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More Americans are trying e-cigarettes - but fewer are taking it up as a long-term habit, new figures show

Adults who said they have tried vaping at least once reached just over 15 percent in 2016, versus 12.6 percent in 2014. That means an estimated 33 million...Bao warns it could mean more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, while fewer smoke
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2018 22:01
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This Plugin Helps You Quit Smoking By Showing You How Much Money You've Saved

If you’re a Mac user and cigarette smoker, you can ditch one of these expensive habits with the help of a new plugin. The Quit Smoking OSX App, a $5 plugin available for Macs, is a lightweight tool for quitters looking for motivation on their journey to
Vice.com
added May 15, 2018 15:03
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[UK] Midwives given carbon monoxide detectors in fight to reduce smoking in pregnant women

Smoking rates among pregnant mums in Wakefield are the highest in the country...“Initiatives introduced include additional educational support for midwives and providing carbon monoxide detectors for them; improved information on the harmfulness of smokin
Pontefract and Castleford Express (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:50
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[Asia, Israel] ANTI-TOBACCO FIGHTER TUVIA LEHRER DEAD AT 80

The many thousands of Israelis who quit smoking in recent decades owe their improved health and even lives to Tuvia Lehrer, the founder of the Israel Association for the Prevention of Smoking, who pioneered in teaching people addicted to tobacco to kick
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:13
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[Asia, Connecticut] Three-day conference on China, U.S. healthcare wraps up at Yale University

Jody L. Sindelar...shared her insights on the new approaches to smoking cessation through behavioral economics, financial incentives, windows of opportunities and wearables. Sindelar also discussed her ongoing work in China to reduce secondhand smoke for
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2018 01:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH to explore measures to further discourage smoking, excessive sugar intake

While experts said current measures to deter smoking are laudable, they also suggested other ways to tackle the problem. Dr K Thomas Abraham, adviser to social enterprise Sata CommHealth, suggested increasing the size of health warning labels on cigaret
Straits Times (sg)
added May 12, 2018 16:50
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ISLHD smoking in pregnancy video - No butts, baby

The NSW Government recently allocated more than $6 million in the 2017-18 State Budget for tobacco control, including the Cancer Institute NSW’s Quitline and iCanQuit services. If you are pregnant and would like to quit smoking, speak to your midwife,
Coordinaire (South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network (PHN)) (au)
added May 11, 2018 20:38
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Little 'Quit-Smoking' Help at U.S. Mental Health Centers

stop-smoking assistance is limited at behavioral health centers, said Corinne Graffunder, director of CDC's Office on Smoking and Health. "Many people with mental health and substance abuse disorders want to stop smoking and are able to quit, and can do
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 02:19
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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[UK] VAPE NO WAY E-cigarettes could STOP smokers from quitting their deadly habit, experts warn

E-CIGARETTES could stop smokers from quitting their deadly habit if they are prescribed by a doctor, vaping companies have warned. They cautioned that allowing doctors to prescribe the devices as a stop-smoking tool could have a “detrimental effect” on
The Sun (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:28
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