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Study estimates years of life that could be saved in US if smokers switched to e-cigarettes

A research team, led by Dr David Levy at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC, modelled the impact for public health if large numbers of cigarette smokers switched to e-cigarettes (vaping) under two scenarios - an Optimistic Scenario wher
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[UK] Sheffield mum urges pregnant women to ditch the cigarettes as hospital becomes smoke free site

A Sheffield mum who once smoked 20 cigarettes a day for 23 years is urging others to ditch the habit while pregnant. Sarah Bembridge, aged 36, from Gleadless, quit smoking while pregnant earlier in the year and is now encouraging others to join her to ma
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37

Potential deaths averted in USA by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our projections show that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains, even under pessimistic assumptions regarding cessation, initiation and relative harm.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:46

Tobacco smokers could gain 86 million years of life if they switch to vaping, study finds

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. In all, cigarette smokers who sw
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 3, 2017 02:30

Tennessee program to help pregnant women stop smoking considered 'gold standard'

Beth Bailey, a professor at East Tennessee State University who researches, among other topics, rural health disparities and the effects of prenatal environments, said the statewide maternal smoking rate only tells part of Tennessee's story. In some rur
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 2, 2017 13:51

[UK] There's never been a better time to stop smoking, according to expert report by University College of London

New data published in a University College of London (UCL) report shows quitting success rates at their highest in the South West for at least a decade, up to 19.8 per cent for the first six months of this year, significantly higher than the average for
Dorset Echo (This is Dorset) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:43
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[UK] Milton Keynes University Hospital goes smoke free

From Sunday (October 1), in conjunction with Stoptober, Milton Keynes University Hospital will become an entirely smoke-free site. Patients, visitors and staff will not be permitted to smoke anywhere on the hospital grounds, including the car parks. Fatal
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:42

[UK] Support group launched to help pregnant smokers stop

Archant Smokefree Norfolk is launching a support group to help pregnant mums give up smoking called ‘Quit for Me’. The first of four free weekly meetings will be held at Hellesdon Library at 1.30pm on Monday October 9.
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:41

[UK] Coronation Street star Kym Marsh reveals the REAL reason she finally quit smoking after using cigarettes as an 'emotional crutch' for 25 years

Kym's backing the Stoptober campaign, which sees smokers quit for 28 days Corrie star, who has three children, says cigarette were her 'emotional crutch'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 19:25

[UK] E-cigarette shambles: Now health chiefs use 30-second advert to endorse vaping devices for smokers despite fears they cause long-term heart damage

Vaping devices will be promoted in TV adverts paid for by Public Health England / But another official body argues that GPs should not recommend e-cigarettes / Guidelines instead urge the use of nicotine patches and counselling
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 08:17
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