This approach could cut lung cancer deaths by 14%

"Smoking cessation interventions at... lung screening could result in many additional lung cancer deaths prevented and considerable life-years gained."

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
March 10, 2020 ~4 min

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Smokers carry scary compounds on their skin and clothes

Cigarette smokers bring dangerous compounds into non-smoking environments on their skin and clothes, researchers report.

Fred Mamoun-Yale • futurity
March 5, 2020 ~5 min

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Just 14% of young people vape

Our fears of a youth vaping epidemic may be overblown: A new study finds that most teens don't vape—and those that do, don't on a regular basis.

Rachel Harrison-NYU • futurity
Jan. 28, 2020 ~5 min

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Vaping ups risk of self-reported COPD

A study finds that people who vape have a higher risk of self-reported COPD, the third leading cause of death associated with smoking.

Susanne Pallo-Rochester • futurity
Jan. 9, 2020 ~3 min

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What you can do before menopause to ease hot flashes

Women who maintain a healthy body weight and quit smoking before age 40 could ease hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, researchers report.

U. Queensland • futurity
Nov. 11, 2019 ~3 min

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E-cigarette taxes will push people to tobacco

"E-cigarettes and cigarettes are economic substitutes… So if you raise the tax on one product, you will increase use of the other product."

Jennifer French Giarratano-Georgia State • futurity
Nov. 4, 2019 ~3 min

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Expert: Vaping deaths and injuries are ‘very terrifying’

With the recent spate of deaths and severe injuries linked to vaping, an expert weighs in on what she calls a "terrifying" crisis.

Kat McAlpine-Boston • futurity
Sept. 27, 2019 ~8 min

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Smoking abstinence doesn’t really make us want to eat more

Smoking abstinence doesn't have that much effect on our desire to eat, a new study shows.

Bert Gambini-Buffalo • futurity
Sept. 20, 2019 ~5 min

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Are the vaping risks real? 3 questions for an expert

Vaping risks, and even deaths, are in the news. Here's a tobacco dependence expert's take on the issue.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Sept. 16, 2019 ~2 min

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Menthol cigarette restrictions could hike cost, cut use

"Targeting the tobacco retail environment is rapidly emerging as the next frontier in tobacco control."

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Sept. 13, 2019 ~3 min

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