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Social hookah smoking prevalent among adolescents

Social hookah smoking prevalent among adolescents
July 2, 2018

Read the Perspective from Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH

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Light smokers more likely than past heavy smokers to develop lung disease

May 22, 2018
Long-term light smokers were at greater risk for obstructive lung disease, emphysema and lung function decline than heavy smokers who quit, according to findings…
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Only 1.9% of eligible heavy smokers screened for lung cancer

May 17, 2018
Of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers eligible for screening, only 1.9% underwent screening in 2016, according to an analysis of national screening…

American Cancer Society: E-cigarettes better than combustible tobacco, but not harmless

May 14, 2018
The American Cancer Society released a position statement that cautiously accepts electronic cigarettes as less harmful than combustible tobacco products for smokers who…
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Tobacco Myths: The Older Adult Perspective

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, May 2015, Volume 41 Issue 5
Twenty adults ages 50 and older who had ceased using tobacco for 1 year or longer were interviewed. Participants…
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VIDEO: Leone: FDA regulating e-cigarettes reduces ‘potential for harm;’ ACP applauds decision

May 7, 2016
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