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A national clinical trial testing a smoking cessation intervention for young adults that was conducted entirely on Facebook has found that smokers are 2.5 times more likely to quit after three months with the Facebook-based treatment than if they were re
Nearly 60 per cent thought the warnings were ineffective in getting current smokers to quit. Only 27 per cent of people surveyed thought the labels were effective in preventing non-smokers from taking up the habit. Survey author Aaron Drovandi said whi
Why is this when traditional cigarette smoking is on the decline? Youth reported significantly higher access and use of e-cigarettes. As of 2017, over 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products – up 7 percent from 2014. According t
Around one in six mothers-to-be are still smoking in Telford & Wrekin – but numbers have reduced over the past year after a new role was created to tackle the problem head-on.
If a woman is pregnant and uses tobacco products, the most important thing she can do for her baby at that time is to stop all tobacco use immediately. Some may have heard the myth that quitting tobacco use “cold turkey” will harm the baby due to the st
Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
I hope that the ban on smoking and the sale of cigarettes would be next. Tobacco smoking is the single most important source of preventable morbidity in the world. But sadly, not much has been done to combat the scourge. Tobacco kills half of its users
The many thousands of Israelis who quit smoking in recent decades owe their improved health and even lives to Tuvia Lehrer, the founder of the Israel Association for the Prevention of Smoking, who pioneered in teaching people addicted to tobacco to kick
The mums-to-be who don’t quit – shocking figures show one in five in some parts of the West Midlands smoke throughout their pregnancy. Analysis of figures released by NHS Digital shows that in 2017, there were 630 women in Wolverhampton recorded as smok
Smoking cessation interventions were found to be cost-effective when applied to the SUD population, particularly when grouped-based behavioural support is offered alongside pharmacological treatment.