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Louis Roller has some tips for pharmacists helping people quit smoking: now or in the New Year Tobacco smoking and addiction is the major cause of preventable morbidity and mortality …

As the silly season begins, Louis Roller takes a look at navigating the pitfalls of overindulgence Overindulgence: to allow yourself to have too much of something enjoyable, especially food or drink: wish I hadn’t overindulged so much …

Could restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies, combined with cessation advice in these settings, accelerate progress towards a tobacco-free future? New Zealand researchers have aimed to quantify the impacts of …

In recent years, sitting has been described as the new smoking – but does the evidence add up? No, it doesn’t, says an international team of researchers who examined “misleading” …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

One Sydney council area will be the first in Australia to make its CBD smoke-free… with an initial emphasis on education, says its pharmacist mayor At the October meeting of …

Relaxing current regulations on e-cigarettes is unlikely to result in further smoking cessation in young adults as most are using them for enjoyment, say Australian researchers Among Australian young adults …

Vaporised e-liquid fluid has a similar effect on the lungs as those seen in regular cigarette smokers, new research shows Study results published in BMJ Journal Thorax show e-liquid that has been vapourised …

A smoking cessation expert has called for vaping to be made available for adults as a quitting aid UNSW Conjoint Associate Professor Colin Mendelsohn, chairman of the Australian Tobacco Harm …

A review of the public health consequences of e-cigarettes has found their use is likely to result in a net public health benefit over the next 30 years… but there …

Could this common plant provide a low-cost, effective treatment option for smokers trying to quit? NSW smokers who want to quit are being recruited to take part in a world-first …

Why telling people they could get sick in the future won’t persuade them to be healthy now Eating a delicious doughnut now seems more rewarding than the nebulous concept of …