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The New York Times reports a new study published in JAMA which found that even for smokers who are not yet prepared to quit, taking medication over time can significantly improve their chances of eventually leaving the deadly habit behind. Previously set guidelines have told doctors only to prescribe...
According to CBS News, continued use of the hookah pipe may lead teenagers to start smoking cigarettes. A study published in JAMA found that a multitude of flavor variations, attractive packaging, and low prices lure in teenagers which can subsequently lead to cigarette smoking. Approximately 1,050...
According to CBS News, nearly 25 percent of high school students are using tobacco products, 90 percent of whom are smoking either cigarettes, cigars, hookahs or pipes. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that more than 12 percent of high school students are currently using...