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#A-128 New Ways to Quit Smoking

Have you ever tried to quit smoking only to slip back into the habit? Or, do you stand by feeling helpless as you watch a friend or family member light up? On this show we will find out why nagging doesn’t help. And we will learn about the latest research showing what does. Guests: Tom Ferguson, MD, Editor and publisher of The Ferguson Report, the industry newsletter of online health. He has been a pioneering advocate of self-help and self-care for more then twenty years. Dr. Ferguson is Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Informatics at the University of Texas Medical Sciences Center in Houston. He is a senior associate at Boston’s Center for Clinical Computing, a medical computing think-tank associated with Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. Author of: The No-Nag, No-Guilt, Do-It-Your-Own-Way Guide to Quitting Smoking: How to Quit Smoking for Life and Eric C. Westman, M.D, Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center Medical director of Duke’s new Center for Nicotine and Smoking Cessation Research.

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has dedicated his career to making drug information understandable to consumers. His best-selling book, The People’s Pharmacy, was published in 1976 and led to a syndicated newspaper column, syndicated public radio show and web site. In 2006, Long Island University awarded him an honorary doctorate as “one of the country's leading drug experts for the consumer.”.
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