|"Don't Miss Opportunity To Make Hospital Grounds Smoke Free" Says BMA, UK
BMA Cymru Wales has today renewed its call for hospital grounds to be made smoke-free.
|New Report Suggests Will Power Alone Not Effective In Helping Smokers Quit
People who wish to stop smoking can significantly increase their chances of success by using medications such as bupropion, nicotine patch, gum, or an inhaler, according to a new report by researchers at the RTI International-University of North Carolin
|Youths Exposed To Images Of Smoking On Televised Movie Trailers
Despite a ban on tobacco advertising on television, nearly all U.S. children age 12 to 17 years may have been exposed to tobacco use through movie advertisements televised in 2001 to 2002, according to an article in the September issue of Archives of P
|Pediatricians Not Doing Enough To Stop Parental Smoking
Parental smoking is a pediatrician's business, experts say, yet many are reluctant to tell parents to stop smoking and offer little support for efforts to quit, a new study suggests.
|Pennsylvania Dental Association's Health Advice Decidedly Unhealthy, Says Renowned Tobacco Expert
The following is a statement
by Dr. Brad Rodu, oral pathologist and professor of medicine at the
University of Louisville and an endowed chair in tobacco harm reduction
|Aktiv-Dry Awarded Research Grant To Develop Inhalable Vaccine To Help Stop Smoking
Aktiv-Dry LLC, a biotechnology
company dedicated to developing inhalable aerosol vaccines, has been
awarded a 0,000 SBIR grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse at
the National Institutes of Health to develop an inhalable nicotine vaccine
|US Cigarettes Have 10% More Nicotine Today Than Six Years Ago
|All tobacco brands have been increasing the nicotine dosage in each cigarette steadily during the last six years, says a report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
|Therapeutic Nicotine Fast Facts - Celebrating Ten Years Of Progress
|Smoking increases the number of receptors in a smoker's brain that thrive on nicotine. Take that nicotine away, as with quitting, and the receptors "call out" for it, something the smoker feels as a craving. Cravings can be intense and last
|Myths And Truths About Therapeutic Nicotine
|Currently, 70 percent of the 44.5 million adult smokers in the United States say they would like to quit, and about 40 percent make an attempt to quit each year. However, less than 15 percent of those quitters take advantage of therapeutic nicotine, whi
|Tobacco: Smokeless Does Not Equal Harmless
You don't smoke it. You don't
sniff it. You don't even have to swallow it, but its effects can harm your
body nevertheless. It's smokeless tobacco.
|Mental Health Units Should Not Be Exempt From Smoking Ban In UK
Exempting mental health units from the ban on smoking in public places would worsen health inequalities for people with mental health problems, warn doctors in this week's BMJ.