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    1. Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who kick the habit may reduce their risk of developing the blurred vision problem known as cataracts, new research shows. This common medical condition -- in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively

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    2. Cigarette Tax Hikes May Prevent 200 Million Deaths

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tripling cigarette taxes around the world -- an ambitious notion -- would prevent 200 million people from dying prematurely over a century and shrink the number of smokers worldwide by one-third, a new review estimates. T

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    3. Counselors Give Smokers Best Chance to Quit: Study

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who work with a counselor specially trained to help them quit -- along with using medications or nicotine patches or gum -- are three times more likely to kick the habit than smokers who try to quit without

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    4. NYC Extends Smoking Ban to E-Cigarettes

      Dec. 23, 2013 -- Electronic cigarettes have been added to the ban on smoking in New York City offices, parks, restaurants and bars. The measure passed in a 43-8 city vote at a city council meeting last week and will take effect in four months, Bloomberg News reported. E-cigarettes are battery-operat

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    5. Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart: Review

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- There's good news for people trying to quit smoking: Aids such as nicotine gums and patches or smoking cessation drugs such as Chantix won't harm the heart. The new findings may ease concerns that some products that help pe

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    6. Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Help Smokers Quit

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- When willpower doesn't work, smokers who want to quit may have a new tool someday: magnetic brain stimulation. A study of 115 smokers found that 13 sessions of the treatment over three weeks helped some heavy smokers quit for

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    7. E-Cigarettes: Expert Q&A With the CDC

      “Vaping” is a new form of inhaling nicotine that the CDC would like to seriously curb. It’s what you do with an e-cigarette, and it’s gaining in popularity. The battery-powered cylinders deliver nicotine with a puff of hot gas, minus the smoke. E-cigarette use doubled among middle and high school st

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    8. Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A study comparing the faces of identical twins confirms what many smokers fear -- the habit does prematurely age a person's skin, taking a serious toll on looks even after just five years. Researchers from Case Western Rese

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    9. E-Cigarettes May Not Be Gateway to Smoking: Study

      By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes don't appear to entice teens to try smoking tobacco, a new study says. The researchers noted that doesn't mean that e-cigarettes are risk-free, but it should reassure parents that teens who try the devices may sim

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    10. Mondays Might Be Your Best Day to Quit Smoking

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers are most likely to think about kicking their habit on Mondays, according to a new study, and this finding may help boost the effectiveness of anti-smoking campaigns. For the study, the investigators monitored online sear

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