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Impact of smoking cessation on periodontitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective longitudinal observational and interventional studies

the risk for periodontitis becomes comparable to that of never-smokers and that nonsurgical periodontal treatment outcomes improve after smoking cessation. Dental professionals ought to consider smoking cessation interventions as a relevant component of t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 18, 2018 15:03
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Comparison of Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Reward Value Measured During a Cue-Reactivity Task: An Extension of the Choice Behavior Under Cued Conditions Procedure

data suggest that e-cigarette puffs are less valued and generate less craving than tobacco cigarette puffs for dual users. The data provide clear support for the utility of Choice Behavior Under Cued Conditions for examining a range of motivational proces
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 18, 2018 15:02
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[UK] Rachael Maskell MP slams lack of help for smokers to quit in York

YORK MP Rachael Maskell has branded the treatment of smokers in York as “incredibly judgemental” after a national charity said GPs have been asked not to prescribe stop smoking medications. A report by the British Lung Foundation said support to help sm
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:42
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GLANTZ: Another well-done longitudinal study shows e-cigs depress smoking cessation

The bottom line: Smokers who used e-cigarettes quit smoking at half the rate of smokers who did not use e-cigarettes (9.4% among e-cig users vs. 18.9% among those who didn’t). The kind of product and intensity of use did not affect the results, nor did
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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MINTON: For Sake of Public Health, FDA Should Not Ban E-cigarette Flavors

All the existing evidence indicates that limiting flavor variety in e-cigarettes will have no effect on nonsmokers—young or old. However, it would significant reduce e-cigarettes’ attractiveness to existing smokers who might consider such devices as a me
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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Study Shows E-Cigarette Vapor May Increase Risk of Pneumonia

The study was published in the European Respiratory Journal, and found that e-cigarette vapor may increase the risk of pneumonia infections. This is in addition to the other dangers found in previous studies, including risks associated with the other che
The Legal Examiner
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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REVOLUTION SMOKE-FREE: Breathing change into the workplace

When a business goes smoke-free, it improves the health of all workers. Health-care and operational costs go down, while productivity increases due to less absenteeism and improved overall morale.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:19
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E-cigarette adverts and children’s perceptions of tobacco smoking harms: an experimental study and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This study adds to existing evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts reduces children’s perceptions of the harm of occasional tobacco smoking.
British Medical Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:39
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Not all adults think nicotine 'definitely harmful' to kids

But adults who used multiple tobacco products were 60 percent more likely than nonsmokers to say nicotine was “not harmful” for children. “It is important that all adults, not just parents of young children or tobacco product users, understand that nico
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2018 01:36
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs [productivity-adjusted life years], which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 00:53
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