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May 27, 2016 by Dr. Amanda Graham
Hello friends -
I wanted to share an opportunity and ask for your help. I’ve been collaborating with physicians and researchers at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and Johns Hopkins to develop an Internet quit smoking program specifically for HIV+ smokers. Did you know that more than 50% of people who are HIV+ smoke cigarettes? That’s double the national average! Many HIV+ smokers will die from their tobacco use rather than HIV/AIDS. Our team... Read full postComments (7)
June 6, 2016 by Mark (EX Admin)
Every day here on EX, new members make the decision to quit. For some, Quit Day is the day they join while for others it’s a couple of weeks before they joined or several months in the future. The beauty of EX is that there are resources based on research evidence and clinical expertise available alongside the wisdom and firsthand experience from community members. It’s that colorful... Read full postComments (17)
June 8, 2016 by Mark (EX Admin)
If you use our site on your mobile phone, you will likely see some differences over the next 2-3 weeks. A solution we’ve used to make our site mobile friendly is being depreciated by the company who created it. This was originally scheduled to occur in December 2016, but happening on a much more aggressive timeline. What this means is that you may need to pinch/zoom to adjust pages your screen size. We anticipate this should only be the case for about 3... Read full postComments (2)
June 13, 2016 by Mark (EX Admin)
Some of the long-time members have decorated their pages with resources that have helped them. In my first weeks here I spent a lot of time looking through members’ pages. As a non-smoker I’ve never gone through the process of quitting so I wanted to learn more about what the experience was like for many of our successful quitters. We have so many resources online, anything we want is within reach. As individuals, we’re activated and... Read full postComments (15)
June 21, 2016 by Mark (EX Admin)
Since I’ve joined I’ve come to know several traditions that have started on the community by EXers. The Freedom Train, Daily Pledges and Bonfires are some of the most popular traditions and new traditions are always developing. Having the opportunity to help promote these member-led activities is exciting to ensure that this site is as supportive and helpful in as many people’s quits as possible. I see everyone as a friend here but also someone’s... Read full postComments (11)