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Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

"It's absolutely clear that e-cigarettes help smokers replace cigarettes," said Peter Hajek, director of the health and lifestyle research unit at Queen Mary University in London, who wasn't part of the study. Smoking rates have been generally declining
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 27, 2017 15:59
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E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from US current population surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The substantial increase in e-cigarette use among US adult smokers was associated with a statistically significant increase in the smoking cessation rate at the population level. These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making rega
British Medical Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 15:28
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Record in U.S. Say Smoking, Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

When Gallup first asked in 1994 how harmful secondhand smoke is to adults, 36% thought secondhand smoke was very harmful. The subsequent rise in this belief has paralleled the implementation of public smoking bans throughout the nation.
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:24
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[California] More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?

After stalling for 15 years, the U.S. quit-smoking rate rose to nearly 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national survey data. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine beli
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 26, 2017 23:28
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[New York] State will ban e-cigs in all schools as percentage of students using electronic nicotine doubles

Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday is set to sign into law a bill that will outlaw the smoking of e-cigarettes at all public and private schools, the Daily News has learned. The new law comes after The News in March detailed how a state Health Department survey found
New York Daily News
added Jul 26, 2017 17:10
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Decline in Student Tobacco Use

Last year’s decline in tobacco use among US middle and high school students was driven primarily by a decrease in e-cigarette use, according to a recent CDC study.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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Record in U.S. Say Smoking, Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

Americans are more likely to believe smoking is very harmful to adults who smoke (85%) than to say secondhand smoke is very harmful to adults (59%). Both percentages are the highest in Gallup's trend, although not substantially different from prior measur
Gallup Organization
added Jul 26, 2017 03:25
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[Asia, India] Indore: Tobacco consumption in teenagers reduced by at least 6 pc: Survey

Dr Dilip Kumar Acharya informed that lately the consumption of tobacco is going down and awareness about its bad effects on health is increasing, which has been proved by the results of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 and the report is very enc
Free Press Journal (in)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:20
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking and secondhand smoke exposure and prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy in Japan: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Former and current smoking, 3.0 or more pack-years of smoking, and current SHS exposure at home may be positively associated with depressive symptoms during pregnancy.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:16
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[Asia] Smoking in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most of smoking women quit smoking after they became pregnant. Tailored intervention programs to reduce smoking in pregnant women should focus on those with higher education level, from rural areas, and pregnant women whose mothers-in-law smoke.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:15
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