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[Massachusetts] Vaping As Lesser Evil: Boston Expert's Top Takeaways From Big E-Cig Report

WBUR spoke with Dr. Siegel about the new report, cigarettes versus e-cigarettes, and how he has been ostracized by his public health peers... I think the most important takeaway from the report is that if there are any long-term consequences [to vaping],
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:35
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Cigarette Smoking Rates in US Reach Historic Lows

"The good news is that these data are consistent with the declines in adult cigarette smoking that we’ve seen for several decades. These findings also show that more people are quitting, and those who continue to smoke are smoking less," according to Cor
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:12
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Michigan earns mixed grades on tobacco policies

When it comes to funding state tobacco prevention programs and taxes for tobacco sold in the state, Michigan earned the grade of an F. In terms of the coverage and access to services to help people quit using tobacco, Michigan earned the grade of a D.
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:37
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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VIDEO: Smoking cessation and controversies surrounding e-cigarettes

You Tube
added Mar 9, 2018 19:45
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Effectiveness of a fully automated internet-based smoking cessation program: a randomized controlled trial (STAMP)

Analyzed intention-to-treat, e-coaching was superior to a booklet at 3 months (end of intervention) but no more superior at 6 and 12 months follow up. Among those who actually followed the program, the effectiveness is also observed 3 months after the in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:08
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Adult smoking rate rises slightly in 2016 to 15.5 percent

However, the 2016 increase may prove to be a blip considering that the CDC also said in a preliminary report that the adult smoking rate dropped to 14.4 percent for the first half of 2017. The data comes in the CDC’s 51st annual National Health Interview
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 23:31
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[UK] Will a pig that oinks when you open the fridge door REALLY help you slim? We test the best gadgets that claim to help you lose weight

BRACELET GIVES YOU AN ELECTRIC SHOCK Pavlok shock wristband, £179.99, amazon.co.uk...VERDICT: Aversion therapy can help people quit smoking, as smokers can respond quickly to it. Weight loss is more complex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:52
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New Report One of the Most Comprehensive Studies on Health Effects of E-Cigarettes; Finds That Using E-Cigarettes May Lead Youth to Start Smoking, Adults to Stop Smoking

A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine takes a comprehensive look at evidence on the human health effects of e-cigarettes. Although the research base is limited given the relatively short
The National Academies
added Jan 24, 2018 16:31
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Tobacco's Harms May Come Sooner Than Smokers Think

Researchers found that compared with nonsmokers, those who smoke generally believe that any health problems -- from yellow teeth to lung cancer -- would strike later in life. It's a perception, researchers said, that might delay some people's efforts to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46
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