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What's the latest with e-cigarettes? ($$)

If a parent uses e-cigarettes, how can this be explained to teens not to use them? The vast majority of smokers want to quit. While many adults use e-cigarettes in the hope that they may help them quit cigarettes, it's not clear from the latest research
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jan 5, 2018 13:08
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[UK] Bruce reads the sign to quit smoking with Tower Hamlets Council’s free advice sessions

The sign was on the wall for Bruce Davidson to quit smoking and get back into health with a New Year public campaign by Tower Hamlets Council to tackle east London’s high rates of heart disease.
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:37
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The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why.

While the reduction in cigarette smoking has pushed down mortality rates, “tobacco remains by far the leading cause of cancer deaths today, responsible for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths.”
Washington Post
added Jan 6, 2018 18:20
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U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping: Report

Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows. That means more than 2 million lives have been saved, the American Cancer Society statistic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2018 18:17
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There are more quitters than smokers in Ireland

The HSE’s latest Quit campaign has seen the publication of a new survey which shows that there are now over 1 million people in the country who’ve successfully quit smoking. The Healthy Ireland Survey found that about 22% of Irish adults are smokers, 18
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:42
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[UK-Scotland] Quit smoking your way

The brand ‘Quit Your Way – with our support’ was created after research by Health Scotland found smoking cessation services should have one national identity to improve uptake. NHS Inform’s Smokeline has already rebranded as Quit Your Way Scotland and a
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 17:33
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Number of people attending stop smoking program rises amid high cigarette prices: sources

The number of people attending a stop smoking program at Saint Mary's Hospital in Seoul rose this year from 2017 amid rising cigarette prices and the expansion of nonsmoking zones, a hospital official said Wednesday. As many as 26 people have applied for
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:44
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A Naturalistic, Randomized Pilot Trial of E-Cigarettes: Uptake, Exposure, and Behavioral Effects

Conclusions: Results suggest that cigarette smokers are willing to use ENDS with trends toward reduced cigarette smoking and positive changes in cessation-related behaviors.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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SMARTER LIVING 8 Easy, Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health

This one is a no-brainer, and not just because smoking can cause lung cancer, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. “Smoking is associated with virtually all diabetes complications,” Dr. Lenhard said, and it’s a leading cause of heart dis
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2018 02:35
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CDC should employ evidence-based strategies to help people quit using tobacco that support quit attempts and abstinence

Janice Tsoh and our colleagues at UCSF just submitted this public comment to the CDC on improving their smoking cessation efforts. The tracking number is 1k2-90p6-pbgp and a PDF of the comment is available here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:19
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