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Health concerns swirl around electronic cigarettes

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 28, 2014
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With sales of electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigarettes," on the rise and expected to hit $1.

Uneven progress among counties emphasizes the need for expanded tobacco control

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 26, 2014
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Nationally, smoking rates have decreased since 1996, but the declines have been driven by a relatively small share of counties across the US, according to new research from the Institute for Health...

E-cigarettes ‘should not be marketed as smoking cessation aids’

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 25, 2014
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A new study finds no link between e-cigarettes and quitting smoking. Consequently, the authors call for regulations banning the marketing of e-cigarettes as cessation aids.

Thirdhand smoke ‘damages DNA and may cause cancer’

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 17, 2014
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Thirdhand smoke damages DNA, attaching to it in a way that may result in cancer, according to evidence presented at a conference hosted by the American Chemical Society.

Brain links weakened by nicotine withdrawal may explain smokers’ relapse

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 14, 2014
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Using brain scans, researchers show nicotine withdrawal may make it very difficult for quitting smokers to engage a brain network that helps them assert control over cravings.

Nicotine patches do not appear to help pregnant smokers to quit

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 12, 2014
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Nicotine patches do not appear to help pregnant smokers to quit, according to a study published on bmj.com.

Why knowing about the negative health impacts of tobacco does not prevent smokers from lighting up

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 12, 2014
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What if the use of a product influenced your perception of it, making you even more susceptible to its positive aspects and altering your understanding of its drawbacks?

Are e-cigarettes encouraging conventional cigarette smoking in adolescents?

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 6, 2014
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A new study has analyzed data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey and finds that e-cigarettes 'are not discouraging use of conventional cigarettes' in adolescents.

Brain structure in young people affected by cigarette smoking

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 6, 2014
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The young, it turns out, smoke more than any other age group in America. Unfortunately, the period of life ranging from late adolescence to early adulthood is also a time when the brain is still...

How RIP bands influence cigarette burn rate and possibly the chemical composition of the resulting smoke

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on March 6, 2014
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Scientists have created temperature maps to explain how reduced ignition propensity (RIP) bands influence cigarette burn rate and possibly the chemical composition of the resulting smoke.RIP bands are designed to make a cigarette go out if it is not being actively smoked.