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Study: No Heart Risk with Smoking-Cessation Meds

In a large, head-to-head comparison trial of major smoking-cessation therapies, use of the medications was not associated with an increased risk for heart attack or stroke, researchers reported. The incidence of major cardiovascular events was low over
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2018 16:27
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services called upon to support the switch to vaping

Government funded stop smoking services will keep losing customers if they refuse to help people who want to try vaping, new research has found. The services are in a bind however because the legality of selling nicotine vaping products in New Zealand re
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:01
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Nicotine And Tobacco Scientists Face Unique Career Opportunities And Challenges

there is growing awareness that the number of graduates from science-focused doctoral programs exceeds the availability of permanent academic positions. As a result, many highly trained scientists that aim to find a career in academia might consider alte
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2018 22:03
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Mom's Marijuana Winds Up in Breast Milk

But the exact consequences of the small amount of marijuana that makes it to a baby aren't yet clear. "This study is just a start to see if marijuana transferred into breast milk. Levels in milk were quite low," said senior study author Thomas Hale, dire
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 9, 2018 21:58
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Study: Stop-smoking drugs Chantix, Zyban pose no heart risks

Two popular stop-smoking drugs are as safe for the heart as nicotine patches and dummy pills, according to research requested by U.S. and European regulators. The results come from an extension of a big study of Chantix and Zyban that earlier found no in
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2018 21:56
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Do flavouring compounds contribute to aldehyde emissions in e-cigarettes?

The e-cigarettes tested herein emit very low levels of aldehydes. Some flavourings may contribute to aldehyde emissions, but the absolute levels were minimal. Validated methods should be used when analysing e-cigarette emissions.
Food and Chemical Toxicology
added Apr 9, 2018 16:33
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[New Jersey, New York] Studies show hookah also plays critical role in tobacco product landscape

The findings of two recently published studies on the emergence of hookah use indicate that public health officials may need to consider broadening their tobacco prevention efforts beyond traditional cigarettes. “Taken together, the results from these tw
University of Buffalo
added Apr 9, 2018 15:58
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GLANTZ: While several studies have been published showing some e-cig users quit more, the overall picture remains negative

Because only a small minority of e-cigarette users (10-20%) are daily users of high delivery systems, the overall population health effect of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation remains negative, i.e., on average smokers who use e-cigarettes are less likely
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:42
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[UK] Obese people and smokers face delays for routine operations in Bath and North East Somerset

Obese patients and smokers must wait longer for routine operations than their slimmer, non-smoking counterparts in Bath and North East Somerset. Local health commissioners introduced the potentially controversial policy this month – with the backing of
Somerset Live (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:40
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services called upon to support vaping

Judge Butler’s questioning of the health authority’s attempt to undermine people’s chance to stop smoking by switching to use of a harm reduced product mirrors the perceptions of vapers reported in a new research paper by Trish Fraser of Global Public He
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:16
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