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Smoking and the Heart

Each year, in the United States alone, cigarettes are responsible for up to a third of all deaths from heart disease...Smoking increases your risk of cardiovascular disease two to four-fold. Your risk goes up with the number of cigarettes you smoke, start
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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Smoking Cessation Groups

Sit in on any one of hundreds of smoking cessation groups around the country and you will get a sense of the grueling battle people are waging. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, smoking will kill about half the members of any
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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Greece stubs out its cigarette habit in record numbers

“Only 13% of Greeks over the age of 65 smoke, and now we are seeing the fruits of years of campaigning in schools, with a big fall in Greeks under the age of 24 becoming smokers. The battle is with those who are middle-aged,” he said. Smoking cessation c
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:10
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[Canada] VIDEO: BC Ferries goes smoke-free Monday

The Crown corporation announced that it would be banning all smoking and vaping on any of its vessels or at its terminals. BC Ferries says the change is being implemented in order to cut down the risk of second-hand smoke to its passengers. READ MORE:
Global News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:55
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Quit smoking with electronic cigarettes? ($$)

Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) have gained popularity over the past few years, but their effectiveness in helping smokers quit and their long-term safety remain uncertain.
Harvard Health Publications
added Jan 20, 2018 16:54
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Smoking status and survival among a national cohort of lung and colorectal cancer patients

Among both LC and CRC patients, current smokers at diagnosis have higher mortality than never-smokers. This effect should be further studied in the context of tumor biology. However, smoking cessation around the time of diagnosis did not affect survival
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:32
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American Lung Association in Georgia to offer ‘quit smoking’ support to residents of public housing

Through the Smoking Cessation for Low Income Housing Residents initiative, the Lung Association will work with Public Housing Agencies and other local partners to provide smokers wanting to quit access to proven-effective tobacco cessation services such a
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Jan 20, 2018 16:04
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[UK] Hypnotherapist to the stars Max Kirsten launches quit smoking app that also improves your sex life

The award-winning British addiction therapist famous for helping celebrities including Adele, Tom Hardy and Ewan McGregor says his app, which costs half the price of a packet of cigarettes, helps improve fertility, performance and stamina in the bedroom.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: My teenager has started smoking - is he too young for nicotine replacement therapy?

The longer you smoke, the greater the damage to your health, so clearly, it's important your son gives up as soon as he can. Nicotine replacement patches, gum, strips and lozenges can be used from the age of 12. They're normally taken for three months.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2016

The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.5% in 2016 (37.8 million smokers), but cigarette smoking prevalence did not change significantly during 2015–2016. Sociodemographic disparities in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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