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Healthy people over 65 years of age recommended to get a heart check-up before non-cardiac surgery

Healthy people over 65 years of age recommended to get a heart check-up before non-cardiac surgery

Giving out vape starter kit vouchers on the NHS could help entrenched smokers quit

Giving out vape starter kit vouchers on the NHS could help entrenched smokers quit

Lung cancer patients in a screening program who participated in stop smoking study achieve more than 30% abstinence rates

Lung cancer patients in a screening program who participated in stop smoking study achieve more than 30% abstinence rates

Varenicline and cytisine not more efficacious than nicotine to treat risky drinking and smoking, study says

Varenicline and cytisine not more efficacious than nicotine to treat risky drinking and smoking, study says

Study finds declines in smoking cessation activity after the onset of COVID-19

Study finds declines in smoking cessation activity after the onset of COVID-19

Study shows efficacy and safety of cytisine as a smoking cessation therapy

Study shows efficacy and safety of cytisine as a smoking cessation therapy

Rutgers researchers highlight the need for a balanced approach to examine adult e-cigarette use

Rutgers researchers highlight the need for a balanced approach to examine adult e-cigarette use

Cigarette smokers who try to quit often become dual nicotine users

Cigarette smokers who try to quit often become dual nicotine users

Pairing phone-based smoking cessation and lung screening programs could maximize health benefits, cut costs

Pairing phone-based smoking cessation and lung screening programs could maximize health benefits, cut costs

Can AI-chatbots promote health-lifestyle changes?

Can AI-chatbots promote health-lifestyle changes?

Tobacco-cessation program must be expanded and extended to curb smoking among prisoners

Tobacco-cessation program must be expanded and extended to curb smoking among prisoners

Study finds above-average rates of mortality from gastric cancer in South Florida

Study finds above-average rates of mortality from gastric cancer in South Florida

Managing smoking cessation via a healthcare system model seems better than telephone quitline

Managing smoking cessation via a healthcare system model seems better than telephone quitline

Vitamins are a waste of money for non-pregnant and healthy Americans, scientists say

Vitamins are a waste of money for non-pregnant and healthy Americans, scientists say

Area-level education and income linked with patients' lung cancer stage at the time of diagnosis

Area-level education and income linked with patients' lung cancer stage at the time of diagnosis

Varenicline improves quit rates among African American daily smokers

Varenicline improves quit rates among African American daily smokers

Study: Male smokers are at increased risk of osteoporosis, bone fractures, and early death

Study: Male smokers are at increased risk of osteoporosis, bone fractures, and early death

Banning menthol cigarettes likely to benefit public health and may lead to social justice and equity

Banning menthol cigarettes likely to benefit public health and may lead to social justice and equity

Use of RAAS inhibitors reduced aneurysm rupture risk by 18%, finds study

Use of RAAS inhibitors reduced aneurysm rupture risk by 18%, finds study

UH experts in cloning and stem cell science take the first step toward unraveling cystic fibrosis

UH experts in cloning and stem cell science take the first step toward unraveling cystic fibrosis