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PATH study indicates that e-cigs are less addictive than regular cigarettes

health experts and government regulators had been sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the first results of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study, which were published in Preventive Medicine... “No doubt about it, e-cigarette
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00
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Heart attack patients missing out on smoking cessation drugs

People may be inspired to quit smoking cigarettes soon after a heart attack, but new research suggests many don't take advantage of drugs that help kick the habit. Only 7 percent of smokers picked up a prescription for a smoking cessation drug during the
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:42
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[Latin America] Low cigarette smoking prevalence in peri-urban Peru: results from a population-based study of tobacco use by self-report and urine cotinine [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our data places Peru within a previously-described pattern of smoking found in much of Latin America, favoring occasional over daily smoking and low cigarette consumption. We determine that there are not significant differences between smoking groups con
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:52
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How long will YOU survive your cancer battle? Interactive calculator allows patients to discover their probability of dying from the disease over 10 years

It shows survival rates for breast, lung, colon, prostate, rectum and melanoma But the test doesn't take into account various factors that can accelerate death
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:28
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ProfNet Experts Available on Low Birth Weight, Veteran Health, More Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers, Media Industry Blog Posts

"The facts about smokeless tobacco versus cigarettes should not be twisted to satisfy an anti-tobacco agenda or to influence public health policy." Dr. Rodu is a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville, where he holds an endowed chair in to
PR Newswire
added Jul 21, 2017 23:28
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[Canada] LANE: Feds should revamp First Nations tax exemptions

The ongoing exemption of tobacco taxes has perverse outcomes. Aboriginals smoke more than other Canadians, perhaps because it costs them about half as much. And, Aboriginals are buying tobacco products for non-aboriginals — a thriving black market in tob
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:26
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The Weekly Health Quiz: Carbs, Cancer Screening and Rhabdo

{CDC] estimates that taking smoking out of films rated for children would: Improve air quality on film sets • Save a thousand lives • Save a million lives • Make no difference / The C.D.C.’s fact sheet on smoking in the movies estimates that it would sa
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2017 23:22
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7 Facts About Nicotine Free Herbal Cigarettes

popular because they promote a “healthier” alternative to regular cigarettes, and they come in many appealing flavors such as vanilla, cherry, etc.... One should be aware that just because they’re nicotine free doesn’t mean they are healthy...you should a
Insider Monkey
added Jul 21, 2017 17:50
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Are light cigarettes less hazardous than regular cigarettes? No. Many smokers chose so-called low-tar, mild, light, or ultralight cigarettes because they thought these cigarettes would expose them to less tar and would be less harmful to their health th
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Jul 21, 2017 15:56
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