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745 Articles Matching "smoking"

As Teen Vaping Epidemic Continues To Increase, No Therapy Exists To Help Break Addiction

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The anti-smoking therapies on the market — such as nicotine patches and gums — are not approved for children. Teens who become addicted will just need to have ''discipline" to quit, some experts say. In other news on the epidemic, researchers say e-cigarettes seem to be more appealing to teens than tobacco and are causing more serious...
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It's never too late to quit smoking before lung surgery

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Smokers who'll be having surgery for lung cancer should quit smoking before the operation, and the sooner the better, a new study shows....
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A Better Strategy for Quitting Smoking

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: A Better Strategy for Quitting SmokingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Under Ever-Intensifying Scrutiny From Government, Juul Tries To Embrace Public Health Crusader Image

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Juul has launched a new $10 million ad campaign focusing on the pitch that e-cigarettes are helping curb the country's smoking habits. But experts are saying the new image relies on revisionist history....
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‘We Never Give Up’: When Illnesses Are Mystifying, Researchers In The Undiagnosed Disease Network Look For Answers

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors in 12 clinical centers pull out all the stops to try to find a diagnosis and treatment for thousands of patients looking for miracles. Public health news also focuses on a mosquito-borne virus worse than Zika; the Dunning-Kruger effect; the poor's smoking rates; race and Alzheimer's disease; stroke risk; the birth of a podcast; the future of newborn DNA testing; what it's like to have nut-allergies; the upside of breakups; and good news about...
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Strong Tobacco Sales Rules May Reduce Teen Smoking: Study

Jan 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Strong Tobacco Sales Rules May Reduce Teen Smoking: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2019 12:00:00...
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More tobacco retailers, smoking-related illness in poor neighborhoods

Jan 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Much of the variation in smoking rates across American cities can be explained by the higher density of tobacco retailers in poor, nonwhite neighborhoods, a study of the 500 largest U.S. cities suggests....
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For New Year, try 'Monday resolutions'

Jan 03, 2019 , CNN Health
With the end of the year approaching, it's not uncommon to start thinking about health goals for the new year, like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising and quitting smoking. But though we may have good intentions, choosing January 1 to make promises to get on a healthier track year-round doesn't always work. In fact, according to a 2017 Marist poll, about a third of people who make a New Year's resolution fail to stick with it....
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For New Year, try 'Monday resolutions' instead

Jan 02, 2019 , CNN Health
With the end of the year approaching, it's not uncommon to start thinking about health goals for the new year, like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising and quitting smoking. But though we may have good intentions, choosing January 1 to make promises to get on a healthier track year-round doesn't always work. In fact, according to a 2017 Marist poll, about a third of people who make a New Year's resolution fail to stick with it....
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Smoking Pot May Alter Genetic Material In Sperm, Study Finds

Dec 28, 2018 , Forbes
In rats and men, pot changed the genetic profile of sperm, and reduced their...
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Forget New Year's health goals, try 'Monday resolutions' instead

Dec 27, 2018 , CNN Health
With the end of the year approaching, it's not uncommon to start thinking about health goals for the new year, like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising and quitting smoking. But though we may have good intentions, choosing January 1 to make promises to get on a healthier track year-round doesn't always work. In fact, according to a 2017 Marist poll, about a third of people who make a New Year's resolution fail to stick with it....
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Why Are Blacks More Prone to Sudden Cardiac Death?

Dec 20, 2018 , WebMD
Even when researchers accounted for risk factors such as income, education, smoking, exercise, and bad cholesterol (LDL) levels, black people still had a significantly higher risk for sudden cardiac...
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Depression And Anxiety May Damage Health As Much As Smoking And Obesity, Suggests Study

Dec 18, 2018 , Forbes
New research strengthens the link between depression, anxiety and major health conditions like heart disease, perhaps at levels comparable to smoking and...
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Quit Smoking On New Year's

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New Year’s has become a time when many smokers make a resolution to quit for good, but what happens after that? Quitting smoking is tough, and even with the strongest resolve, many smokers need a few quit attempts in order to stay quit. Studies from the FDA’s Every Try Counts campaign and the Unit......
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Vitamin C May Reduce Harm To Infants' Lungs Caused By Smoking During Pregnancy

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In “Oral Vitamin C (500 mg/day) to Pre......
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Graphic Warnings Snuff Out Cigarettes' Appeal To Kids

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. The labels – which contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips – also cancel out the effect of ads that prompt children ......
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Vaping Cannabis Produces Stronger Effects Than Smoking Cannabis For Infrequent Users

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia, memory loss and distraction when doses were the same. The findings of the new study, described in the Nov.......
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Smoking Relapse Less Likely Among Vapers: Study

Dec 02, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Smoking Relapse Less Likely Among Vapers: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2018 12:00:00...
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Study: Smoking Relapse Less Likely Among Vapers

Dec 01, 2018 , WebMD
In a small new study of people who vape, about half said they had a cigarette occasionally but did not consider it a complete relapse into...
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Smoking bans tied to lower blood pressure in non-smokers

Dec 01, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Non-smokers who live where smoking is banned in public places may have lower blood pressure than non-smokers who aren't protected by these types of laws, a U.S. study suggests....
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