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[Massachusetts] Seven organizations work on smoking cessation

The Asian Health Initiative of Tufts Medical Center met Feb. 9 at the downtown hospital. It awarded three-year grants to seven neighborhood organizations who serve the Chinatown community, with each organization reporting on the first year of their effor
Sampan Newspaper
added Feb 23, 2018 16:50
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[Maryland] U.S. Surgeon General talks tobacco and cigarette smoking in Baltimore

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams gave the keynote speech Thursday to members of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco... He grew up working on his grandfather’s tobacco farm in St. Mary’s County...But his grandfather was also a life-long smo
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 23, 2018 16:26
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ACS: E-Cigarettes OK for Smoking Cessation ... with Caveats

The statement emphasized that giving up combustible cigarettes is the single most important thing that a smoker can do to improve their health and sought to "strongly" discourage concurrent use of regular cigarettes and nicotine vapor devices. "Optimall
MedPage Today
added Feb 23, 2018 16:55
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: How some foods can help you quit smoking

Part of the program is teaching patients how to cope with and curb cravings. St. Germain explains your diet can play a big role in replacing what your body craves from cigarettes. For example, smoking can release the "feel good" chemical, serotonin. You
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:53
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E-cigarettes less harmful than smoking, says American Cancer Society

The society’s new policy statement, adopted this month, could provide a middle ground between those who regard e-cigarettes as a dangerously attractive lure, and vaping advocates who say the practice has helped them quit the far more dangerous practice
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Feb 23, 2018 16:32
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Impact of tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence and quit ratios in 27 European Union countries from 2006 to 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

In EU27, countries with higher scores in the TCS, which indicates higher tobacco control efforts, have lower prevalence of smokers, higher quit ratios and higher relative decreases in their prevalence rates of smokers over the last decade. The correlatio
Tobacco Control
added Feb 22, 2018 23:25
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FAS gets tough on smoking problem

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is tackling the longstanding problem of smoking within the professional ranks head on. The clampdown has started with the Young Lions, essentially Singapore's Under-23 squad who play in the S.League and repres
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] AUDIO: Another five districts in Punjab to replicate Islamabad smoke-free model

the Deputy Commissioner of Gujranwala himself resolved to quit smoking on Wednesday while launching the smoke-free city campaign in the district. Dr. Minhaj took pride in the Islamabad smoke-free model being replicated in Punjab as well. “I have already
The News (pk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:44
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American Cancer Society Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes

Some smokers, despite firm clinician advice, will not attempt to quit smoking cigarettes and will not use FDA approved cessation mediations. These individuals should be encouraged to switch to the least harmful form of tobacco product possible; switching
American Cancer Society
added Feb 21, 2018 01:05
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E-cigs for quitting smoking? A cautious thumbs-up from American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is recommending — with caution — to health care clinicians that they add electronic cigarettes and vaporizers as a smoking-cessation option. The nonprofit group stressed Tuesday its policy statement is directed strictly at ad
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 00:57
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