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SEIDMAN: Today's Smokers Are Having a Harder Time Quitting -- What Changed? | Dr. Daniel Seidman

many tobacco companies reengineered cigarettes to more efficiently deliver the nicotine that keeps their customers coming back (1,2). This is called the "yield." Increased yield means smokers, even if they smoke fewer cigarettes per day, still get plenty
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2015 16:00
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[Minnesota, Oregon] Randomised clinical trial of snus versus medicinal nicotine among smokers interested in product switching [FREE FULL TEXT]

Snus performed similarly to nicotine gum in cigarette smokers who were interested in completely switching to these products, but was associated with less satisfaction and greater toxicant exposure than nicotine gum.
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 06:04
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The New Science of How to Quit Smoking

Two studies shed light on promising new ways to make kicking the habit easier, using both biology and behavior...smoking patients who have strokes and damage to the insula suddenly lose their desire to smoke and quit almost cold turkey. McClernon believe
TIME Magazine
added May 14, 2015 15:08
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Associations between e-cigarette access and smoking and drinking behaviours in teenagers [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is an urgent need for controls on the promotion and sale of e-cigarettes to children. Findings suggest that e-cigarettes are being accessed by teenagers more for experimentation than smoking cessation. Those most likely to access e-cigarettes may a
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 10:14
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[North Dakota] Forum editorial: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype

Legislature is buying into Big Tobacco’s clever but dishonest narrative about e-cigarettes.... Big Tobacco has become Big Vaping....It is counterintuitive to grant a tax break to devices and substances that use candy flavors and faux fashion to attract us
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Mar 31, 2015 09:48
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[UK] Girl, 12, poisons classmates with nicotine spray which her SCHOOL prescribed

The 12-year-old girl, a pupil at Wolstanton High School, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffs, was prescribed the nicotine spray by health workers after she became addicted to smoking. But when she brought in the Nicorette mouth spray to school, it was pa
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:58
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Health Tip: Ready to Quit Smoking?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains these essential steps to quitting smoking: * Choose an exact date to quit. * Find ways to deal with cravings by talking with your doctor, participating in a telephone "quitline" or joining a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:52
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CVS Health Foundation Commits $5 Million to Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

announced a $5 million five-year commitment to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to launch its new "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program. Through the program, the CVS Health Foundation will partner with Tobacco-Free Kids to provide gran
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:59
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Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in Canada

Poor data collection means there could be many more cases, experts say. But the maker of Champix says no reliable, scientific evidence fingers the drug in deaths
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:24
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Tobacco Cessation Among Users of Telephone and Web-Based Interventions — Four States, 2011–2012

Dual-service users had demographic and smoking characteristics similar to telephone-only and Web-only users. However, single-service users had significantly lower odds of cessation success compared with dual-service users. This suggests that availability
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:25
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