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Vaping and Your Health: Here’s What You Need to Know

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jennifer Wilson, MD. a thoracic surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses vaping and your health

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23-Sep-2019 9:35 AM EDT
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23-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719396

FAQs: Vaping Illness

University of Utah Health

Answers to frequently asked questions about an urgent public health concern: vaping illness.

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20-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719314

Smoking Abstinence Has Little Impact on the Motivation for Food

University at Buffalo

It’s sometimes thought that smokers who can’t light up are likely to reach for food in lieu of cigarettes. But new research from the University at Buffalo suggests that smoking abstinence doesn’t greatly affect the motivation for food. The study, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, used cues and actual money to learn how much smokers might spend for cigarettes, food and water during abstinence. The results provide new insights for how different systems control motivation and reward.

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19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 718919

Flavoring Ingredient Exceeds Safety Levels in E-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco

Duke Health

A potential carcinogen that has been banned as a food additive is present in concerningly high levels in electronic cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, according to a new study from Duke Health.

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12-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718850

Menthol restrictions may hike cigarette costs, reduce health disparities

Washington University in St. Louis

Restricting the sale of menthol cigarettes to tobacco specialty shops may reduce the number of retailers and increase the cost of smoking, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.“Targeting the tobacco retail environment is rapidly emerging as the next frontier in tobacco control,” said Todd Combs, research assistant professor at the Brown School and lead author of the study “Modelling the Impact of Menthol Sales Restrictions and Retailer Density Reduction Policies: Insights From Tobacco Town Minnesota,” published Aug.

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11-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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