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Daily vitamin C pills could reduce damage done to unborn babies' lungs by pregnant mothers who smoke

Researchers say babies, whose mothers took 500mg of vitamin C daily, had healthier airways at three months old than those whose mothers did not. The team, led by Oregon Health & Science University, says the nutrient found in citrus fruits could provide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:24

Limited implementation of the framework convention on tobacco control’s tobacco tax provision: global comparison

Despite widespread FCTC ratification, implementing higher tobacco taxes remains incomplete. Guidelines for FCTC Article 6 implementation should assign definite targets for tobacco taxes and for implementation of a tax escalator that gradually increases ta
British Medical Journal
added Dec 7, 2018 19:06
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GLANTZ: Limited implementation of the framework convention on tobacco control's tobacco tax provision

shows that the FCTC has had an effect on tax policy, but it has been limited and more likely to be in the richer countries.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:04

22nd Century starts FDA regulatory process for very-low nicotine cigarettes

The manufacturer submitted a premarket tobacco application for its “Brand A” product, which has been the subject of more than 50 global studies. Some of those studies have been funded all or in part by the FDA and National Institutes of Health.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2018 19:03

Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.
added Dec 7, 2018 18:54

Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this study find a way to help?

Black and Hispanic Americans, especially those with low income and education levels... Given such obstacles, what could help these smokers quit? The federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million to a team of researchers, le
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 7, 2018 18:47

ACC: Smoking Cessation Expert Decision Pathway Emphasizes Team-Based Support

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has published an Expert Consensus Decision Pathway to provide guidance to clinicians treating patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) who are also smokers.
Cardiology Advisor
added Dec 7, 2018 18:41

Low-income, rural kids at higher risk for second- or third-hand smoke exposure

Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. Approximately 15 percent of children in the study tested
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:34
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[UK] Smokers Who Roll Their Own Less Likely to Quit

more than 38,000 adults in England who were smokers or who had quit in the past year. About 56 percent said they smoked only factory-made cigarettes, while nearly 37 percent said they smoked only roll-your-own cigarettes.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 7, 2018 18:23

AHA: How to Stop Smoking … for Good

The key, he said, is for people to keep using these programs and products even after they've stopped using tobacco. "Think of it like antibiotics: You need to keep taking it even if you feel great," Payne said. "A minimum of three months of usage is rea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 7, 2018 18:22
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