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[Ireland] 20% of participants quit smoking after Trinity’s free course

The 20% are “normally post-graduates or staff,” however, according to College Health Promotion Officer, Martina Mullin. Each of the three courses offered see ten students attend on average, with approximately 40% of participants quitting in the short ter
Trinity News (ie)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:19
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[Massachusetts] Vaping As Lesser Evil: Boston Expert's Top Takeaways From Big E-Cig Report

WBUR spoke with Dr. Siegel about the new report, cigarettes versus e-cigarettes, and how he has been ostracized by his public health peers... I think the most important takeaway from the report is that if there are any long-term consequences [to vaping],
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:35
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Cigarette Smoking Rates in US Reach Historic Lows

"The good news is that these data are consistent with the declines in adult cigarette smoking that we’ve seen for several decades. These findings also show that more people are quitting, and those who continue to smoke are smoking less," according to Cor
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:12
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Michigan earns mixed grades on tobacco policies

When it comes to funding state tobacco prevention programs and taxes for tobacco sold in the state, Michigan earned the grade of an F. In terms of the coverage and access to services to help people quit using tobacco, Michigan earned the grade of a D.
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:37
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New Report One of the Most Comprehensive Studies on Health Effects of E-Cigarettes; Finds That Using E-Cigarettes May Lead Youth to Start Smoking, Adults to Stop Smoking

A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine takes a comprehensive look at evidence on the human health effects of e-cigarettes. Although the research base is limited given the relatively short
The National Academies
added Jan 24, 2018 16:31
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Response: Re: Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation

Re: Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: 1: “. . . the limited evidence available suggests e-cigarettes containing nicotine may help people stop smoking” This is a speculative, optimistic interpretation of the scant available evidence. They corr
British Medical Journal
added Jan 24, 2018 16:21
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Tobacco's Harms May Come Sooner Than Smokers Think

Researchers found that compared with nonsmokers, those who smoke generally believe that any health problems -- from yellow teeth to lung cancer -- would strike later in life. It's a perception, researchers said, that might delay some people's efforts to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46
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E-Cigarettes Likely Encourage Kids To Try Tobacco But May Help Adults Quit

"There is conclusive evidence that most products emit a variety of potentially toxic substances. However the number and intensity is highly variable," says David Eaton, who heads the committee that wrote the report. He is also the dean and vice provost o
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:45
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[Massachusetts] DELLECHIALE: The New Rambler: Goodbye, Juul world

Instead of cigarettes, I kept seeing these little wafer cookie-looking vapes. I had seen a few of them before the break — inside Mugar Library of all places — but once I got back, I began seeing tons of them. I learned these devices were called Juuls. W
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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E-Cigarettes: Both Good and Bad, Expert Panel Says

In the short term, over the next 30 years, e-cigarettes are likely to be a public health benefit...But the effects on children who start smoking tobacco because of e-cigarettes... Looking over the next 50 years, e-cigarettes may have a negative public hea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 02:52
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