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Only 1 in 10 smokers who visited a dentist received advice to quit

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 31, 2014
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Not all smokers receive tobacco cessation advice from health care providers (HCPs), according to a study from Ohio State University.

New scientific review: current evidence suggests potential benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh harms

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 31, 2014
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A major scientific review of available research on the use, content, and safety of e-cigarettes has concluded that - although long-term health effects of e-cigarette use are unknown - compared with...

Reducing nicotine in tobacco products could lead to an increase in DNA damage

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 30, 2014
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A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke.

Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 29, 2014
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Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study...

School pupil survey: smoking, drinking and drugs at decade low in England

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 25, 2014
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New figures for 2013 show the prevalence of smoking, drinking or drug use among school pupils(2) is considerably lower than ten years ago.

Exercising helps depressed smokers quit

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 25, 2014
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People diagnosed with depression need to step out for a cigarette twice as often as smokers who are not dealing with a mood disorder.

Health risks posed by ‘third hand’ tobacco smoke, especially for children

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 21, 2014
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Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers - particularly young children - of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in...

‘The higher the cigarette taxes, the lower the suicide rates’

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 19, 2014
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Previous studies have found that smokers have a higher risk of suicide. Now, new research suggests that more aggressive tobacco policies and taxation may reduce suicide rates.

Incentives to breastfeed and quit smoking backed by the young

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 18, 2014
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Men and women aged 44 or younger are more likely to agree with financial incentives to encourage breast feeding and smoking cessation during pregnancy compared to those aged 65 and over.

Australian smoking rates at record lows

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 18, 2014
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New data showing a record fall in smoking rates confirms that Australia is on track to achieve major reductions in smoking-related diseases, Cancer Council Australia said today (July 16th, 2014).