This week, the American Lung Association will appear as a lead author for an article being published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
- http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db217.pdf -
It’s become an emotional debate: Do e-cigarettes help people get off regular cigarettes or are they a new avenue for addiction? Until now, there has been little solid evidence to back up either side. But a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could help fill that void.
- http://www.knoxnews.com/news/nation-and-world/a-quick-look-at-chemicals-in-e-cigarettes-with-known-hazards -
A growing body of scientific evidence supports findings that inhalation of two flavoring chemicals commonly used in e-liquids — diacetyl and 2.3-pentanedione — destroys lungs.
- http://kcur.org/post/ku-tobacco-cessation-expert-sees-big-disparity-who-s-smoking-and-who-s-dying#stream/0 -
Studies have shown that nearly half of the cigarettes consumed in the United States are smoked by people thought to have a mental illness.
- http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151010225215.htm?utm_source=Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Tobacco+Cessation+Digest+-October+2015&utm_campaign=TC+Digest&utm_medium=email -
Dr Nanchen’s research shows that exercise and stopping smoking may improve depression after heart attack.
- http://mobihealthnews.com/47536/researchers-use-mobile-sensors-to-identify-lapses-in-smoking-cessation-stress/ -
Relationship of Smokefree Laws and Alcohol Use with Light and Intermittent Smoking and Quit Attempts among US Adults and Alcohol Users
- http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0137023 -
Stronger smokefree laws and bar laws are associated with lower smoking rates across all drinking subgroups, which provides further support for these policies. More strict tobacco control measures might help reduce cigarette consumption and increase quit attempts.
New Study on Smoking: MS Progresses Faster in Those Who Continue to Smoke Compared with Those Who Quit
- http://cp.mcafee.com/d/2DRPoO86Qm67SnT4QkjtPqdS4hP1EV76zB4SztxNBOWaqpJ6X28VwQszzhOCrhhhoojud7atPpnoOUhSRi1o57JM8Q_w09IZK16DY01dIA4T74T7-LOdT7HzCuLsKy_t_AXCzBxCZ-EyCJtdmXP_axVZicHs3jq9JUTsTsS02xIVlxFWJalJbVBK00U84aJPbP9-n6aSBYOS0PP5c1DC2UNdJ0InH0KcaRaOwhbzoMn2QqAo_iDQby-QDYiYE5MijHjPtyspkDa7HeOEj-8aSF_bCQkT3hOedwPP1Ew69JE5zh1m1Ew65qBpg8F6y0r63h05ER8N-BfEq81vqj-9EwB0Qg0ADmDCy01itjh09lxek6_d44WCy0olGlYQg2lllJzW1EwciCjd4099RFVEw0kDkQg0eSq84zh03dDaIdfd40SSveiN_Cy0oIvYqQBgQg35ri-poSyOYrEbRk -
A new study involving people with MS who smoked cigarettes suggests that those who continued to smoke after receiving an MS diagnosis were quicker to reach the secondary-progressive phase of MS than those who quit after diagnosis.
- http://www.science20.com/news_articles/chantix_smoking_cessation_drug_proves_initially_more_effective_for_women-157450 -
- http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/15/us-health-smokingcessation-parents-kids-idUSKCN0S927I20151015 -
Parents who quit smoking may be less likely to relapse when they discuss the dangers of cigarettes with their children, a U.S. study suggests.