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Article ID: 705479

E-Cigarette Users Have Lower Exposure to Toxicants — As Long As They Don’t Smoke Combustible Cigarettes Too

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

The largest study to date to compare exposure to toxicants among users of electronic cigarettes, smokers and nonsmokers has been completed, suggesting possible benefits for smokers who switch completely to electronic cigarettes

Released:
14-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705397

Quit Smoking on New Year’s

Monday Campaigns

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. To support quitters everywhere, Quit & Stay Quit Monday, an initiative of The Monday Campaigns and the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, developed the “Monday Quit Kit”. The toolkit provides evidence-based resources for individuals and tobacco cessation professionals that can help quitters stay on track over the long haul. After quitting on New Year’s, quitters can use every Monday as a weekly cue to recommit to their quit, celebrate progress, and quit again if they relapse.

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13-Dec-2018 12:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 705317

Resoluciones para el año nuevo: experto de Mayo Clinic ofrece sugerencias para vivir más largo

Mayo Clinic

A medida que el nuevo año se aproxima, entre las resoluciones de muchas personas está alcanzar un buen estado físico y mejorar el bienestar. Ahora, los científicos descubren que ambas mejoras pueden llevar a vivir más largo.

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12-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
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    7-Dec-2018 12:15 AM EST

Article ID: 704822

Vitamin C May Reduce Harm to Infants’ Lungs Caused by Smoking During Pregnancy;

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

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.

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4-Dec-2018 4:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 704852

Vaping Cannabis Produces Stronger Effects Than Smoking Cannabis For Infrequent Users

Johns Hopkins Medicine

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.

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4-Dec-2018 12:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704815

Graphic warnings snuff out cigarettes’ appeal to kids

Cornell University

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.

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3-Dec-2018 3:10 PM EST

Article ID: 704765

Drug abuse viewed as the top health problem for Chicago youth

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago adults identified drug abuse, obesity, and child abuse and neglect as the top three big health problems for children and adolescents in the city, according to results from a new survey developed by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH).

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3-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
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    29-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704415

Embargoed AJPH research: Vacant lot cleanup reduces shootings, opioid and amphetamine births, e-cigarette trust, vaccine exemption

American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on how vacant lot cleanup reduces shootings, opioid and amphetamine births increase, e-cigarette trust and public health sources, vaccine exemption laws and more.

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26-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 704594

Baylor Scott & White Health Breaks Ground on New Sports and Orthopedic Center

Baylor Scott and White Health

Baylor Scott & White Health is announced today on a new facility with a goal of promoting the community’s health and wellbeing while advancing sports medicine and injury prevention in the Waco area.

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29-Nov-2018 1:00 PM EST

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