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Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold increase from 2011, a new U.S. study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 25, 2014 17:42

More than a Quarter-million Youth who Had Never Smoked a Cigarette Used e-cigarettes in 2013

More than a quarter of a million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used electronic cigarettes in 2013, according to a CDC study published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. This number reflects a three-fold increase, from about 79,000 in
Health News Digest
added Aug 25, 2014 16:08

LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being / Significant differences seen in financial and physical well-being elements

A variety of factors could contribute to LGBT women's disproportionately lower physical well-being. A recent analysis of the 2013 National Health Interview Survey reported higher levels of smoking and alcohol consumption among LGB women than among non-LG
Gallup Organization
added Aug 25, 2014 09:01

Stability of smoking status in the US population: a longitudinal investigation

From 2001 to 2005, smoking status was extremely stable in the US population. Specific gender, race and educational groups need increased prevention and intervention efforts.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:33

[UK] Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit - Manchester Evening News

But only 3,764 people later reported to NHS anti-smoking chiefs that they had actually been successful. It means that less than one in five people gave up cigarettes - the lowest rate in the country.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:17

[UK] Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking

The number of people turning to the NHS for help to stop smoking has fallen for the second year in a row... Anti-smoking campaigners suggested that this may be because more smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes to help them quit. This is also the
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:30

Q&A: The Hidden Costs of Tobacco Debt

capital appreciation bonds....are now likely to default. And that could force governments to pony up even more of their future tobacco windfall to investors — money that could otherwise benefit taxpayers. How did it all happen? Here are answers to some b
North Denver (CO) News
added Aug 19, 2014 07:32

[UK] Lung cancer mortality statistics

Mortality statistics for lung cancer by country in the UK, age and trends over time are presented here. There are also data by geography and socio-economic variation. The ICD codes for lung cancer are ICD-10 C33-C34. The latest mortality statistics avai
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:30

[UK] Death rates in top four cancer killers fall by a third over 20 years

Research first revealed the deadly link between smoking and lung cancer 60 years ago. This led to falling smoking rates and an overall decline in mortality ...But as smoking rates began to fall later in women than in men, death rates have actually risen i
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:26

[UK, UK-Scotland] 'Join cancer fight' call as death rates fall

Death rates for lung, breast, bowel and prostate cancer combined have fallen by 25% in Scotland over the past 20 years, according to Cancer Research UK. In Scotland, death rates for breast cancer have fallen by 33%, bowel cancer by 30%, lung cancer by 2
BBC Online
added Aug 18, 2014 11:14
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