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[Canada, California] GRIMES: Pot is A Dangerous ‘Recreation’

who supported the legalization of marijuana, a mind-altering substance known to be addictive? The same lawmakers who have declared tobacco and cigarettes deadly and supported a tax increase on cigarettes to stop smoking on that same November 2016 ballot.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:09

American Indians in Minnesota reclaiming traditional tobacco

Minnesota’s nearly 60,000 American Indians have the highest cancer and cancer mortality rates in the state, according to health data. As a result, the 11 sovereign tribes are implementing more rules about commercial tobacco and encouraging the use of tra
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 18, 2018 17:50

SMARTER LIVING 8 Easy, Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health

This one is a no-brainer, and not just because smoking can cause lung cancer, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. “Smoking is associated with virtually all diabetes complications,” Dr. Lenhard said, and it’s a leading cause of heart dis
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2018 02:35

Youth Using Alternative Tobacco Products Are More Likely to Smoke 1 Year Later, including E-cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco

Shannon Watkins, Ben Chaffee, and I just published “Association of Noncigarette Tobacco Product Use With Future Cigarette Smoking Among Youth in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013-2015” in JAMA Pediatrics.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:20

CDC should employ evidence-based strategies to help people quit using tobacco that support quit attempts and abstinence

Janice Tsoh and our colleagues at UCSF just submitted this public comment to the CDC on improving their smoking cessation efforts. The tracking number is 1k2-90p6-pbgp and a PDF of the comment is available here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:19

Teens who try tobacco products that aren't cigarettes are twice as likely to try cigs a year later

Researchers found any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, non-cigarette combustible tobacco or smokeless tobacco in one year doubled the chance that teens smoked cigarettes the following year. The study, published today in JAMA Pediatrics from researchers at th
added Jan 10, 2018 18:29

CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths ... But Among Whom?

the question of who to screen is somewhat contentious, as two opposing articles in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggest...the benefit of saving one life in a higher-risk group is not the same as saving one life in a lower-risk group. It sounds cold, bu
MedPage Today
added Jan 10, 2018 18:28

E-cigarettes may be a gateway to smoking for teens, researchers say

A new study adds to a growing body of evidence linking the use of electronic cigarettes and other non-cigarette tobacco products to future use of conventional cigarettes in teens. Adolescents who use these products, such as e-cigarettes, hookahs, non-ci
added Jan 5, 2018 13:06

Preventing Lung Cancer Mortality by Computed Tomography Screening: The Effect of Risk-Based Versus U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Eligibility Criteria, 2005–2015

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends annual low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening for persons aged 55 to 80 years who currently smoke or quit within the past 15 years and have at least a 30–pack-year history of cig
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Jan 5, 2018 12:51

Studies Question Current Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Lung cancer screening based on an individual's risk could save more lives than screening as recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), according to a study from the National Cancer Institute. NCI researchers led by Li C. Cheung, Ph
MedPage Today
added Jan 5, 2018 12:50
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