Female smokers more likely to kick the habit by 'timing' their quit date with their menstrual cycle, study shows
Women who want to quit smoking may have better success by carefully timing their quit date with optimal days within their menstrual cycle, according to a new study. Ref. Source 7b.
A talk with a nurse can persuade hospital patients to quit smoking
Self-reported quit rates among hospital patients more than doubled when nurses and other staff were trained to coach patients on how to stop smoking and to make sure they got the help they needed to make it happen, whether that meant counseling, patches, gum or prescription medication, a study concludes. Ref. Source 5e.
Customized, frequent emails show promise in tobacco cessation. Smokers who received frequent, tailored emails with quitting tips, motivational messages, and social support had cessation rates rivaling that of the most effective medication available for cessation. Ref. Source 2i.
Comments: I smoke a lot to the point people call me "Smokes". For 2018 I hope to quit and so far its a challenge. I'm trying the patch and sweets but I don't know… any really good tips?