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Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
added Jul 27, 2016 18:12

Persistence of circulating endothelial microparticles in COPD despite smoking cessation

Conclusions Pulmonary capillary apoptosis is reversible in healthy smokers who quit, but continues to play a role in COPD pathogenesis in smokers who progressed to airflow obstruction despite smoking cessation.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:23
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If smoker has COPD, quitting might not help lung function

Quitting cigarettes may not improve smokers' lung function if they have already begun to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine. The findings illustrate how cigarettes affect the lungs on a cel
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 27, 2016 14:19

[UK] Exclusive: E-cigarettes should not be available on prescription, say GPs

The vast majority of GPs do not believe that e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking, a GPonline survey has found. Almost 70% of GPs rejected the idea that NHS e-cigarette prescriptions should be made be available for patie
GP Magazine (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:14

[UK] GPs don't believe e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking

In a poll conducted by the website GP Online, nearly 70 per cent of GP respondents said they did not believe e-cigarettes should be available on prescription as a bridging product to helps smokers quit their habit.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:56

[UK] Big cuts to York stop-smoking services are confirmed

Senior councillor Carol Runciman approved a new plan for York’s stop smoking services on Monday, reducing help for everyone except pregnant women and people on low incomes. Cllr Runciman had been asked to rubber-stamp an outline for the new services, re
York Press (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 12:54

Bates: “Disinformation from anti-vaping activists more harmful than from tobacco industry”

My greatest concern right now is that many in the tobacco control and public health community are doing what the tobacco industry used to do 30 years ago. I think that misleading people and policy makers by pretending that e-cigarettes are more harmful th
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 26, 2016 17:18

Smoking Priority: First Stop, Then Lose Weight

A new study suggests stopping smoking should be the first step. All smokers had a higher risk of suffering a first heart attack than nonsmokers. But the risk didn’t significantly go up for smokers who were also obese, the study, published in the European
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2016 16:26

Quitting smoking during the second half of the menstrual cycle may help women kick the habit

studied a group of women who wanted to quit smoking. They used a special type of MRI, called functional MRI (fMRI) to follow the activity in the parts of the brain that help control addictive behavior and tracked this activity throughout the course of the
Harvard Health Publications
added Jul 25, 2016 15:20

[Arkansas] VIDEO: AR Tobacco Quit-Line on Chopping Block

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is urging lawmakers to renew the contract for the Arkansas Tobacco Quit-Line. The hotline helps people quit smoking. It's been around nearly 15 years and the health department says it's an essential service that's he
KARK-TV (NBC) Ch. 4 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jul 23, 2016 17:36
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