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How does nicotine replacement therapy work and how can it help?

How does nicotine replacement therapy work and how can it help?

If you want or are trying to quit smoking, it’s not easy. In fact, the statistics state that only around half of those who want to quit are actually able to. I have watched many friends try to quit over the years. It is really important to look after yourself. There are various methods, techniques, and treatments you can use to kick the habit. Some treatments suit some people better than others, and some are only available for smokers of a certain age or health. One thing that statistics show us, however, is that using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has the highest success rate. VIEW the POST

Should we be paying pregnant women to stop smoking?

Should we be paying pregnant women to stop smoking?

I say "we" as I assume it will be tax payers money that pay for this scheme. I simply cannot believe what I have heard in the news today: financial incentives could help pregnant women to stop smoking! Could being the operative word of that sentence, but what a crock of crap the entire sentence is, the entire idea is! Sorry, but I am on a rant and I don't usually do this publicly on my blog. But this idea has just shocked me into it. VIEW the POST