Hidden Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Looking to gain the biggest benefits that you can out of your goal to quit smoking isnot insane, rather it is a good idea. Knowing exactly what is in store for you as you attemptto quit will help to keep you encouraged, plus it can be a great reminder about exactlywhy you set out on […]

E-cigarettes: An Emerging Public Health Challenge

>>>GOOD AFTERNOON, AND GOOD MORNING AND GOOD EVENING,DEPENDING WHERE AND WHEN YOU ARE JOIN US.THANK YOU FOR JOINING US FOR GRAND ROUNDS.OUR TOPIC IS eCIGARETTES, AN EMERGING PUBLIC HEALTHCHALLENGE.AN EXCITING SESSION.LET’S GET STARTED.FIRST, A FEW HOUSEKEEPING ISSUES.THERE ARE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR NURSES AND OTHERS.PLEASE CHECK OUT THE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT WEBSITE FORMORE INFORMATION.YOU CAN […]

Benefits of Quitting Smoking

The idea to stop smoking might seem really great, but what are you actually going toget out of the process? For many people there are some benefits that are immediately obvious.Of course, your clothes and house will smell a lot better, and if you have been a car smoker,your car will start to smell better […]

Communicating Challenging Tobacco Control Policies with Executive Leadership

Good afternoon everyone. My name is Joshua Berry and I am the Health Promotion and DiseasePrevention Analyst at ASTHO, the Association of State and Territory Health Officials. Iam honored to welcome you to this webinar on behalf of the Tobacco Control Network.We are looking forward to the rich information and your questions on today’s webinar, […]

Quit Smoking with Nicotine Replacement ~ #NewYearHealthierYou

– Hi, my name is Amie.I’m a Nurse Practitioner here at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.Did you know that if you use nicotine replacement therapyin your quit attempt, you’re about two to three timesmore likely to be successful?Nicotine replacement therapy is safe, effective,and it’s easily tolerated by most people.Anybody who smokes ten cigarettes or more a dayshould […]

A Time To Act

THORNTON: One minute, it was just like a little flame on the wall, where the outlet was, and the next thing you know, it was busting out windows in the back. ANNOUNCER: Firefighters say that Katrina Thornton and her children are examples of how to keep your family safe in the event of a fire. […]

Quitting Smoking? Don’t be a Bummer ~ #NewYearHealthierYou

– I’m Dr. Kirk Voelker, I’m a lung doctorthat specializes in smoking cessation.Here’s a tip.There’s no such thingas bumming one cigarette after you’ve quit smoking.That one cigarette that you bum quickly turns into a packthat you’re out in the middle of the night getting,so don’t take that one cigarette.Don’t even take the first puff.

Never Too Late to Quit Smoking ~ #NewYearHealthierYou

– Hello, everyone, my name is Rosalie Orrostieta.I’m one of the respiratory coordinatorshere at Sarasota Memorial.I wanted to give you some quick tipswhy it’s never too late to quit smoking.Did you know within 20 minutes of your last cigaretteyour blood pressure drops to normal?Within eight hours your blood oxygen level increases,and within two to 12 […]

The Future of Medicine is Here. Now Let’s Start Using It.

I think the cutting edge of medicine is really not always high-tech, it’s being more focusedon prevention and being proactive, understanding your genetics. We’re at $1000 genome today,we’ll be at $100 or even a free genome in the next decade. We know that sitting is thenew smoking. We now have wearables that we can stick […]