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Smokers urged to quit for No Smoking Day by Medical Specialists® Pharmacy

Approximately 10 million people in the UK smoke (a sixth of the population), and frankly that is 10 million too many in Medical Specialists® Pharmacy’s opinion. After all, smoking-related conditions are responsible for the deaths of around 100,000 people each … Continue reading

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Stoptober a major success in the North West

Manchester-based Medical Specialists® Pharmacy are thoroughly pleased to report that a record number of smokers in Greater Manchester managed to complete this year’s Stoptober challenge in October. According to Public Health England, 33,129 smokers across the North West managed to … Continue reading

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Stoptober is Back! Medical Specialists® Pharmacy urge the nation’s smokers to join the annual stop smoking attempt

Let’s be honest – there is never a bad time to stop smoking. Smokers can kick the habit on any given day or week, but if there is an ideal time to try and with a boosted chance of giving … Continue reading

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Anti-smoking drug Champix does not cause serious side effects, says study

Anti-smoking drug Champix (varenicline) has received some bad press in the 9 years since it’s 2006 introduction in Britain, with complaints of the smoking cessation treatment being linked to behavioural changes, agitation, heart problems, and even suicide. However, new research … Continue reading

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Quit smoking for 15 years…and it could be like you had never smoked!

All smokers take note: new research has shown that those successfully quit smoking for a sustained period of 15 years, can massively decrease the chance of suffering with heart failure or even dying. U.S. Scientists made the remarkable discovery that … Continue reading

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