Smokers Active in Online Support Groups Show Higher Quitting Rates
November 13, 2017
An online social network does help smokers quit, especially when participants actively engage in the community. In this U.S. News and World Report story, Senior Vice President Amanda Graham, Ph.D., shared study results of more than 2,600 smokers on BecomeAnEX.org, the online platform at the core of the EX Program.
The study found a higher percentage of those who actively contributed content on the site had quit smoking, compared to those who only read others’ posts. Learn more about factors that contributed to the higher quit rate.
One Big Way to Improve the Wellbeing of Military Veterans and Caregivers
November 10, 2017
Military caregivers face significant stressors in caring for their loved ones. Smoking is a common coping strategy. In partnership with Hidden Heroes, an Elizabeth Dole Foundation initiative that supports military caregivers, the EX Program provides specialized support to caregivers for quitting tobacco.
New Digital Tools Make Companies Rethink Tobacco Cessation
October 11, 2017
Director of Client Success Jessie Saul blogged about trending digital tools that help more smokers quit for the 2017 Connected Health Conference. At the Boston meeting, she shared her insights on a panel titled “Applying Digital Tools to Personal & Public Health.”