuitin(R) and Nicabate(R) in combination with counseling offers a significantly better chance of quitting versus cold turkey.(3)

Consider these statistics:

-- Therapeutic nicotine smoking cessation aids, Nicorette(R) gum (United

States only), NicoDerm CQ patch and Commit(R) lozenge, and NiQuitin and


'/>"/>

SOURCE GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Tips for Parents: Teaching Children to Resolve Conflicts
2. Parents: With Halloween Candy, Focus on Choice and Time to Prevent Teeth Decay
3. Bad Children Can Happen to Good Parents: A Survival Manual for Parents of Difficult Children by Norman E. Hoffman, Ph.D.
4. A Reminder to Parents: Early Dental Visits Essential to Childrens Health
5. Smoking may strongly increase long-term risk of eye disease
6. Smoking increases risks for head and neck cancers for men and women
7. Smoking Boosts Risk for Head, Neck Cancers
8. AUDIO from Medialink and Commit Lozenge: Wanna Quit Smoking With Therapeutic Nicotine? Just Follow the Directions
9. Passive smoking increases sleep disturbance among pregnant women
10. Teens who see more smoking in movies may have increased risk of becoming established smokers
11. Smoking in Movies May Put Teens at Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... Reacting to naysayers who are being skeptical about ... top PRP therapy LA specialist has firmly stated that ... with practical well researched science and nothing to do ... new medical breakthrough technology which focuses on healing and ... therapy. , The Managing Director of one of the ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ... young people in Columbus, OH. Unfortunately, most young adults ... make a difference in the community, the new Troubled ... resource for adolescents seeking to overcome their drug and ... helpline at (614) 902-4644, teens and their parents can ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... August 22, 2014 Aid in Recovery, ... a statement today regarding a recent bill ... Samuel Pagdilao, a current legislator and retired police general. ... for drug related offenders, rather than imprisonment. Aid in ... a forward-thinking solution for the drug addiction epidemic. , ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... York (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Yoga ... the Long Island region, proudly announces the launch of ... focused on the West Babylon-based yoga studio’s new teacher ... wish to become teachers realize their dreams. , Since ... and those living in the surrounding area a place ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... well-known wedding dress manufacturer, has added a new collection of ... addition to this, all these beautiful gowns are provided with ... moment. The special offer will last from this afternoon until ... updated its online category with these affordable, elegant outfits. It ... one stop place where worldwide people can buy all kinds ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MetroMD With The Help Of PRP Therapy Helps People Fight Hip Injuries 2Health News:New Helpline in Columbus Assists Troubled Teen Find Youth Rehab 2Health News:Proposed Legislature in the Philippines Highlights the Need for Rehabilitation, Not Incarceration, for Drug Users, Says Aid in Recovery 2Health News:Proposed Legislature in the Philippines Highlights the Need for Rehabilitation, Not Incarceration, for Drug Users, Says Aid in Recovery 3Health News:Yoga Darshana Center Announces Launch of New Website LongIslandYogaTeacherTraining.com 2Health News:Beautiful Peacock Party Dresses for 2014 Offered by UWDress.com at the Moment 2
... to vaccinate their children do so because they believe ... for causing asthma, autism, diabetes, and many other conditions--most ... parents believe that vaccines can "overwhelm the immune system." ... safety, the National Network for Immunization Information (NNii) writing ...
... release is available in Spanish . , One ... old) develops an illness typically associated with adults that are nearly ... obesity. It has been revealed in a study carried out by ... Technology of the University of Granada , ngel ...
... Claims Data from Source(R) Dynamic Claims(TM) to Streamline ... Assessment of Drug Performance in Managed Care, ... a,division of Wolters Kluwer, today introduced Formulary Facts(TM), an,automated, ... their products in the highly competitive world of,managed care. ...
... NEW YORK, June 11 HMS Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq:,HMSY) ... Annual,Healthcare Conference, which will be held June 24-26, 2008 ... Financial Officer of HMS Holdings Corp.,will present on Tuesday, ... live broadcast of the Company,s presentation can be accessed ...
... burden of alcohol abuse costs each Canadian $463 per year. ... alcohol abuse in Canada exceed those of cancer. Released ... the Avoidable Cost of Alcohol Abuse in Canada 2002 report ... interventions would result in cost savings of about $1 billion ...
... disorder shrinks brain cells much the way alcohol, Alzheimer,s ... with sleep apnea show tissue loss in brain regions ... Angeles (UCLA) study shows. , "Our findings demonstrate that ... injury that disrupts memory and thinking," principal investigator Ronald ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:1 out of 4 obese school-aged children suffers metabolic syndrome 2Health News:Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces Formulary Facts(TM), a Formulary Analytics Tool that Sets the Standard for Accuracy and Ease-of-Use 2Health News:Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces Formulary Facts(TM), a Formulary Analytics Tool that Sets the Standard for Accuracy and Ease-of-Use 3Health News:Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces Formulary Facts(TM), a Formulary Analytics Tool that Sets the Standard for Accuracy and Ease-of-Use 4Health News:Save $1 billion and 800 lives 2Health News:Save $1 billion and 800 lives 3Health News:Sleep Apnea Linked to Memory Loss 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... FLORHAM PARK, N.J. , Aug. 21, 2014 ... specialty pharmacy group purchasing organization (GPO), is pleased ... (Aurora) to collaborate on a host of innovative ... will help Aurora deliver enhanced therapy management services ... Therapy Management (OTM) system. Aurora will ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... TORONTO , Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Bedrocan ... appointed three independent members to its Board of ... care experience of the company, a leading licensed ... . Internationally, Bedrocan has 13 years, experience ... patients in seven countries, including Canada. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014   Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... company, today announced positive results from a randomized, ... (or CCH) for the treatment of edematous fibrosclerotic ... Phase 2a trial, all three doses of CCH ... an improvement in the appearance of cellulite as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Aurora Health Care Partners with Armada Health Care to Deliver Added Pharmacy Capabilities to Specialty Patients 2Aurora Health Care Partners with Armada Health Care to Deliver Added Pharmacy Capabilities to Specialty Patients 3Senior Life Sciences Executives Join Bedrocan as Independent Directors 2Senior Life Sciences Executives Join Bedrocan as Independent Directors 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Data From Phase 2a Study Of CCH In Patients With Cellulite 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Data From Phase 2a Study Of CCH In Patients With Cellulite 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Data From Phase 2a Study Of CCH In Patients With Cellulite 4Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Data From Phase 2a Study Of CCH In Patients With Cellulite 5Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Data From Phase 2a Study Of CCH In Patients With Cellulite 6Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Data From Phase 2a Study Of CCH In Patients With Cellulite 7
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: