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[China, UK] Correspondence: Cigarette smoking among Chinese medical staff

The Chinese Ministry of Health issued a report in 2012 about the dangers that smoking can have on health.4 However, some doctors and medical students are still smoking despite these risks. Therefore, specific health education and training, targeting doct
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:46

[California] Health: how to avoid lazy thinking

science versus belief systems...Optimism bias: Smokers know that smoking is addictive and lethal. But they tend to believe it will only enslave and kill other smokers... We value the present above the future. The best time to quit smoking is ...tomorrow
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 22:35

Cancer diagnosis leads smokers to quit

Smokers are more likely to quit smoking after they've been diagnosed with cancer compared to those who were not diagnosed, according to a long-term study. That means a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" for smokers to improve their lifestyle.
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

Grant aimed at stopping pregnant smokers in Kentucky

Kentucky Department for Public Health has announced a grant to address the issue of women who smoke while pregnant. The Anthem Foundation is supplying the $140,000 grant, which will help fund the Giving Infants and Families Tobacco Free Starts
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

[UK] Concern over NHS trust forcing mental health patients to give up smoking

Patients at Highgate Mental Health Centre have been forced into handing over their tobacco Smokers treated for serious mental illnesses have been forced to give up their cigarettes overnight after the main provider of mental health services in Camden ro
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

Holy Smoke - My Favorite Idea That Everyone Knows But Doesn't Understand

Altria is my favorite idea that everyone knows but no one understands. ...The indicators for Altria's future performance are actually more negative than positive. It's a matter of time before its foundation is shaken yet again. It's time to short Altria.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 25, 2015 12:27

[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability help smokers quit... Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-tobacco activists filled a hearing room to sound off on Attorney General Mau
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 24, 2015 14:19

[USA] GLANTZ: Two more studies -- one from US and one from UK -- show e-cigarette users are less likely to quit smoking

This brings the number of population-based studies to 13, 11 of which found reductions in quitting among e-cigarette users. Putting them together in a meta-analysis (figure) yields a statistically significant pooled OR of 0.707 (CI 0.538 to 0.928), mea
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 23, 2015 11:32

[Germany] Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years

Smokers increase their risk of heart attack and stroke with every cigarette they smoke. Furthermore, smokers who die from heart disease are, on average, five and a half years younger than non-smokers who die from it. Conversely, those who quit smoking, e
German Cancer Research Center
added Apr 23, 2015 09:39

[Germany] Study examines impact of smoking on cardiovascular risk in older people

They found that the age of smokers who die from cardiovascular disease is, on average, five and a half years younger than people who have never smoked in their lives. By contrast, the age for former smokers drops to just over two years younger than life-l
added Apr 23, 2015 09:38
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