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E-Cigarettes Are Effective at Helping Smokers Quit, a Study Says

It has been one of the most pressing unanswered questions in public health: Do e-cigarettes actually help smokers quit? Now, the first, large rigorous assessment offers an unequivocal answer: yes. The study, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that e-cigarettes were nearly twice as effective as conventional nicotine replacement products, like… Read More »

Doctor says he’s not ‘opting out’ of My Health Record scheme

BATHURST GP Dr Ross Wilson may have serious security concerns about the Federal Government’s My Health Record, but he’s not opting out himself. My Health Record is an online summary of key health information such as allergies, medicines you are taking, medical conditions you have been diagnosed with, and pathology test results like blood tests. The national database is… Read More »