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[Sweden] Smoking reduces increase in life expectancy for less educated women

"Deaths from smoking in Sweden has decreased among men and increased among women, particularly those with compulsory schooling. One possible explanation as to why men are less harmed by tobacco is snus. Snus isn't as dangerous as smoking, and it's much mo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:08
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[Australia] Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is recommended in current Australian clinical guidelines for pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking unassisted. Clinicians report low levels of prescribing NRT during pregnancy, due to safety concerns and low lev
Medical Journal of Australia
added Dec 12, 2017 17:04
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[Australia] Researchers indicate nicotine replacement is safer for pregnant women than smoking

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking and should be recommended to more pregnant patients who are not able to quit on their own, according to a new review study in the Medical Journal of Australia led by a Ben-Gurion University of the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:03
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[UK] A lung expert reveals how social smoking actually affects your body

"Social smoking is a misnomer," says Dr Richard Russell, Consultant Respiratory Physician and medical advisor to the British Lung Foundation. "Whether you smoke socially or not is not the point. It's the toxic chemicals you are inhaling. Even occasional s
NetDoctor.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:02
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[UK] Dataset: E-cigarette use in England

Proportion who use e-cigarettes by different characteristics including age, sex and reason for vaping.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 16:57
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[Mexico] Cigarette smoking up between 2011, 2016

Smoking rates in Mexico increased over the past five years despite campaigns, initiatives and laws to discourage tobacco use, a national survey reveals. The 2016-2017 National Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption Survey (Endocat) showed that smoking pr
Mexico News Daily (mx)
added Dec 12, 2017 03:21
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Dec 12, 2017 01:08
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SIEGEL: First Major Action of Foundation for a "Smoke-Free World" Shows that It is Largely a Scam

Sometimes, what you don’t say is more important than what you do say. That is certainly the case here. The Foundation says nothing about the most effective interventions to reduce smoking, while focusing almost exclusively on areas that have little to no
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:08
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[UK] E-cigarettes: further flavours of controversy within the controversy

Although some observers have alluded to an emerging public health consensus in the UK regarding the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco-related harms, controversy emerged when major UK public health organisations seemed to send out conflicting me
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS - THE SCIENTIFIC UPDATE - ISSUE 04 by PMI Science | 09 Dec 2017

PMI releases its latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products, a regular publication on its research efforts to develop and assess a range of smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. A downloadable PDF version of this update can be found by clicking on
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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