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Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and the Risk of Hearing Loss: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Our results indicate that smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss in a dose–response manner. Quitting smoking virtually eliminates the excess risk of hearing loss, even among quitters with short duration of cessation. These results sugge
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 15:23

[UK] Nicotine confusion on No Smoking Day

health officials are warning that misunderstandings about nicotine may be stopping people who want to quit from using e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapies like patches and gum. A recent Public Health England (PHE) report shows 40% of smokers wr
BootsWebMD (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:08

Partners Collaborate on Program to Help African-Americans Quit Smoking

The American Lung Association is launching a joint effort with the National Urban League and the CVS Health Foundation aimed at reducing the smoking rate among African-Americans. The collaboration will provide free access to the American Lung Associatio
COPD News Today
added Mar 13, 2018 19:35
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[UK] People who quit smoking ‘save thousands on life cover’

People who give up smoking can save thousands of pounds on their life insurance premiums, an analysis shows. Those who quit the habit could be eligible for non-smoker premium rates if they have not smoked tobacco or used any nicotine replacement produ
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:53

[UK] Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe

The county council received more than £70m in funding from Public Health England over a two-year period. It was meant to be used only for specific purposes, such as health education and smoking cessation services.
BBC Online
added Mar 13, 2018 15:49

Findings Presented from State of Smoking Survey of More than 17,000 People Worldwide

Media worldwide are invited to attend a press event announcing the results of the 2018 State of Smoking Survey...will be presented by Dr. Derek Yach...reveal perception of smoking risk, barriers to quitting, motivations for stopping and improved solutions
Business Wire
added Mar 12, 2018 15:35
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[New Zealand] Study of smoking among doctors and nurses shows very low smoking prevalence and Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved

A new study on smoking trends among doctors and nurses in New Zealand finds smoking has declined steadily within these healthcare professions...New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved among health care workers – doctors are already there, and g
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 12, 2018 14:52

Policies Affecting Medicaid Beneficiaries’ Smoking Cessation Behaviors

Covering cessation counseling may encourage smokers that want to quit to use this service. Promoting the use of cessation medications may improve the likelihood that smokers try to quit. Medicaid coverage of cessation services is an important but incompl
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 11, 2018 16:42

[UK-Scotland] 260,000 quitters needed to make tobacco-free goal

Philip Morris concludes that reducing smoking prevalence among adults to 5% or below is more likely to be met by 2044, a decade later than pledged by the Scottish government. The study, carried out by Frontier Economics, a consultancy in London, claims t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:21

[Netherlands] PEIRIS: Tobacco Industry: Charge As Criminals

The courts there and around the world have it within their power to hold the tobacco industry criminally liable; the legal arguments are there. Not only can a prosecutor, take this historic step, but they should. They could save thousands of lives. The U
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2018 15:32
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