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Warning labels, the bigger the better, encourage smokers to quit

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 15, 2014
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Cigarette warning labels can influence a smoker to try to quit even when the smoker is trying to avoid seeing the labels, according to a survey of thousands of adult smokers in four countries...

Smoking increases risk of dementia

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 11, 2014
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Smokers have a 45% higher risk of developing dementia than non-smokers, according to information published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with Alzheimer's Disease...

Varenicline combined with nicotine patch improves smoking cessation rates

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 9, 2014
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Combining the smoking cessation medication varenicline with nicotine replacement therapy was more effective than varenicline alone at achieving tobacco abstinence at 6 months, according to a study...

Hookah smoking ‘rising in popularity’ among teenagers

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 7, 2014
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A new study finds that 18% of adolescents use hookahs, also known as water pipes. Researchers say the findings are worrying, as many health risks have been linked to the activity.

New hard-hitting “Tips From Former Smokers” ads to air this summer

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on June 25, 2014
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching hard-hitting ads for its 2014 "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign.

Teen users of menthol cigarettes smoke nearly double the quantity of cigarettes smoked by non-menthol users

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on June 24, 2014
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Teens who use menthol cigarettes smoke more cigarettes per day than their peers who smoke non-menthols, says a new study.

Risk of lung cancer associated with time to first cigarette of the day

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on June 23, 2014
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Standard markers of nicotine dependency include cigarettes smoked per day, duration of smoking, and cumulative exposure (pack years), but another marker of addiction, time to first cigarette (TTFC)...

Smoking cessation counseling during hospitalization could be cost-effective

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on June 21, 2014
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In a recent study published in Tobacco Control, researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute have demonstrated the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC), an...

Flavored tobacco use among Canadian students in grades 9-12

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on June 20, 2014
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More than half of tobacco users in grades 9 through 12 in Canada use flavored tobacco, despite a national ban on certain flavored tobacco products, according to a study from the University of...

Closer scrutiny of e-cig marketing practices is warranted

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on June 20, 2014
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Adults are widely exposed to e-cigarette marketing through the media, but those messages reach different demographic groups in different ways, according to a survey by researchers at the University...