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717 Articles Matching "smoking"

To Deter Teens, Cigarettes Will Smell Like Cigarettes

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Banning sale of flavored e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes may reduce interest smoking in the teen...
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Breaking the Smoking-Drinking Connection

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Breaking the Smoking-Drinking ConnectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record LowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health Ills

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health IllsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's HeartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Research Roundup: Smoking In Adolescents; Salt Intake And Heart Failure; And Medicaid

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Doctors not pushing smokers with artery disease to quit

Nov 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Smokers with narrowed blood vessels in their legs would do well to quit smoking, but many doctors may not be giving them enough support to do it, a recent study suggests....
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
U.S. smoking rates have fallen to the lowest levels ever, federal health officials say. Among adult smokers, the smoking rate fell from 15.5 percent in 2016 to 14 percent in 2017. That rate was 67 percent lower than it was in...
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The Sooner You Quit Smoking, the Better

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: The Sooner You Quit Smoking, the BetterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Smoking, Diabetes Extra Risky for Women's Hearts

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers have found that three heart disease risk factors -- smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure -- increased the odds of heart attack for both genders, but the rise went higher for women than...
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CDC says smoking rates fall to record low in US

Nov 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
An estimated 14 percent of adults in the U.S., or 34.3 million people, smoked cigarettes in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
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US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
Cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it's been since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started collecting data on the issue in 1965, according to a report released Thursday....
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High blood pressure, smoking raise heart attack risk more in women, study says

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes raise women's risk of a heart attack more than these factors raise men's risk, according to a new study published in the BMJ....
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Fewer Smoke or Drink in Pregnancy But More Use Pot

Nov 07, 2018 , WebMD
A national survey of pregnant women found that many fewer were smoking cigarettes and slightly fewer were drinking alcohol, but the percentage who used pot...
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More pregnant women in U.S. smoking pot

Nov 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy....
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How the UK plans to help its citizens live 5 years longer

Nov 06, 2018 , CNN Health
People will need to take greater responsibility for their own health -- staying active, quitting smoking and limiting alcohol, sugar and fat -- to protect their health, the UK's Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock said Monday as part of the government's "new 21st century focus on prevention."...
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COPD More Prevalent In Poor, Rural Areas Of U.S. Regardless Of Smoking Status

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Whether they are smokers or not, people living in poor, rural areas of the United States are more likely to have COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In “......
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Juul e-cigarettes get a bad rap for surge in teen use. But some adults vape to help quit smoking

Nov 03, 2018 , CNBC Health
Juul's e-cigarettes have gotten a bad rap as federal officials question whether their popular candy flavors are responsible for a spike in teen use. Anecdotal evidence suggests some adults use the nicotine pods as they were intended: to quit...
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Carrot’s digital smoking cessation program raises $25M

Nov 01, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company said its new investment will fuel commercialization of its Pivot program, which consists of an app, a connected carbon monoxide breathalyzer and other...
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Cancer Of The Voice Box Declining Worldwide, But Not In Developing Countries

Nov 01, 2018 , Forbes
Cancer of the voice box is declining globally, but not in countries with low socioeconomic status. Lack of decline in the prevalence of cigarette smoking may contribute to continued prevalence of this...
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