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Chantix Quit Smoking Study

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog, quit smoking

The effectiveness of Chantix in smoking cessation was demonstrated in six clinical trials, which included a total of 3659 chronic cigarette smokers who were treated with varenicline. Five of the six studies were randomized, controlled clinical trials in which Chantix was shown to be superior to placebo in helping people quit smoking. These smokers had […]

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Beginning in World War I (~1914) annual cigarette consumption in U.S. increased in men, followed by women, reaching a peak of 4336 cigarettes per capita in 1963. (Approximately 216 packs of cigarettes per person). After the Surgeon General’s Advisory Committee report, released in 1964, concluded that cigarette smoking is one of the most important risk […]

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Among current U.S. adult smokers, 70% report that they want to quit completely. In 2006, an estimated 19.2 million (44.2%) adult smokers had stopped smoking for at least 1 day during the preceding 12 months because they were trying to quit. An estimated 45.7 million adults were former smokers in 2006. More than 54% of […]

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Quit Smoking To Detoxify Your Body

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog, quit smoking

Cigarette smoke is made up of 43 carcinogenic (cancer generating) substances and more than 400 other toxins that can also be found in wood varnish, nail polish remover, and rat poison. All of these substances can build-up in the body and can cause serious problems to the heart and lungs. In addition to the health […]

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