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[Canada] GUPTA: Exploring the pros and cons of e-cigarettes

So how do we reconcile public health concerns with the needs of our individual patients, especially as we wait for further evidence? Patients ask me about e-cigarettes almost every week in the clinic, and many of these are patients who have severe lung d
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 27, 2015 16:41
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The 6 most scientifically proven methods to help you quit smoking

Here are some options that have been scientifically proven to work, at least some of the time. Financial incentives Financial benefit from quitting, may be your best bet -- literally -- particularly if you risk losing your own money.
added May 27, 2015 16:17

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Want to quit smoking? Switching to e-cigarettes no advantage

Eleven published studies have now investigated how people who vape compare with smokers who don’t when it comes to quitting. Stanton Glantz from the University of California has meta-analysed these studies and found that smokers who vape are 30% less lik
The Conversation (au)
added May 27, 2015 16:10

CVS Health Foundation, Easter Seals Team Up To Mark World No Tobacco Day With Launch Of New Smoking Cessation Program For Veterans, People With Disabilities

Easter Seals is marking World No Tobacco Day, this Sunday, May 31, by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people with disabilities and caregivers live healthier, tobacco-free lives. Funding for the new program is supported by
PR Newswire
added May 27, 2015 10:28

CVS Health Research Institute Study Finds Smoking Cessation Programs with Financial Incentives Increase Rates of Quitting and Staying Smoke-free

Findings of the study, conducted among a sample of CVS Health colleagues and their relatives and friends, helped shape an innovative smoking cessation program for CVS Health colleagues that will launch in June 2015.
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added May 27, 2015 10:26

[UK-Scotland] It’s hard to juggle with e-cigarettes

The question of how we should respond to electronic cigarettes has divided the public health community. Passionate advocates on either side use the same information to conclude either that these devices could significantly reduce the smoking rate, or cou
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 27, 2015 09:56

VIDEO: Harm reduction / The opportunity: It's simple; we want to reduce the public health impact of our products.

But many adults choose to smoke, so our top priority continues to be working towards reducing these risks and making available a range of less risky tobacco and nicotine-based alternatives.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 27, 2015 09:35

[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Money is needed to help Tennesseans kick the habit

Tennessee lawmakers can help put the brakes on rising health care costs in this state by putting more money into smoking- cessation programs. The cigarette markup increase that Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law last week was short-sighted and unproductive
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 26, 2015 11:27

Are the Ads Right? The Battle Against Tobacco Rages On Against a New Threat

While the ads might say that e-cigarettes are a much safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, recent studies are beginning to show that they contain chemicals that can be just as harmful to your health as smoking. One of the latest studies, publishe
Science Times
added May 26, 2015 08:38

[Canada] Farmer takes a bite out of the tobacco industry with healthy chew alternative

After five heart operations and an inability to kick his highly addictive chewing habit, Mr. Holt decided he was going to make a healthy chewing alternative, but with what and how?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 26, 2015 08:23
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