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Smoking cessation medication 46% effective in women

The most effective prescription drug used to quit smoking initially helps women more than men, according to a Yale School of Medicine study. The study, published Oct. 7 by the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that varenicline, marketed as Cha
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50

[Ireland] Limerick cardiologist says no evidence to favour e-cigarettes

A NEWLY appointed Limerick cardiac consultant has warned there is no evidence that e-cigarettes are less of a health threat than tobacco. In an interview as he takes up his position with the UHL hospitals groups, Tony Moloney was giving advice for peopl
Limerick Post (ie)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:47
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Bias in Anti-Tobacco Movement is Laid Bare: If You Don't Quit the Way We Want You to Quit, Then Don't Bother

I firmly believe that if the idea of an electronic cigarette was conceived by individuals, researchers, or groups within the tobacco control movement, our reaction to these products would be completely different. It would not represent a threat to our sta
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:43

[Malaysia] LETTER: Vaping addiction a crisis in the making – Gerald Yung

From my understanding, under the Poisons Act 1952, Nicotine – in this instance liquid nicotine – is a controlled item, i.e. that it is prohibited from being sold freely without a licence.
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:41

Exercise and stop smoking to improve depression after heart attack

Dr Nanchen's research shows that exercise and stopping smoking may improve depression after heart attack. He studied 1,164 patients who were part of the Swiss Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) cohort, a large prospective multicentre study of patients with A
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 10, 2015 13:20

[Asia, India] More and more women are now chewing tobacco

An article published in Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) on Wednesday has revealed that the prevalence of chewing tobacco is increasing among women. It further emphasises that women chewing tobacco have been a neglected segment, but look
Free Press Journal (in)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:19
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[Asia] CHEN: China and cigarettes: The country that won't quit

"Don't smoke! It's killing me!" was a warning my father repeatedly told me as I grew up. I listened, yet my father only quit a few years ago, at the age of 70, after a lifetime of smoking. He says it is a miracle.
BBC Online
added Oct 10, 2015 12:48
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[Asia] Smoking gun: one in three young men in China will die from tobacco, study says

Oxford University's Richard Peto, one of the study's authors, said tobacco deaths in Western countries had been dropping for 20 years, partly because of stiff price rises. "For China, a substantial increase in cigarette prices could save tens of millions
South China Morning Post
added Oct 10, 2015 12:47

[Australia] VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes really safer?

Doctors and health authorities are concerned about the possible side effects of vaping.
added Oct 10, 2015 11:42

The Real Cost!

#CIGARETTES ARE BULLIES DON'T LET TOBACCO CONTROL YOU. Compilation of The Real Cost Commercials... Smoking causes you harm inside and out, from your lungs to your skin. » SEE HEALTH RISKS « Cigarette smoke contains a toxic mix of over #7000Chemicals,
Center for Tobacco Products (FDA)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:30
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