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Smoking Relapse Less Likely Among Vapers: Study

Smokers who switch to vaping can have the occasional cigarette without a complete relapse, new research suggests. The study included 40 people who quit smoking by using e-cigarettes (vaping). About half said they had either brief or regular tobacco smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 30, 2018 15:31

[Illinois] Survey finds surge in teen e-cigarette usage

A recent survey done by the School of Social Work found the number of teenage electronic cigarette users has soared in the last two years. This finding comes shortly after the FDA recently declared e-cigarette use an epidemic. The Illinois Youth Survey
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Dec 1, 2018 16:25

[Texas] Secondhand pot smoke found in kids’ lungs

They found detectable levels of marijuana metabolite, COOH-THC, in 46 percent of the samples...In Texas, of course, smoking marijuana anywhere is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it never happens. If you or someone you know smokes marijuana near children,
Midland (TX) Reporter-Telegram
added Dec 1, 2018 16:16

[Mid-east] Health Ministry: 8.7 Percent of Egyptians Regularly Smoke Shisha

8.7 percent of Egyptians regularly smoke shisha, while 1.2 percent smoke electronic cigarettes, according to Maysa Hamza, Director General of the Ministry of Health’s Environment Health Department. Smoking is a major cause of non-communicable diseases,
Al (jo)
added Dec 1, 2018 16:07

National anti-smoking campaign helps smokers with mental health conditions try to quit

The CDC’s 2016 Tips from Former Smokers or "Tips" campaign, in which Rebecca appeared, was one of the first to deliberately feature someone who had a mental health condition and successfully quit smoking. At its core, Rebecca's message was this: I had d
Scope (Stanford University School of Medicine)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:29

[UK] Britain has the ‘worse lung disease death rate than any other wealthy nation – except Denmark’, study finds

85,000 people die of lung cancer, pneumonia and emphysema in UK each year / Health experts say legacy of high female smoker rates in UK fuelled the problem / Smoking rates have dropped but health impact of old habits still present as lung cancer kills as
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:15

[UK] Join our internationally recognised Tobacco Control Research Group (Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP))

We’re recruiting new roles to support our work with international partners to expose the tactics of the tobacco industry. Help us expose the tactics of the tobacco industry We're recruiting for new academic and professional staff roles to support our wor
University of Bath (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:09

Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Harm an Asthmatic Child

A 6-year-old boy with severe asthma wasn't responding to the usual treatments. It was only when family members stopped smoking marijuana at home that his breathing got better, according to his doctor. The boy's case shows that exposure to secondhand pot
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 29, 2018 23:06

Adults who smoke in Wisconsin are becoming fewer and fewer.

The smoking rate had been at 17 percent the past few years, and was at 21 percent in 2011. "The hard work by community organizations, health educators, families and young people to provide information about the dangers of smoking, and programs available
Capital Newspapers (
added Nov 29, 2018 22:52


Smoking is one of the risk factors that has been associated with ALS in several studies. It is not known whether this increased risk is caused by nicotine, oxidative stress, or other toxins in tobacco products. A survey of 562,804 men and 556,276 women
ALS News Today
added Nov 29, 2018 22:51
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