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Smoking Baby and Mom Complete Rehab–Baby Has Quit Smoking and Mom Received Extensive Counseling by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Sep 2010 3:43pm None of us can forget this story when it broke on the news in the Spring and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has reminded us too with a bit of humor in various skits, so there’s just about no way one could have missed this story.  The good news is now that he has completed his 30 day rehab program which was provided by the government and luckily t ... Read on »
You Never Need to Say “I Can’t Quit Smoking” by Bill .. Posted Sun 24 Apr 2011 5:43am It’s not unusual to hear life-long smokers say, “I can’t quit smoking.” You may have even spoken those words yourself out of pure frustration. You know that smoking is a dangerous habit that is harming your body. But you have been unable to quit the habit, even through your ... Read on »
PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE EXAMINED by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Thu 21 Jan 2010 9:02am 1 Comment From: The Clinical Services Journal January 2010 Dr ROBERT MORGAN, consultant vascular and interventional radiologist at St George’s Vascular Unit, provides an overview of the burden of PAD, guidance on how to diagnose the condition, relevant risk factors, risk-factor modification and treatment options available. Today, one in five in th ... Read on »
Male Erection Problems: Big Thing to Worry About! by Dorothy O. Facebook Posted Mon 27 Jan 2014 9:05am It is a condition that used to be rarely discussed, but the health industry today has made great strides in the treatment of male erection problem. This male sexual condition is gaining attention, as more and more men admit to having a problem with their sexual performance. Researchers are also finding that male erectile dysfunction is not limite ... Read on »
Smoking cessation + exercise = quit by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 25 Sep 2011 5:25am Another ingredient to be added to tobacco quit plans: Quitting smoking is one of the healthiest things a person can do, but it’s also among the hardest, especially for teenage smokers who battle not only addiction but also the social pressure to keep lighting up. Now new evidence that suggests a way to make their efforts easier: exerc ... Read on »
Quitting Smoking: You Can Do It by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 2:02pm By Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. While quitting smoking is tough, did you know you have a much better chance of succeeding when you have help? Tobacco users who get counseling, combined with medication and other support, have a much better chance of quitting and staying tobacco-free. More than ever before, support is ava ... Read on »
New Medicare Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Counseling, Stalling Youth Smoking Rates named “Best/Worst News for Prevention by Partnership for Prevention Posted Wed 08 Sep 2010 7:56am The new Medicare benefit that provides coverage for tobacco cessation counseling to all smokers was named the “Best News for Prevention” while the stalling of youth smoking rates in recent years was named the “Worst News for Prevention.” BEST Expanding Coverage: Medicare Offers New Tobacco Cessation Counseling Benefit On August 25th, ... Read on »
U.S. Quit-Smoking Policies Need Improving, Experts Say by HealthFinder Posted Mon 03 Dec 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink Key decisions expected next year about coverage of tobacco-cessation aids. MONDAY, Dec. 3 (H ... Read on »
HHS Announces Medicare Expands Coverage Of Tobacco Cessation Counseling by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 9:46am Medical News Today Before today’s decision, Medicare had covered tobacco counseling only for individuals diagnosed with a recognized tobacco-related disease or showed signs or symptoms of such a disease. Under the new coverage, any smoker covered by Medicare will be able to receive tobacco cessation counseling from a qu ... Read on »
Medicare and Smoking by JLevy Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Aug 2010 6:01pm There is great news for Medicare recipients who smoke, but would like to quit.  According to the article “Medicare Adds Tobacco Cessation Counseling Coverage” by Terry Martin on quit.smoking.about.com, Medicare will start paying for tobacco cessation counseling as of January 1, 2011. This new benefit is part of the Affordable Care Act and a ... Read on »