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Study: No Heart Risk with Smoking-Cessation Meds

In a large, head-to-head comparison trial of major smoking-cessation therapies, use of the medications was not associated with an increased risk for heart attack or stroke, researchers reported. The incidence of major cardiovascular events was low over a year of follow-up in users of varenicline (Chantix), bupropion hydrochloride (Zyban), nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT), and placebo, and […]

Does Smoking Run in Families? Malia Obama Picks Up Dad’s Bad Habit

One of President Barack Obama’s daughters, Malia Obama, was caught smoking what appeared to be a cigarette at the annual Harvard-Yale football game on Saturday. Barack Obama also smoked, though he quit his daily habit by the time he became president. But could he have passed the deady practice on to his daughter? It’s entirely possible. Several large studies have […]

No Link Between Anti-Smoking Drugs, Mental Health Issues: Study

The anti-smoking drugs Chantix (varenicline) and Wellbutrin (bupropion) don’t appear to raise the risk of serious mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts, a new study suggests. “Clinical guidelines recommend that the most effective way to give up smoking is smoking cessation medication and counseling. However, smokers do not use these services […]

Could This Clever Cigarette Design Help You Quit Smoking?

Quitting smoking cold turkey is admirable, but also extremely hard — which is why we have all sorts of things that attempt to slowly wean us off cigarettes, from patches to gum to hypnosis. And now, here come redesigned cigarettes. Yi Wen-Tseng gave cigarettes four clever overhauls with the intention of making smoking a little […]

Study Finds E-Cigarettes No Threat to Heart

Electronic cigarettes, an increasingly popular option among smokers trying to quit, do not appear to pose a threat to the heart, according to results of a clinical study presented on Saturday. Greek researchers said e-cigarettes – battery-powered metal tubes that transform liquid laced with nicotine into vapour – had no adverse effects on cardiac function […]

Smokers Turn to E-cigs to Quit

One of the things the researchers of this study learned was that most of the people who used e-cigarettes had quit smoking and had switched completely to the electronic product. Read entire post at PennLive.com