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Doctors: Give Smokers E-Cigs To Help Them Quit
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Although there is a possibility that e-cigarettes could cause some long-term harm, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has said such devices have the potential to make a “major contribution” to preventing premature death and disease among smokers.

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E-cigarettes are estimated to have helped 16000-22000 smokers in England to …
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The UCL team has been tracking the rapid rise in use of e-cigarettes using monthly national surveys and estimates that in 2014 almost 900,000 smokers used one of these products to try to quit (see “Electronic cigarettes in England – latest trends” (ref …

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E-Cigarettes, As Used, Aren’t Helping Smokers Quit, Study Shows
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Electronic cigarettes are widely promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a new analysis from UC San Francisco found that adult smokers who use e-cigarettes are actually 28 percent less likely to stop smoking cigarettes. The …

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Controversial study suggests e-cigs draw young smokers to regular cigarettes
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“This is the question people are asking: Are e-cigarettes helpful for people as a gateway out of cigarette smoking, or might they also be a gateway in?” said Brian A. Primack, director of the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media …

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Half A Million Smokers Switch To E-Cigarettes
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Nearly half a million tobacco smokers in Britain have switched to electronic cigarettes in the last year as they try to kick the habit, according to research. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said there are now 2.6 million UK vapers, up from 2.1 …

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E-Cigarette Smokers Less Likely To Quit Smoking, Study Claims
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E-cigarettes allow the smokers to inhale nicotine while avoiding the harm of tobacco smoke. Estimates show that two thirds of e-cigarette smokers, commonly known as ‘vapers’ are current smokers – many of whom are trying to quit, and the remainder of …

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Study: Smokers tapping multiple sources for nicotine fix
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The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. It’s a preliminary finding, but it highlights some key questions as health officials assess electronic …

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Review finds e-cigarettes may help smokers quit
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London – Evidence suggests e-cigarettes help smokers quit, but more research is needed to confirm this and find out if “vaping” nicotine is better than using patches or gum, scientists said on Wednesday. In an international review of available evidence …

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UMass Boston Study: Smokers Who Use E-Cigarettes Regularly More Likely to …
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Electronic cigarettes—a tobacco-free alternative to traditional cigarettes that generated more than $400 million in sales last year—have ignited controversy throughout the country as politicians and public health officials decide whether to include …

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Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit
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This concept, called harm reduction, “is probably the most important and the most contentious issue that the tobacco community is dealing with right now,” said Tom Glynn, who recently retired as the Cancer Society’s top scientist on the e-cigarette issue.

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Studies Show E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit
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For years, advocates for smoke-free alternatives, such as electronic cigarettes and other e-vapor products, have known that these products are effective at helping smokers quit or dramatically reduce their cigarette consumption. Some, including myself …

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Burning Insurance Question: Are 'Vapers' Smokers?
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WASHINGTON—Federal regulators are weighing whether health insurers who participate in Affordable Care Act exchanges can levy a tobacco surcharge on e-cigarette users, the latest point of debate over the products' health risks. The 2010 health law …

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