Hookah may be worse for you than cigarettes

One draw from a hookah waterpipe can contain as many noxious substances as smoke from an entire cigarette, research shows.

Brian Bell-UC Irvine | Aug. 13, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine smoking tobacco

Nope, ‘environmentally friendly’ cigarettes aren’t healthy

"Marketing language that obscures these health harms, even indirectly through questionable pro-environment claims, ought to be prohibited."

Rob Jordan-Stanford | Aug. 6, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cigarettes marketing smoking surveys

Program cuts smoking among people getting cancer treatment

A new program gives people getting cancer treatment a chance to stop smoking and improve their health.

Jim Dryden-WUSTL | July 25, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine addiction cancer smoking

E-cigarette restrictions keep pregnant teens smoking

Laws banning the sale of e-cigarettes to teenagers may cut the chance that pregnant teens quit smoking actual cigarettes.

Jennifer French Giarratano-Georgia State | July 15, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine electronic-cigarettes laws pregnancy smoking teenagers

E-cigarette bans may keep more people smoking tobacco

"It makes no sense to keep deadly smoked tobacco products on store shelves but say that vaping products must be taken off."

Rachel Harrison-NYU | July 11, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine electronic-cigarettes laws nicotine smoking

Most electronic cigarette users want to quit

In a new study, 60 percent of electronic cigarette users say they want to quit and many have already tried or plan to stop soon.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | May 21, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine addiction cigarettes electronic-cigarettes nicotine smoking

Mindfulness app cuts smoking. Brain scans suggest how

New research indicates that apps, in this case a mindfulness app, can deliver evidence-based treatment affordably and accessibly.

Mollie Rappe-Brown | May 21, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine addiction apps brains cigarettes mindfulness smoking

Webinar aims to get psychiatrists to treat smoking

Psychiatrists often disregard their patients' smoking. Online training for psychiatry residents could change that.

Megan Schumann-Rutgers | April 22, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine addiction physicians psychiatry smoking

More adults wrongly think vaping is worse than cigarettes

The number of Americans who think electronic cigarettes are as bad or worse than the real thing is up. That highlights the need for better info.

Jennifer Rainey Marquez-Georgia State | March 29, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine electronic-cigarettes smoking surveys

Can easier access to e-cigarettes boost health?

Making electronic cigarettes easier to get could help boost health in Australia and New Zealand, researchers say.

U. Melbourne | March 20, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine addiction australia electronic-cigarettes new-zealand smoking

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