Navigation Links
Recession leads 1 in 3 Smokers to cut Down or Quit
Date:3/10/2009

LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ --

New research released to mark No Smoking Day (11 March) shows more than one in three (36%) of the nine million smokers in Great Britain are thinking about or planning to cut down or quit as a direct result of the economic downturn. The poll also shows that one in ten (9%) will be taking the first step and making a quit attempt on No Smoking Day.

No Smoking Day President and Dragons' Den star, Duncan Bannatyne, commented on the findings: "Everybody is feeling the pinch during the current recession.

"For smokers, who can spend over GBP2000 a year on cigarettes, it's particularly tough, so for those who are ready to quit there has never been a better time."

Women are more likely to cut down or think about giving up (40% compared to 32% of male smokers). The report also found:

    - 43% of smokers in Scotland and 33% of smokers in Wales are thinking
      about or planning to cut down or quit because of the recession

    - Smokers in the Midlands are most likely to quit because of the
      recession

Almost three-quarters[1] of smokers would like to quit and No Smoking Day is encouraging them to take the first step today by seeking advice from their local stop smoking service, GP or pharmacist.

Dan Tickle, Chief Executive of the No Smoking Day charity said: "Giving up cigarettes will boost your bank balance - but the health benefits are even greater, including easier breathing, improved fitness and healthier hair, nails and skin. It's a fact that quitters also notice they have more energy after only a matter of days.

"By choosing No Smoking Day to quit, smokers will be joining a million others taking the first step to a healthier - and wealthier life. And you don't have to quit alone. You're four times more likely to succeed if you use a free NHS Stop Smoking Service."

Gemma
'/>"/>

SOURCE No Smoking Day
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Is the Recession Killing You? It May Be
2. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Mississippi Workers Hurt by Recession
3. Thomson Reuters Study Tracks Impact of Recession on Hospitals
4. Pixavi Releases Recession Proof Technology
5. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Louisiana Workers Hurt by Recession
6. A Recession-Resistant Business? Introducing FertilityAuthority.com
7. Recession Got You Scratching Your Head, New Scalpicin(R) Anti-Itch Wipes Can Help
8. Independent Review Organizations Take Pressure Off Healthcare Payers as Recession Deepens
9. Recession Scrambling Health Spending in U.S.
10. Recession Spawns Vital New Industry - Financial Wellness
11. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Texas Workers Hurt by Recession
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/1/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... returned to the Northbound team as Director of Referral Relations. , Emily ... including Northbound’s Collegebound, where she designed and implemented unique academic curriculum for clients ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... These ... to case management, placement, sober companionship and delivery to wilderness therapy or treatment ... with and transporting clients with anxiety, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, eating disorders, severe ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... communities of southeast Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle, the regional ... its primary secure text messaging and clinical communications workflow solution provider. TelmedIQ, ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... FL (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... Nutritional ... range of nutritional and beauty products, recently attended the 2015 ECRM Diet, Vitamin & ... connections in the retail industry. The ECRM trade show allows companies the ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, ... in the annual Howard County Family Wellness Day event at Centennial Park on June ... screenings, activities for children, free workout demonstrations, and more. Drs. Becker and Friske ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Northbound Treatment Services Welcomes Emily Orrick as Director of Referral Relations 2Health News:All Kinds of Therapy – Announces New Partnership Feature, Therapeutic Experts 2Health News:Southeast Alabama Community Health System Chooses TelmedIQ to Meet Secure Text Messaging Challenges for Healthcare 2Health News:NPI Meets With Top Retail Figures at ECRM Conference 2Health News:Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC Promotes Healthy Living 2Health News:Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC Promotes Healthy Living 3
... , EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 3 Bionovo, Inc. ... results from the phase 2 clinical trial of their lead drug candidate ... European Society for Gynecology (EGS) in Rome, Italy. , ... evaluate the safety and efficacy of two doses of Menerba versus placebo. ...
... , , , ... ISIS ), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management ... Conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. ET at the ... webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Investors & Media" ...
... , , NEW YORK, Sept. ... Manhattan headquartered medical technology company testing its proprietary treatment method for ... signed a three-year lease with the option to buy on a ... plans to locate manufacturing of its Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion (PHP(TM)) System. ...
... , ... Coker Studies Personality Traits along with Gender and Generational Differences , ... Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) September 3, 2009 ... linked to dominant personality traits? Jackson & Coker has begun a year-long research ...
... , , LOS ANGELES, ... Angeles-based manufacturer of BPA-free baby bottles that provide a safe ... chemical currently banned in Canada, Minnesota, Connecticut and under scrutiny ... California Assembly members to support the Toxics-Free Babies and ...
... , , JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 2 ... under a year by March of 2009, Linda Quirk of Run7on7.com fame ... first woman to complete the 4 Deserts - a grueling series of ... a continuation of her global efforts to raise funds and awareness for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bionovo to Present Positive Results from Phase 2 Trial of Menerba for Vasomotor Symptoms to the International Community 2Health News:Bionovo to Present Positive Results from Phase 2 Trial of Menerba for Vasomotor Symptoms to the International Community 3Health News:Bionovo to Present Positive Results from Phase 2 Trial of Menerba for Vasomotor Symptoms to the International Community 4Health News:Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners' Healthcare Conference 2009 2Health News:Delcath Establishes Queensbury, NY Operations Facility 2Health News:Delcath Establishes Queensbury, NY Operations Facility 3Health News:Physicians' Personalities Provide Clues Regarding Job Satisfaction 2Health News:Physicians' Personalities Provide Clues Regarding Job Satisfaction 3Health News:Physicians' Personalities Provide Clues Regarding Job Satisfaction 4Health News:BPA-Free Baby Bottle Manufacturer Green to Grow Urges Public to Demand Support for California's Toxics-Free Babies and Toddlers Act (SB 797) 2Health News:BPA-Free Baby Bottle Manufacturer Green to Grow Urges Public to Demand Support for California's Toxics-Free Babies and Toddlers Act (SB 797) 3Health News:BPA-Free Baby Bottle Manufacturer Green to Grow Urges Public to Demand Support for California's Toxics-Free Babies and Toddlers Act (SB 797) 4Health News:56 Year-Old Grandmother Announces Attempt to Become First Woman to Complete the 4 Deserts(TM) in Under a Year 2Health News:56 Year-Old Grandmother Announces Attempt to Become First Woman to Complete the 4 Deserts(TM) in Under a Year 3
(Date:6/30/2015)... -- Today, UBM China, a wholly owned subsidiary of ... Exhibition Co., Ltd. to jointly run the Health Expo ... concurrently with CWMEE 2016. This cooperation ... MEDTEC China and DENTECH China, and fills its blank ... also another concrete cooperative project in Chengdu ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... 2015  July 4 th is this weekend, a ... spirit and people behind it. To help honor our current ... USA Medical Card, a leading provider of ... that empower independence for our disabled military veterans, police, firemen, ... afford their prescriptions. "Due to USA ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... N.C. , June 30, 2015  Marken, the ... to the life sciences industry, has been granted permission ... patient shipment of clinical drug product in Korea.  This ... South Korea to continue receiving their clinical ... System (MERS). The emergency was caused by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:UBM Joins Chengdu Tianyi to Hold CWMEE 2016 2UBM Joins Chengdu Tianyi to Hold CWMEE 2016 3Hope For Heroes and USA Medical Card Make a Difference for Our Nation's Heroes 2Marken Delivers Direct To Patients During MERS Outbreak 2Marken Delivers Direct To Patients During MERS Outbreak 3
... - VASTox plc (AIM: VOX), a leading,UK biotechnology ... of £400,000 by the Welsh Development Agency,(”WDA”) under ... 12 months, will support the research and development,work ... the unique skills and expertise of its scientists,based ...
... 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The,following statement may be attributed ... Medical Research (CAMR): , "In the face of ... the stroke of his veto pen deliberately to ... well as endanger,the future health and well being ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vastox Awarded £400,000 Grant to Support R&D at,Carbohydrate Chemistry Facility 2Vastox Awarded £400,000 Grant to Support R&D at,Carbohydrate Chemistry Facility 3President Bush Ignores America's Plea for Support of Stem Cell,Research 2
The Meridian Microruptor V Nd: YAG laser system is indicated for posterior capsulotomy, peripheral iridotomy, and pupillary membranectomy procedures....
... effective method for determining color vision abnormalities ... which can be applied to many psychological ... consists of four trays containing a total ... have incremental hue variation on one side ...
... consists of a Matching Card, three HRR symbol ... prepare a child for subsequent HRR 4th Edition ... the test. For the youngest patients, the parents ... learn the concept of matching and become familiar ...
... from Richmond Products includes the four demonstration plates, ... series for a total of 24 plates. Each ... easy and clean page selection. The test also ... a laminated copy of the score sheet. The ...
Medicine Products: