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Smoking Cessation Health Center

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  1. U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Falls to New Low

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer Americans smoke than a decade ago, and those who still light up do so less often, federal health officials reported Thursday. Less than 17 percent of adults said they smoked in 2014, down from nearly 21 percent in 200

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  2. E-Cigarette Use Highest Among Young Adults: Report

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a first-of-its-kind look at electronic cigarettes, a new U.S. government study reports that nearly 13 percent of American adults have tried e-cigarettes at least once and almost 4 percent use them. According to the 2014

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  3. Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes should be raised to 21 across the United States, according to a new policy recommendation released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The strong statem

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  4. Kids Drawn to 'Gateway' Flavored Tobacco: FDA

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Candy, fruit and other flavorings are hooking America's next generation of nicotine addicts, a new U.S. government study finds. Among kids aged 12 to 17 who had used tobacco, four out of five said the first product they

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  5. Anti-Smoking Drug May Help Women Sooner Than Men

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An effective prescription drug used to help people quit smoking initially helps women more than men, new research suggests. The study, from Yale School of Medicine, found that Chantix (varenicline) helped women mo

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  6. 'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers are more likely to cut back or quit if they switch to cigarettes made from tobacco containing very low levels of nicotine, new research shows. In the study, the participants smoked nearly one-third fewer ciga

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  7. Flavored Tobacco May Entice Kids, Teens to Smoke

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bubblegum, cotton candy, chocolate: Just a few of the tempting flavors often added to tobacco being consumed by American children and teens. Now, an analysis of the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey finds that seven i

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  8. Most Smokers Haven't Considered Quitting

    THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The idea of quitting doesn't cross the minds of most smokers, and the few who do think about it don't actively try to quit. That's the conclusion of a 21-country study released Sept. 17 and done by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, whos

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  9. Smoking Linked to Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers have a much greater risk for type 2 diabetes than those who never smoked, and the same is true for those routinely exposed to secondhand smoke, a new study suggests. But the Harvard researchers said this i

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  10. FDA Bans Sale of New R.J. Reynolds Cigarettes

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to stop selling four new cigarette brands because they violate provisions of the 2009 tobacco control law. The agency determined that the

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