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2014-01-08 17:16:13

Among cigarette smokers, combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates for one outcome but not the other at three and six months; rates were similar at one year, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month in JAMA. "We were interested in seeing if combining different medications together can improve the ability of patients to quit over and above single drug therapy," says lead...

2014-01-08 12:30:15

Nation Challenged to Cut Smoking Rates to Under 10 Percent in 10 Years and Protect All Americans from Secondhand Smoke within 5 years WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the United States marks the 50(th) anniversary of the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, seven leading public health and medical organizations today called for a new national commitment to end the tobacco epidemic for good. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) At...

2014-01-08 11:47:21

Among cigarette smokers, the combined use of the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, resulted in better rates of smoking abstinence at 12 weeks, but rates were similar after one year, according to a study in the January 8 issue of JAMA. Smoking accounts for 62 percent of deaths among female smokers and 60 percent of deaths among male smokers. Innovative pharmacotherapeutic approaches to tobacco-dependence treatment need investigation to...

Since First Surgeon General Report On Tobacco Products 50 Years Ago, Tighter Government Regulations Have Saved Countless American Lives
2014-01-08 11:02:08

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online The first Surgeon General’s Report about smoking and its health risks was issued in 1964. This year marks its 50th anniversary. Since then, much progress has been made, with the number of adults smoking being cut by half. However, the use of tobacco products is still the number one cause of disabilities and death in the country. According to a study published January 7, 2014 in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

2014-01-04 23:21:52

Noexamlifeinsurance.us (http://noexamlifeinsurance.us), announces new blog, “Quit Smoking Tobacco In Order To Be Eligible For Life Insurance Coverage!” (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Noexamlifeinsurance.us has released a blog explaining how to become eligible for no exam life insurance coverage. Cigarettes and other tobacco products are harmful for a person’s health. Tobacco is linked with a number of serious medical issues like pneumonia, lung cancer, heart attacks etc. Because of the...

Quit Smoking For A Good Night’s Sleep
2014-01-02 16:40:30

[ Watch the Video: Quit Smoking! You Will Sleep Better ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In addition to causing cancer and heart disease, tobacco smoke disrupts the body’s circadian rhythms and ruins sleep quality, according to a new study in The FASEB Journal. "This study has found a common pathway whereby cigarette smoke impacts both pulmonary and neurophysiological function,” said Irfan Rahman, a researcher at the University of Rochester in New York....

2014-01-02 16:22:42

MIAMI, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECigReviewCentral.com, one of the top electronic cigarette rating websites, sends out monthly surveys to its newsletter subscribers to rate their favorite e-cigs. The focus of ECigReviewCentral.com is to help educate new comers to the electronic cigarette industry, as well as providing special offers and the most recent coupons to its consumer subscribers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/CG39694) Clearette, considered the...

Tripling Tobacco Tax
2014-01-02 09:02:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While it may cause some grumbling among smokers, high taxes on tobacco products have been shown to be an effective way to reduce the use of cigarettes. A research review published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine has called for these prohibitive taxes to be taken a step further – suggesting that a tripling of taxes could cut the number of smokers by one-third and stop 200 million premature deaths. Such a large tax...

2013-12-30 12:21:52

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Today New York City has taken another crucial step to protect the health and safety of the citizens of New York by including electronic cigarettes in the city's Smoke-Free Air Act and prohibiting their use in the same workplaces and public places where cigarette smoking is prohibited. New York...

2013-12-30 12:21:18

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Make It Your Year Too at Refined Deliverance - Vapor and Gallery! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/MN38819) It's a New Year and you have a choice. What are you going to choose? Refined Deliverance - Vapor and Gallery - has answers. This is the year for learning. Discover for yourself what the whole world is talking about; e-Cigarettes, the adult alternative. They contain no combustible tobacco, instead they contain a...


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