Tag: Smokers

Yet Another Research Says Vaping Doesn’t Help Smokers Quit The Habit

A new study adds to the growing evidence that vaping devices aren’t the answer if you want to quit smoking. Researchers found that over 90 percent of the test participants still smoked cigarettes after a year of vaping.

Public Health July 11, 2018

France Made 1 Million Smokers Quit In 2017

The government of France helped 1 million smokers quit the life-threatening habit in 2017. The significant decline in smokers was attributed to a national anti-smoking campaign that included reimbursements for people moving to tobacco substitutes and cigarette price increases.

Public Health May 29, 2018

Hot Tea May Increase Risk For Esophageal Cancer In Cigarette Smokers And Alcohol Drinkers

A study involving nearly 500,000 adults in China suggests that smokers and heavy drinkers who drink hot tea regularly may have increased risk of developing esophageal cancer. How can the hot beverage cause the potentially fatal disease?

Public Health February 6, 2018

What Is Dripping? Study Finds 1 In 4 Teens Who Smoke E-Cigarettes Tried The Trend

Study found that 1 in 4 teens who have smoked an e-cigarette have also tried dripping before, the method that consists of vaping without the use of a tank cartridge for a strong hit with more clouds.

Public Health February 6, 2017

E-Cigarettes Encourage Youth To Use Tobacco Products, New Study Suggests

A new study conducted by the University Of California reveals that e-cigarettes are increasing the number of youth smokers rather than reducing it. The study was published in the journal Pediatrics on Jan. 23.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 23, 2017

Smoking One Cigarette Per Day Still Linked To Higher Risk Of Early Death

Occasional smoking, or smoking only between one and 10 cigarettes per day is still linked with early death. People who smoke lightly also have higher risk of dying from lung cancer, heart disease or respiratory diseases compared with those who never smoked.

Public Health December 5, 2016

Most Smokers Ignore Pictorial Warnings On Cigarette Packs

The majority of smokers in India ignore visual warnings on cigarette packs, a new survey has found. Despite the government's recent rule to increase the visual warnings from 20 to 85 percent, most smokers remain unaffected.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2016

Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs Do Not Scare Away Smokers

Graphic warnings printed on cigarette packs are supposed to discourage smoking. A new study, however, has found the images do not discourage smokers from lighting up.

Life February 24, 2016

Even US Smokers Think Cigarette Purchasing Age Should Be Raised To 21: Study

Most Americans including former and current smokers are amenable to the idea of raising the minimum age requirement for buying tobacco products to 21.

Life July 8, 2015

Underage Smokers Easily Buying e-Cigarettes Online: Study

Many states in the U.S. prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors but young people below 18 years old are still able to get them because they can easily buy them online.

Life March 3, 2015

Finally Medicare Agrees To Pay For Smokers' Lung Cancer Screening

Medicare will pay for the lung cancer screening by low-dose CT of smokers on certain conditions. The move could save many lives, advocates say.

Life February 9, 2015

More U.S. families making sure home is smoke-free zone

More U.S. families prefer homes as smoke-free zones. A CDC report suggests that the percentage of smokers have also reduced from 43 percent in 1965 to 18 percent in 2012.

Life September 5, 2014

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