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[New Zealand] Switching to vaping not always easy

Smokers attempting to quit the habit by vaping or using e-cigarettes do not always find the process plain sailing ... The study, which involved in-depth interviews with 20 vapers who also smoked traditional cigarettes regulary, explored why some smokers
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:00
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PERIYAKOIL: Talk to Your Doctor About Your Bucket List

knowing patients’ bucket lists is a great way to get them to adopt healthy behaviors. For example, I found that saying, “I don’t think your half marathon is happening anytime soon if you don’t quit smoking” got my patient’s attention much faster than maki
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 19:45
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Providing Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Focus Groups

The positive feedback we received from participants and the ease of use of NRT in the focus groups suggests that NRT should be an option for many research studies involving tobacco users in order to minimize participant tobacco cravings and prevent break
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:34
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The Methodological Quality and Effectiveness of Technology-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions for Disadvantaged Groups: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Few methodologically rigorous studies were identified. Mobile phone text-messaging, computer- and website-delivered quit support showed promise at increasing quit rates among Indigenous, psychiatric and inpatient substance use disorder patients. Further
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:16
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Racial/Ethnic Differences in Duration of Smoking Among Former Smokers in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Racial/ethnic differences in duration of smoking among former smokers differed by participant age and age at smoking initiation. These findings support the need for smoking cessation efforts that address racial/ethnic differences in smoking behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:12
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6 tips for people trying to quit smoking

Your chance at success can look better with the right preparation and support. Here are six tips to help you or someone you know successfully quit smoking and have a smoke-free February (and beyond). 1. Identify your triggers and how to beat them. Drivin
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:37
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

NYU must address the vaping issue among its student body. Help for e-cigarette addiction and a heavier enforcement of not smoking in NYU buildings would be a start toward mitigating the damage that e-cigarettes cause. NYU should stay up to date with the
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:47
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[UK] HAJEK: GOING VAPE? More than a million people use e-cigarettes to stop smoking and there’s calls for them to be sold in hospitals — but is vaping safe?

Here, Professor Peter Hajek, director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Queen Mary University of London, ­separates fact from fiction
The Sun (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 15:38
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BAKER: Has the UK's anti-smoking efforts reached its peak?

If Smoke-Free World proves to be independent and transparent in its activities and research recommendations, it sounds like an opportunity too important to be missed because of entrenched dogma. Smokers need help and information to encourage them to tran
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:47
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PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

The key findings of PHE’s Evidence Review are that: Vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking to vaping conveys substantial health benefits; E-cigarettes could be contributing to at least 20,000 suc
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:32
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