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StopWatch: The preliminary evaluation of a smartwatch-based system for passive detection of cigarette smoking

We present a low-cost, smartwatch-based system for passive detection of cigarette smoking. It uses data from the motion sensors in the watch to identify the signature hand movements of cigarette smoking. The system will provide the detailed measures of i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:05

E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking—and help your kids start

On the one hand, it seems clear that on several metrics the electronic products are better for one’s health than combustible cigarettes, and there’s evidence that they can help some adult smokers quit. On the other, there is strong evidence that vaping a
Popular Science
added Jan 28, 2018 03:49

[Kentucky] The truth about e-cigarettes and why they may not help you quit smoking

According to the FDA, there’s also no evidence that e-cigarettes are effective in helping smokers quit. If you’re hoping to quit smoking, there are many proven methods that you should try first.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 28, 2018 03:47

Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

Conclusions Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in SES inequalities in smoking-related outcomes.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40

[Canada] Advocates commend province’s move to pay for youth smoking cessation help

WATERLOO REGION — Youth trying to quit smoking can now get free medication and pharmacist counselling paid for by the province. The local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society applauded the new option for young people looking to kick the habit before it
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39

[Canada] Ontario Providing Free Counselling and Medication to Help Youth Quit Smoking

Ontario is making it easier for youth aged 24 years and under to quit smoking by providing them with free counselling from a pharmacist and medication through OHIP+, part of the biggest expansion to medicare in a generation....dies show youth who smoke b
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39

[UK] Smoking Cessation

In January 2018, BTS launched a new Quality Improvement Tool for Smoking Cessation to help hospitals undertake local quality improvement (QI) projects. The Tool contains background on QI methodology and includes a number of resources for smoking cessatio
British Thoracic Society (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:09

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

[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, 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

[UK] Only Smoke 1 Cigarette a Day? It Can Still Kill You

The bottom line: "No safe level of smoking exists for cardiovascular disease," wrote the team led by Allan Hacksaw, of UCL Cancer Institute at University College, London. "Smokers should quit instead of cutting down, using appropriate cessation aids if
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2018 22:14
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