Tag Archives: Smokers

E-Cigarette Users Who Also Smoke Experience More Respiratory Symptoms Than Conventional Smokers

Smokers who also use e-cigarettes experience more common respiratory symptoms than conventional smokers, according to materials provided by the European Lung Foundation and presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. Two different studies explain the reported risks associated with e-cigarettes, and many are finding the reports surprising. The first study examined 122 commonly sold e-cigarettes in Europe. The researchers ...

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Cigarette Tax To Impact California Smokers In A Big Way Starting Today

A new California cigarette tax is taking effect today, and it is no April Fool’s joke. An additional $ 2.00 per pack will now be charged on each pack of cigarettes. California smokers have known about the impending cigarette tax since November, when Proposition 56 was passed, and it has prompted some smokers to stock up on cartons of cigarettes ...

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Doctors Starting To Refuse To Operate On Smokers? Here’s The Reason Why

By now it is common knowledge that smoking is bad for the human body, you don’t need anymore science to prove this, but it seems that smoking may now keep you from being operated on. It is well known that smoking is bad for the human body, but it looks as if doctors are becoming hesitant to do surgeries on ...

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Ibuprofen Reduces Risk Of Death From Lung Cancer Among Former And Current Smokers, Researchers Say

Ibuprofen is known to reduce pain, fevers, and inflammation, but might also have a startling new application as well. Study findings presented at the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Vienna, Austria indicated that regular use of ibuprofen might also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer. This possible benefit appears to apply to both former ...

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Australia To Charge Cigarette Smokers $45 Per Pack By 2020

Australian cigarette smokers will pay over $ 45 per pack (about $ 33.86 in US Dollars) by 2020, in a move the Australian government hopes will cut back on smoking Down Under, as well as raise $ 4.7 billion in tax revenue. As The Guardian reports, Australia intends to raise the cigarette tax incrementally, 12.5 percent each year beginning in ...

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How To Quit Smoking? Science Unravels ‘Best Strategy’ For Smokers

Many smokers have grappled with one rather perturbing question for years. How to call it quits once and for all? Finally, new study on smoking habits seems to have addressed the question compellingly. The study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine has brought to light some revealing findings in this regard. Smokers are usually quite happy to contend ...

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Smokers More Likely To Kick The Habit On Mondays

It might seem like a strange statistic, but a new study discovered smokers are more likely to kick their habit on a Monday (or at least consider it). The statistic comes by way of a study on Google searches, which shows that more people search for “quit smoking help” and similar terms on Mondays. Searches for smoking help then decline ...

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