Coronavirus is giving smokers incentive to quit, and social distancing could help them do it

An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.

Amy Harrington, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School • conversation
May 5, 2020 ~7 min

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Teen vaping rising fast, and Harvard official is concerned

Amid studies showing e-cigarette use rising rapidly among teens, public health officials who recognize the devices’ potential to reduce health hazards discuss the need to tailor their message to keep the devices out of the hands of the young, according to the head of Harvard’s Center for Global Tobacco Control.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Dec. 18, 2018 ~17 min

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