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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency’s youth smoking prevention campaign

“The Real Cost” has resulted in savings of more than $31 billion for youth, their families and society at large by reducing smoking-related costs like early loss of life, costly medical care, lost wages, lower productivity and increased disability – that
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 16, 2018 16:24
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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of The Real Cost Campaign's Effect on Smoking Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaign expenditures were cost efficient. The cost savings resulting from The Real Cost represent a large reduction in the financial burden to individuals, their families, and society as a result of tobacco. Public health campaigns, like The Real Cost,
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 16, 2018 16:23
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Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, Type 2 Diabetes, and Mortality

Smoking cessation that was accompanied by substantial weight gain was associated with an increased short-term risk of type 2 diabetes but did not mitigate the benefits of quitting smoking on reducing cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. (Funded by the
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:06
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Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you're still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at l
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 15, 2018 23:34
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Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person’s type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20%

a new study has found that those who don't watch their waistlines after cutting out cigarettes could be increasing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers say that quitters who indulge in snacks after swapping them for tobacco are 20 percen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:33
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Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking

In a new study, quitters who gained a lot of weight faced a higher short-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the researchers found. But the health benefits of quitting were so potent among former smokers in the study that they all had a substantial
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 23:24
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Why Australian prisoners are smoking nicotine-infused tea leaves

Simply providing nicotine lozenges isn’t enough to change the entrenched behaviour of long-term smokers. We need to provide better support for Australians in prison to quit smoking and improve their long-term health. They deserve the same quitting servi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:01
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Quitters: Americans, even younger ones, drop smoking to lowest rate ever

The national smoking rate among Americans has plummeted to a record low of 16 percent. In the early 1950s, nearly half the country (45 percent) smoked, according to regular Gallup surveys.
Hot Air (blog)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:57
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[Asia, India] Once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth: Sherlyn Chopra

Actress-model Sherlyn Chopra, who is going to create awareness about side-effects of smoking through her new anti-smoking video, has said that once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth. Sherlyn Chopra was interacting with media to talk about her new anti-
New Kerala.com (in)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:17
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Quitting Failure and Success With and Without Using Medication: Latent Classes of Abstinence and Adherence to Nicotine Monotherapy, Combination Therapy, and Varenicline

Varenicline and combination nicotine patch and lozenge are less likely to be used as directed and may not increase first-month abstinence better than patch alone when taken adherently.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:15
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