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Well highlights pharmacy's role in Stoptober

Well Pharmacy is reminding people how their local community pharmacy can help them quit smoking this Stoptober.

Stoptober returns for 2020

Stoptober 2020 returns for the ninth year with the aim of encouraging smokers to quit for the month of October and for life.

Focusing on eye care

Irreversible damage to sight can be stopped in its tracks, but only if people keep an eye on things, and pharmacy teams can help.

Over a million quit smoking during Covid-19

Over a million people in the UK have quit smoking since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

COPD: part three

Part three of this CPPE series looks at the pharmacological management of COPD.

Smokers at greater risk of Covid-19 says Government

Tobacco smokers "generally have an increased risk of contracting respiratory infections such as COVID-19" says the Government.

Head in the clouds

Not everything is yet known about e-cigarettes, but it is one option people are using to try and give up smoking.

UK should be smoke-free by 2030, says PHE

A smoke-free society, healthier diets, cleaner air and better mental health are the top PHE priorities for 2020-2025.  

Up in smoke

Statistics reveal a further decline in people lighting up, but there’s still much to be done before the UK is smoke-free.

Print health warnings on every cigarette, say Scottish researchers

Printing Health warnings on individual cigarettes could help reduce smoking, suggests research.

Smoking, drinking and drug taking make young people unhappy

Pupils who have recently smoked, drunk alcohol and taken drugs are more likely to be unhappy, according to new report.

Smoking during pregnancy numbers still high

More than one in 10 of all pregnant women still smoking at birth, the NHS has warned.

Obesity trumps smoking as cause of some cancers

Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.

Smoking on the decline

The number of adult smokers has fallen by around 1.8 million in England over seven years.

No smoke, no fire

The increased growth of largely unregulated e-cigarettes has not been associated with the uptake in smoking among teenagers.

National No Smoking Day 2019

No Smoking Day aims to raise awareness of the dangers of smoking, celebrate successes and encourage those still smoking to try quitting and give up for good.

Inconvenient truths

The Health Survey for England highlights unhealthy behaviours, pharmacy teams can help people make a positive change.

Prevention is key, says NHS Long Term Plan

Community pharmacy has an essential role to play in delivering the long-anticipated NHS Long Term Plan, which has prevention at its heart.

Lives at risk

Most adults in England are living unhealthy lifestyles, putting their lives at risk, according to new statistics from NHS Digital.

Smoking increases risk of dementia?

Smoking may increase the risk of developing dementia, according to research published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology

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