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This week on "Sunday Morning" (October 7): COVER STORY: Vaping: Clearing the air

Will e-cigs make the traditional cigarette obsolete? Vaping is catching on among smokers switching from cigarettes, but it is also attracting a new demographic: young people who'd never smoked before. Tony Dokoupil reports on the possible benefits and un
added Oct 6, 2018 13:33

Study: E-Cigarette Injuries Drastically Underestimated

between 2015 and 2017 an estimated 2,035 e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries presented to U.S. hospitals. That is more than 40 times the number of injuries reported by the FDA from 2009 to 2015, and 15 times higher than the number of injuries report
MedPage Today
added Oct 6, 2018 13:24

Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34

The Influence of Health Numeracy and Health Warning Label Type on Smoking Myths and Quit-Related Reactions

Health numeracy plays an important role in an individual’s ability to understand and respond to health risks. Smokers with lower health numeracy had greater quit-related reactions to pictorial health warnings than those who viewed text-only warning label
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34

Explaining mechanisms that influence smoke-free implementation at the local level: A realist review of smoking bans

This is the first realist review on the implementation of SF enviroments at the local level. The process-oriented theory explains how and why CMOs determine SF development in cities and municipalities from planning until implementation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:33

LETTER: For Smoking Cessation, E-Cigarette Flavors Aren’t Required

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:32

REVEALED: The staggering number of active US troops who are considered fat or obese as military chiefs struggle to recruit from unfit younger generations

Fourteen percent said they smoked and 7.4 percent smoked daily, less than the general US population. Like everywhere else in the country, the popularity of electronic cigarette smoking is on the rise. Thirty-five percent of troops said they had tried a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:21

Unusual features of figure carved into 2,000-year-old tobacco pipe do NOT depict dwarfism as previously thought, but reveal iodine deficiency in ancient Ohio Valley, study claims

A bulge at the base of the figure’s neck is a tell-tale sign of thyroid disease, as is the short stature, researchers now say, and it appears even shorter due to the squatted position that likely represents a ceremonial dance. 'What caught my eye on thi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:20

Study shows cigarillo flavors enhanced by high-intensity sweeteners

Yale researchers found that popular brands of cigarillos are flavored with high-intensity sweeteners, potentially reducing the aversive sensation of smoking and making cigarillos more palatable. The concern is that these sweeteners encourage young people
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 5, 2018 19:55

Study: Federal Agencies underestimate e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries

according to a new George Mason University study. These injuries were thought to occur rarely, however there is no national surveillance system to monitor e-cigarette caused explosion and burn injuries. A new report published in Tobacco Control found tha
added Oct 5, 2018 19:54
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