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# quit-smoking - Thursday 31 January, 2019

First trial shows e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum for quitters
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# QUIT SMOKING

First trial shows e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum for quitters

Jan 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 26,851 Views 56 Comments

Currently, 10% of Irish ex-smokers use e-cigarettes.

# quit-smoking - Saturday 20 October, 2018

E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study
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# QUIT SMOKING

E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 15,654 Views 24 Comments

Studies have indicated that e-cigarettes aren’t necessarily healthy, but could be less damaging than normal cigarettes.

# quit-smoking - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

There are more quitters than smokers in Ireland
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# HSE

There are more quitters than smokers in Ireland

Jan 3rd 2018, 2:34 PM 17,560 Views 48 Comments

One in eight people who smoked this time last year have since quit.

# quit-smoking - Friday 7 October, 2016

'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids
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'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids

Oct 7th 2016, 3:23 PM 17,824 Views 10 Comments

Sarah Daly thought she was a hopeless case – but there’s no such thing when it comes to quitting smoking.

# quit-smoking - Thursday 16 June, 2016

'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good
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'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good

Jun 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 16,596 Views 14 Comments

Mark quit smoking after six years, and he’s never looked back.

# quit-smoking - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

May 25th 2016, 10:07 AM 61,870 Views 38 Comments

The late Gerry Collins was remembered by his daughter Lisa at the HSE Heathcare Leaders Masterclass in the Convention Centre this month.

# quit-smoking - Friday 5 February, 2016

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?
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Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 5th 2016, 2:48 PM 25,990 Views 87 Comments

Tis the season…

# quit-smoking - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired
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Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired

Oct 28th 2015, 10:34 AM 17,373 Views 28 Comments

Anyone can quit smoking with the right support and information. Share your story.

# quit-smoking - Monday 12 January, 2015

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why
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# Nicotine

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why

Jan 12th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,216 Views 18 Comments

A study has revealed the rate at which smokers metabolise nicotine could predict the best way to quit.

# quit-smoking - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco
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# Be Strong

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco

Dec 24th 2014, 7:00 PM 91 Views 38 Comments

Stopping smoking is likely to give you a better quality of life, peace of mind and add years to your life.

# quit-smoking - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Open thread: Gerry Collins knew what life meant to him - what are you grateful for?
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Open thread: Gerry Collins knew what life meant to him - what are you grateful for?

Jun 17th 2014, 3:22 PM 19,488 Views 46 Comments

Anti-smoking campaigner spoke of his love for family in ‘Gerry’s Story’, released today for first time.

# quit-smoking - Friday 3 January, 2014

The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking
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The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking

Jan 3rd 2014, 4:26 PM 70,484 Views 103 Comments

There’ll be ups and downs, but it’s all worth it in the end.

# quit-smoking - Monday 30 December, 2013

Father with terminal lung cancer joins with HSE in fight against tobacco
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# Smoking

Father with terminal lung cancer joins with HSE in fight against tobacco

Dec 30th 2013, 1:20 PM 22,858 Views 77 Comments

Gerry Collins and his family are part of a new ad campaign to encourage people to stop smoking.

Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?
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From The Daily Edge
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Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?

Dec 30th 2013, 1:11 PM 32,811 Views 118 Comments

Make quitting smoking one of them.

# quit-smoking - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'
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# Read Me

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'

Feb 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,662 Views 65 Comments

On National No Smoking Day, Joan Conway tells how she gave up smoking at 45 – after first taking up the habit at the tender age of 17.