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SIEGEL: Anti-Tobacco Advocates are OK With Letting Smokers Die at the Current Rate

two anti-tobacco advocates have argued that there is no need for e-cigarettes...sets up an irrelevant straw man argument, misconstrues the reasons why e-cigarettes are being promoted, misinterprets the data analysis, and draws an invalid conclusion about
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:02
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[Pennsylvania] Report: Smoking Rates In Philadelphia Fall To All Time Low

Mayor Michael Nutter says, “My administration has made it a priority to prevent youth from taking up smoking, to help current smokers kick the habit and to protect residents from secondhand smoke in indoor and outdoor spaces.” The report says in 2008, th
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:22
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Don’t Worry So Much About Whether Your Food Is ‘Processed’

“I’m a cardiologist,” he said, “and I had a patient come in once asking about salmon. He said, ‘I heard there’s PCBs in salmon. Should I be eating wild salmon or farmed salmon?’ I said, ‘Stop smoking.’”
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jun 29, 2015 11:45
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Canada's Largest-Ever Health Data Portal Opens to Global Researchers

"I would like to congratulate the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for creating one of the largest, most expansive cancer research databases in the world. This landmark study offers a wealth of information that will be opened to researchers, whi
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2015 11:31
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[New York] Roswell Park cessation specialists to help explain smoking trends ($$)

Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council is holding, free of charge, an educational session for community members and professionals entitled "Tobacco Dependence and the Benefits of Quitting."
Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added Jun 28, 2015 11:00
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Vapor Store Owner Beliefs and Messages to Customers

Local store owners are an important source of health information for current and potential e-cigarette users but their messages to customers may be based on incomplete or misinterpreted information. Understanding local store owner messages to customers in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:53
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A Systematic Review of Smoking Cessation Interventions for Adults in Substance Abuse Treatment or Recovery

NRT, behavioral support, and combination approaches appear to increase smoking abstinence in those treated for substance use disorders. Higher quality studies are required to strengthen the evidence base.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:53
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The influence of social support on smoking cessation treatment adherence among HIV+ smokers

high prevalence of smoking among people living with HIV (PLWH) is a significant problem. Non-adherence to smoking cessation pharmacotherapy is a barrier for successfully quitting. ...Findings have implications for smoking cessation interventions that seek
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:52
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Mortality Attributable to Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Spain (2011)

total number of deaths attributable to SHS exposure at home and at work in Spain would be 1028 in 2011. Efforts are still needed to reduce the current prevalence of exposure—mainly due to exposure in nonregulated settings such as homes or cars and some ou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:51
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[Texas] Houston researchers seek gay smokers for study

A new LGB smoking study at the University of Houston is underway and researchers are seeking participants, Project Q Houston reports. Scientists behind Project FRESH AIR (Focused Research to Enhance Social Health Among individuals in the Rainbow) are hop
Washington (DC) Blade
added Jun 26, 2015 21:26
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