Today Show and American Legacy Foundation(R) Team Up to Help Smokers Call it Quits
Today Calls It Quits
to Profile Three Parents as They Quit Smoking
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legacy Foundation is collaborating with NBC's Today Show to help three parents quit smoking and motivate families nationwide to follow their lead. The three-part...
UK Nurses Complain of Stress, One Quits After Screaming at Heart Attack Patient
UK nurses complain that they are victims of a heartless establishment. But on the very day a survey on their conditions was out, a nurse had to quit in shame after screaming at a heart attack patient, left lying in urine.
Transport manager Mark Wright, 39, was left on a trolley after being...
Trehan Quits Escorts, Plans to Join Apollo
Leading cardiologist Naresh Trehan Wednesday resigned from the post of executive director of Escorts Hospital and will completely disengage himself from the hospital from June 1. ...
New Survey Highlights Emotional, Financial Toll Multi-Generational Tobacco Use Takes on Parents Sandwiched In Between
...lth is to quit. Forty-six million Americans have stopped smoking but currently 43 million still do. On average, it takes 8-11 attempts before a smoker quits
for good so adopting a personalized, comprehensive quit plan is critical to increasing the odds for success. The free, state-of-the-art EX(R) campai...
Kids More Apt to Smoke If Mom Did While Pregnant
... he said. "This new research shows that smoking during pregnancy also makes the child more likely to become a smoker as an adult -- even if the mother quits
smoking when the child is young."
"Aside from protecting their own health, this is one more reason that female smokers who are pregnant or consider...
Quitting Smoking Saves Lives and Money: New American Lung Association Report Finds Most States Failing to Adequately Protect Residents and Their Bottom Line
...han $20,000. Furthermore,
employers and insurance plans could save up to $210 per year for every
covered smoker who quits. For each pregnant woman who quits
is a potential cost savings to the U.S. health care system of $881 with
each premature birth prevented.
"One adult in five smokes; th...
Secondhand Smoke Raises Stroke Risk for Spouses
... But researchers note risk dissipates quickly once smoking spouse quits
TUESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Nonsmokers who are married... pinpoint exactly how much time would need to elapse after a smoking spouse quits
before their husband or wife's stroke risk fully dissipated.
"But we thi...
Pediatric Wheezing: If Not Asthma, Then What is It?
said Dr. Ouellette. "These patients are frequently treated with an inhaler
only to continue experiencing the symptoms. The patient then quits
the medicine since it's ineffective, and the true diagnosis is left
Asthma is certainly a problem for children and receives a con...
Surgery Can Cut Sleep Apnea
...t UPPP reduced the mean apnea hyponea index in patients.
"The apnea-hyponea index basically tells us the number of times a patient with sleep apnea quits
breathing per hour," lead author Dr. Akram Khan, assistant professor at the University of Florida, Jacksonville, explained in a prepared statement. "W...
Spouses often mirror each other's health habits
... New Haven, Conn.If one spouse exercises, quits
smoking, stops drinking alcohol, receives a flu shot, or undergoes a cholesterol screening, the other spouse is more likely to do the same, according ...
Why you can't hurry love
...e. The mathematical model considers a male and a female in a courtship encounter of unspecified duration, with the game ending when one or other party quits
or the female accepts the male as a mate. The model assumes that the male is either a ''good'' or a ''bad'' type from the female's point of view, acco...
Hopkins researchers discover how brain protein might control memory
...iod of time," says Paul F. Worley, M.D., professor of neuroscience and neurology at Hopkins and director of both studies. "For example, the person who quits
smoking can wean himself from cravings at home, at work or outside. But if you put him in a bar with a drink in his hand, his brain remembers that for...