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What Should Public Health Officials Be Doing About E-Cigarettes?

e-cigarettes will likely be proven to be a smoking cessation aid for some. But this benefit must be balanced with the fact that other adults and children who never previously smoked will be first introduced to nicotine via an e-cigarette rather than a tr
Health Affairs (ca)
added Aug 28, 2015 10:51

[UK, USA] E-Cigs 95% Less Harmful Than Smoking and Helpful for Cessation

a study published at the same time as the PHE report arrived at a different conclusion about the gateway issue (JAMA. 2015;314:700-707). In an editorial accompanying the JAMA study (2015;314:673-674), Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, from the Massachusetts General
Medical Tribune
added Aug 27, 2015 14:23
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Mark Ballas and Mother Shirley Ballas Team Up to Encourage Smokers to Quit During SELFtember™

Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ® smoking cessation brands are turning September into SELFtember™, a second New Year when smokers can begin, or "restart," their journeys to living smoke-free. SELFtember™ invites smokers to focus on their own personal health g
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:12

Report: Smoking age raised in California leads to tremendous Medi-Cal savings

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation is today releasing a report analyzing the near-term fiscal impact of raising the tobacco sales age in California to 21. The report focuses entirely on two pregnancy-related outcomes: low birth-weight and premat
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:11

VIDEO: New Colorado QuitLine Customized For Native American Smokers

If the ordinance passes, Berkeley will join a number of other areas — such as Healdsburg, California; the state of Hawaii; and New York City — that have all implemented similar laws.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:34

Resurgence of anorexic symptoms during smoking cessation in patients with a history of anorexia nervosa: An unseen problem?—Report of two cases

This report describes a resurgence of anorexic symptoms during a smoking cessation program in two patients with a history of anorexia nervosa. These two events were identified among patients lost to follow-up by using a strategy implemented to limit early
International Journal of Eating Disorders
added Aug 26, 2015 23:12

Anorexia Resurgence Can Occur After Smoking Cessation

Smoking cessation may be associated with resurgence of anorexic symptoms in patients with a history of anorexia nervosa, according to a clinical case report published in the September issue of the International Journal of Eating Disorders.
Doctors Lounge
added Aug 26, 2015 23:10

Quitting smoking post heart attack improves quality of life, mental health

even in people who smoked and had a heart attack, they saw fairly rapid improvements in important measures of health and quality of life when they quit smoking after their heart attacks, compared with people who continue smoking. In the study, the resear
ANI (in)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:45

Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up [FREE FULL TEXT]

The level of reduction of the nicotine content of cigarettes needed to extinguish nicotine dependence is as yet unknown. We did not observe extinction of dependence in our study, but it is likely that many of our subjects supplemented their nicotine intak
added Aug 25, 2015 21:26

Health-care interventions to promote and assist tobacco cessation: a review of efficacy, effectiveness and affordability for use in national guideline development [FREE FULL TEXT]

Brief advice from a health-care worker, telephone helplines, automated text messaging, printed self-help materials, cytisine and nortriptyline are globally affordable health-care interventions to promote and assist smoking cessation. Evidence on smokeles
added Aug 25, 2015 21:22
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