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How Do You Advise Your Patients About e-Cigarettes?

Do you think e-cigarettes are more or less harmful than smoking cigarettes? How often do you counsel your patients who smoke cigarettes to switch to e-cigarettes? Which, if any, tobacco products do you personally use? (Select all that apply)
Medical Tribune
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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Tobacco smoking, E-cigarettes, and nicotine harm

Nicotine alone has not been shown to be carcinogenic in animal bioassays, but can be metabolized to form carcinogenic tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines, including N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) and a nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK) (2). One could argu
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:23
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Stillbirth among women prescribed nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy: Analysis of a large UK pregnancy cohort

We found no evidence of a statistically significant association between being prescribed NRT during pregnancy and odds of stillbirth compared with non-smoking women. Although our study had much larger numbers than any previously, an even larger study wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:26
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PAPALOANNOY-DUIC: Medical experts offered to debate Canada’s anti-vaping groups — but they all refused

Last week was National Non-Smoking Week, so why weren’t health groups doing all they could to help smokers quit? Why wouldn’t they even show up to debate the best ways to get people to stop smoking? That is what happened in Ottawa last week when a panel
Financial Post (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 01:37
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[Asia, Israel] SMOKING-CESSATION AIDS EFFECTIVENESS DWINDLES AFTER 1 YEAR OF PRESCRIPTION

Prescription drugs included in the basket of health services to help smokers kick the habit are only mildly effective a year later they're prescribed, and they also may present annoying and even serious side effects. So says a new Tel Aviv University met
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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[Australia] Bernard Tomic To Become New Face of Quitline

Quitline spokesperson Nathan Riley said Tomic, known for his uncanny ability to quit partway through tennis matches and reality TV shows, was the perfect ambassador for the organisation. “There’s no better quitter out there. He’s the perfect fit.
The Shovel (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:59
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[Israel] Benefits of smoking cessation medications diminish over time

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Addiction finds that only eight out of 100 smokers who take smoking cessation medications will have benefited from taking smoking medications after one year's time. The researchers conclude that this low rate
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:07
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[UK] Smokefree generation is 'now within sight', officials say as new figures show 66,000 adults gave up the bad habit in six months (so where in England is the most successful for trying to quit?)

Nearly 66,000 adults quit the bad habit over 6 months with the help of the NHS But there was a stark divide in success rates across England, the data showed Cumbria had the lowest rates of success (23%) and Slough had the highest (85%)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 01:44
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[UK] Smokefree generation is 'now within sight', officials say as new figures show 66,000 adults gave up the bad habit in six months (so where in England is the most successful for trying to quit?)

Nearly 66,000 adults quit the bad habit over 6 months with the help of the NHS But there was a stark divide in success rates across England, the data showed Cumbria had the lowest rates of success (23%) and Slough had the highest (85%)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:21
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[UK] Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2017 to September 2017

•134,101 people set a quit date and at the 4 week follow-up 65,876 people (49 per cent) had successfully quit (self-reported) . •72 per cent of these successful quitters had their results confirmed by Carbon Monoxide verification . •Quitting success incr
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:21
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