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Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation A Randomized Trial

Conclusions In low-income smokers who did not receive face-to-face or telephone smoking cessation counseling, large financial incentives increased long-term rates of smoking cessation. (Financial incentives for smoking cessation in low-income smokers;
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 23, 2016 22:24
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Why grieving men are more likely to die of a broken heart: They lose the partner that cares for their health when their wife passes away

Vices, such as smoking, which were kept in check by their spouse, may also be taken up again, as a source of solace.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 22:16

[Indiana] Survey shows lower levels of youth e-cigarette use, but experts still concerned

"We are concerned by the numbers of youth using electronic vapor products, as well as traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes," Indiana Prevention Resource Center executive director Ruth Gassman said. "All tobacco or nicotine-based products have
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 23, 2016 22:06
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SULLUM: Experiment Confirms Lifesaving Potential of E-Cigarettes

confirms that smokers can dramatically reduce their exposure to toxins and carcinogens by switching to e-cigarettes. "They are safer," the lead author, Maciej Goniewicz, a toxicologist at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, told Buffalo Business First. "It
Reason Magazine
added Aug 23, 2016 21:52

Electronic Cigarette Smoking Increases Aortic Stiffness and Blood Pressure in Young Smokers

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 23, 2016 13:33

[Canada] Smoking on the margins: a comprehensive analysis of a municipal outdoor smoke-free policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study examined the formulation, adoption, and implementation of a ban on smoking in the parks and beaches in Vancouver, Canada.... Overall success with the implementation of the bylaw is tempered by potential increases in health inequities because o
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:16
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[UK] Enrolment in smoking cessation services falls to new low

The report also found that the number of people successfully quitting fell by 15% to 195,170. The statistics follow the news earlier this year that clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are cutting back on smoking cessation services as a result of public
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:10

GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs have rapid and substantial adverse effects on the cardiovascular system

Thus, like passive cigarette smoking, the effects of e-cigarette use are nearly as big as smoking despite the lower dose of toxins. This is more evidence for the nonlinear effects of smoke/aerosol on the cardiovascular system.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2016 21:28

The Known: Cancer Is Really, Really Old. The Unknown: How Common It Was.

suggests that cancer is “limited to societies that are affected by modern lifestyle issues such as tobacco use and pollution resulting from industrialization.”...But other researchers, considering the same anthropological data, have rejected this view. In
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2016 21:19

[UK] ARCHIVE: Sir George Godber: Government's Chief Medical Officer who helped to establish the fledgling National Health Service

Godber recollected that he had said in 1962 to Keith Joseph, another of his Conservative ministers, that "we really have to do something about abolishing smoking"..."You really can't expect to abolish smoking." Godber replied: "No, but I want to see it re
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 15:57
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