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More News From The 11th World Conference On Tobacco Or Health

Proceed To Article 24-Hour Nicotine Patch Helps Smokers Deal With Temptation To Smoke
Smokers wearing a 21 milligram (mg) nicotine patch 24 hours a day experience superior relief of craving and withdrawal when quitting when compared to smokers wearing a 15 mg patch for 16 hours, according to a study in the August issue of Addiction. More...

Proceed To Article Weight Gain Evaluated in Smokers Who Quit Using Zyban vs. Placebo
Data presented today at the 11th World Congress on Tobacco or Health suggests that smokers who use the smoking cessation aid ZYBAN (bupropion HCl) Sustained Release 150 mg Tablets may gain less weight than people who quit using a placebo, with marked differences among women. More...

Proceed To Article Tobacco Industry Helped With Candy Design
The London Associated Press reports that internal tobacco industry documents recently made public confirm that tobacco companies cooperated with the makers of candy cigarettes in designing snacks that promoted smoking to children. More...

Proceed To Article Oral Cancer Background Papers
These background papers, published by the CDC are intended to provide an overview of the science related to the prevention and control of oral and pharyngeal cancer. The information is intended for professionals. More...

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It's Quittin' Time - Information For Patients
Even in the face of withdrawal symptoms that can challenge the strongest of wills, millions of Americans have conquered their smoking "habit," step by step. According to the U.S. government's Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), for every one of the 46 million American smokers, there is an ex-smoker who has successfully quit. More...

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