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[UK] ASK THE DOCTOR: Why is there always a tickle in my throat?

By the way... Maybe we should bribe smokers to quit ...But then if it worked, our irritation would be a small price to pay for the sizeable gains to the NHS budget as well as the health of the ex-smoker. A significant research study published the results
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:13
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Do environmental cues prompt attempts to stop smoking? A prospective natural history study

Further research should examine whether environmental cues and introspective states (e.g. self-efficacy) interact to prompt quit attempts.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Jul 28, 2015 10:42
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[Massachusetts] Health fears stoke regulations on 'vaping'

Chandler said new vaping stores are proliferating across the state, eroding years of anti-smoking efforts by health officials that have largely curbed tobacco use among youth. "We have a whole new industry going, and it's a frightening industry," she tol
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2015 21:56
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[Massachusetts] 'Vaping' debate heats up

Debate is raging on Beacon Hill over attempts to strap tough new regulations on the burgeoning industry.... Public health officials disagree. They want the state to regulate e-cigarettes like other tobacco products by setting age limits for sales, requiri
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2015 21:53
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[California] Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Fail to Sway Smokers

Smokers who successfully lowered their nicotine intake when they were switched to low-nicotine cigarettes were unable to curb their smoking habits in the long term, according to a study by researchers at UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 25, 2015 18:07
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Quitting smoking may ease hot flashes

Women who hadn't smoked for at least five years were 45 percent less likely to have severe or frequent hot flashes than current smokers, researchers found. But they were still more likely to have symptoms than women who had never smoked.
Reuters
added Jul 25, 2015 17:35
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Does quitting smoking decrease the risk of midlife hot flashes? A longitudinal analysis

These findings suggest that that early smoking cessation programs may improve women's well-being during the menopausal transition.
Maturitas (European Menopause and Andropause Society)
added Jul 25, 2015 17:34
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Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up [FREE FUL TEXT]

In smokers not interested in quitting, reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes over 12 months does not appear to result in extinction of nicotine dependence, assessed by persistently reduced nicotine intake or quitting smoking over the subsequent 12 
Addiction
added Jul 25, 2015 15:29
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Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop

progressively reducing nicotine content of cigarettes in the way that we did, without other means of supporting smokers, did not produce the desired results," study leader Dr. Neal Benowitz, a professor in the departments of medicine and bioengineering an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 25, 2015 13:22
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SIEGEL: Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration Acknowledges that Chantix Causes Suicide But Allows it On Market, While Banning E-Cigarettes with No Known Adverse Effects

Apparently, they would rather that smokers use products with known, serious risks than products that are probably quite safe, but whose risks are not definitively characterized. Unknown risks can't be tolerated, but serious, life-threatening risks are fin
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:00
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