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2014-01-17 00:21:50

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Fifty years after the first Surgeon General's report on smoking and health, the new Surgeon General's report released today shows that cigarette smoking is even more hazardous than previously thought. This report documents that smoking causes even more diseases, kills even more people and...

2014-01-15 16:24:31

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) We applaud the Chicago City Council for voting today to include electronic cigarettes in the city's Clean Indoor Air law. This legislation will further the fundamental purpose of the law - to protect everyone's right to breathe clean air in workplaces and public places. We thank Alderman Edward...

2014-01-10 08:23:26

New film on smoking may be hazardous to viewers' preconceptions TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While public health officials across the US celebrate the 50(th) anniversary this month of the landmark Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, a veteran anti-smoking activist argues in a provocative new documentary that efforts to reduce smoking have become more symbol than substance. Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General's Report, a...

2014-01-09 16:23:13

CDC report finds fastest drop in adults aged 35-44 years ATLANTA, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tobacco control efforts are having a major impact on Americans' health, a new analysis of lung-cancer data suggests. The rate of new lung cancer cases decreased among men and women in the United States from 2005 to 2009, according to a report in this week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The study also found that lung cancer incidence rates went down 2.6 percent per...

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

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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....


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