Tag: smoking

Nov 16 2018

She Couldn't Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.

ImageBrittany Kligman was smoking a pack a day, getting increased sinus infections and had stopped working out, till she tried vaping.CreditCreditJoshua Bright for The New York Times She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul. Millions embrace e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aids. Will restricting the devices for teenagers put former adult smokers who vape at […]

Nov 15 2018

FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes To Fight Teen Smoking

Enlarge this image FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said he wants to ban menthol cigarettes because teenagers often become addicted to nicotine by smoking them. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it seek a ban on the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes. The announcement came […]

Nov 11 2018

Quitting smoking focus of Great American Smoke Out

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Quitting smoking focus of Great American Smoke Out  La Crosse Tribune WRFC encourages smokers to make a plan to quit smoking during the American Cancer Society’s Great American …  Watertown Public Opinion US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low  CNN Full coverage Source link

Nov 09 2018

US Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cigarette smoking rates have dropped to the lowest level ever recorded, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. “This new all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment — and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to […]

Nov 09 2018

Cigarette smoking hits a low in the US, but don't thank vapes for it

The number of cigarette smokers in the US hit the lowest levels public health officials have ever seen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today. But even though e-cigarette companies tout vapes as alternatives to cigarettes, this dramatic drop in smoking isn’t necessarily because of a rise in vaping. Only about 14 percent […]

Nov 08 2018

US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low

“The good news is that cigarette smoking has reached unprecedented lows, which is a tremendous public health win, down to 14 percent from over 40 percent in the mid-1960s,” said Brian King, senior author of the report and deputy director for research translation at the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. About 47.4 million Americans, […]

Nov 08 2018

CDC: Cigarette smoking hits new low among adults, but youth vaping 'epidemic' still a concern

Jayne O’Donnell USA TODAY Published 1:10 PM EST Nov 8, 2018 Cigarette smoking has reached the lowest level ever recorded among U.S. adults – and the youth smoking rate dropped even farther, the federal government reported Thursday. About 14 percent of U.S. adults, or 34 million people, smoked cigarettes in the last 30 days, down from 15.5 […]

Oct 22 2018

Not enough exercise as bad as smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, Cleveland Clinic study says

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Being unfit is worse than having high blood pressure,  being diabetic or smoking, suggests a recent Cleveland Clinic study. Cleveland Clinic research shows that cardiorespiratory fitness can translate to a longer lifespan, and that couch potatoes have a health risk that’s the same as or greater than risk factors such as cardiovascular […]

Oct 22 2018

Not exercising enough is worse for you than smoking and diabetes, study suggests

Brett Molina USA TODAY Published 10:07 AM EDT Oct 22, 2018 Don’t exercise enough? It might pose a greater risk to your health than smoking, diabetes or heart disease, a study suggests. Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic studied more than 122,000 patients who participated in treadmill testing between 1991 and 2014. Results showed better cardiorespiratory […]

Oct 21 2018

Skipping workouts worse for health than smoking, diabetes, study says

Skipping workouts worse for health than smoking, diabetes, study says Diabetes and heart disease certainly affect your health. However, not exercising may be even more detrimental, according to a new report.  Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic recently conducted a study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open, to determine the association between cardiorespiratory […]