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Newswise: For Weight-Loss Surgery Patients Who Quit Smoking, Relapse is Common
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For Weight-Loss Surgery Patients Who Quit Smoking, Relapse is Common

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Although 1 in 7 adults smoke cigarettes the year prior to undergoing weight-loss surgery, nearly all successfully quit at least a month before their operation. However, smoking prevalence steadily climbs to pre-surgery levels within seven years, according to new research.

Channels: All Journal News, Public Health, Smoking, Surgery, Weight Loss, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), Grant Funded News,

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18-Feb-2020 12:25 PM EST
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13-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST
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Toxicological Research on E-cigarettes, PFAS, Cannabinoids, Wildfires, and More to Be Presented during the SOT 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

Society of Toxicology

With 80+ Featured and Scientific Sessions and 2,000+ presentations showcasing advances in fundamental and translational sciences and emerging disciplines and technologies, the 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo of the Society of Toxicology is the largest forum for toxicological research in the world.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Health, Marijuana, Pharmaceuticals, Smoking, Wildfires, Scientific Meetings,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Study Finds Some State Laws Linked to Lower Incidence of Vaping

University of Iowa

State laws that regulate e-cigarette sales and usage may lower their use in states where those laws have been implemented, according to a new observational study from the University of Iowa published this week by the journal JAMA Network Open.

Channels: Government/Law, Public Health, Smoking, JAMA, All Journal News,

Released:
29-Jan-2020 1:05 PM EST
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Lung Cancer Screening Decision Aid Delivered Through Tobacco Quitlines Improves Informed Decision-Making

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have shown that a decision aid delivered through tobacco quitlines effectively reaches a screening-eligible population and results in informed decisions about lung cancer screening.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Smoking, JAMA, All Journal News,

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29-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST
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