844 Articles Matching "smoking"

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
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Tobacco Imagery, Media Messages And ‘Stranger Things’: Can Netflix Changes Decrease Youth Smoking Initiation?

Jul 10, 2019 , Forbes
The shift away from tobacco imagery will make health professionals, many parents, and those embracing The Truth Initiatives 2019 report, While You Were Streaming: Smoking on Demand, A Surge in Tobacco Imagery is Putting Youth at Risk, quite...
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Zyban vs. Chantix

Jul 10, 2019 , RxList
Zyban (bupropion) and Chantix (varenicline) are used for smoking cessation. The Wellbutrin brand of bupropion is used to treat depression....
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Zyban vs. Wellbutrin

Jul 10, 2019 , RxList
Zyban (bupropion) and Wellbutrin (bupropion) are both forms of the antidepressant bupropion used for different purposes. Zyban is used for smoking cessation. Wellbutrin is used for the management of major depression and seasonal affective disorder. The Wellbutrin brand of bupropion is used to treat...
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Giving Up Alcohol Boosts Mental Health in Women

Jul 10, 2019 , WebMD
For people who stop drinking, the benefits may be similar to those experienced by people who quit smoking, who ultimately have health outcomes similar to those who have never smoked, the authors...
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Zyban vs. Zoloft

Jul 10, 2019 , RxList
Zyban (bupropion) and Zoloft (sertraline) are antidepressants used to treat different conditions. Zyban used for smoking cessation. The Wellbutrin brand of bupropion is used to treat depression. Zoloft is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder...
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Vaping Is So Ingrained In Youth Culture That Cracking Down On Juul’s Marketing Unlikely To Change Habits, Study Finds

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The company gets much of its advertising organically these days through young people's social media accounts. "We're at a point where young people are doing Juul's job for them," says Elizabeth Hair, a study co-author and senior vice president at the Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute. Meanwhile, Netflix has vowed to curb smoking depictions going forward following criticism of "Stranger...
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Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy

Jul 03, 2019 , Reuters
Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
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Money Worries Around Food May Spur Migraine

Jul 03, 2019 , WebMD
When researchers weighed other factors -- like income, education and smoking and drinking habits -- people who were concerned about affording groceries were 58% more likely to suffer from migraine...
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Viewpoints: Until People Stop Smoking, Vaping, Many Of The Toughest Cancers Will Prevail; Why Is There So Little Guidance On Choosing Nursing Care?

Jun 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won't give up his Juul

Jun 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
I bought my 69-year-old father a Juul e-cigarette six months ago to see if he'd give up his Marlboro cigarettes. He easily quit smoking. Now he likes his Juul so much he doesn't plan to get rid of...
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Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids

Jun 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
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Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease

Jun 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
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Quit Smoking For Good? There's An App For That--With Real Evidence Behind It

Jun 01, 2019 , Forbes
Even six months after uninstalling the app, quit rates of former smokers were higher for those who used CureApp than those who had a sham version of the...
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Pilot Study Shows Untapped Resource To Help People Quit Smoking

Jun 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As “World No Tobacco Day” approaches on Friday, May 31, results from a pilot study show there may be another path to help people who want to quit smoking. A study led by Kelly Buettner-Schmidt, associate professor in the School of Nursing at North Dakota State University, looked at the role chiropr......
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Brazil sues Big Tobacco over health costs from smoking

May 29, 2019 , CNBC Health
Brazil is suing tobacco companies for costs associated with treating tobacco-related illnesses, a move health officials...
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More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
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Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping

May 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in...
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McConnell, Kaine introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21

May 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine introduced a bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing teen...
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Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco

May 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen...
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