Quit Now Indiana Program Offering 2 Weeks of Free Patches!
May/June 2018 Tobacco Free Boone County Newsletter
Quitting is not just about willpower – sometimes you need a little extra help. Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment to help people stop smoking. The goal is to ease the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal. NRT can optimize your chances for quitting successfully. The Indiana Tobacco Quitline is now offering free NRT medication […]
Smoke Free Air Laws Can Fight Lung Cancer
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! How does tobacco use affect mental health and substance use conditions?
Varenicline/Chantix May Increase Risk of Heart Problems
Kentucky has one of the highest smoking rates in the US – and consequently, the highest rate of lung cancer too. What happened when communities started passing smoke free air laws?
Vaping Isn’t a Better Alternative to Smoking Before Surgery
Varenicline (or Chantix) has been shown to be very helpful in getting people to quit. Could it put peoples’ heart health at risk?
Smoking Rate Increases with Substance Abuse Disorders, Increases Relapses
Surgeons discourage smoking before and after surgery for better health outcomes and vaping is no exception.
Run Away from Cravings- No, Really
Smoking may be on the decline for most groups, but those with substance abuse disorders uniquely suffer.
FDA Seeks to Improve Current Quitting Therapies
Running away from problems usually doesn’t make them go away- unless you’re trying to quit.
New Study Helps People Quitting Figure Out Which Treatment Will Work Best for Them
The FDA will be exploring new opportunities to help people quit.
Tobacco Industry Must Air Product Warnings on TV
A simple blood test can help people trying to quit tobacco bypass medication trial and error.
Altria and British American Tobacco will be running anti-smoking ads on primetime TV soon.