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Four hundred and sixty brands of e-cigarettes and counting: implications for product regulation
Introduction E-cigarettes are largely unregulated and internet sales are substantial. This study examines how the online market for e-cigarettes has changed over time: in product design and inExpand
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Evidence of real-world effectiveness of a telephone quitline for smokers.
BACKGROUND Telephone services that offer smoking-cessation counseling (quitlines) have proliferated in recent years, encouraged by positive results of clinical trials. The question remains, however,Expand
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The Use and Perception of Electronic Cigarettes and Snus among the U.S. Population
Background E-cigarettes have generated controversy in the tobacco control field similar to that of Swedish snus, which came to the U.S. market six years earlier. Some argue that e-cigarettes haveExpand
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Using Twitter to Examine Smoking Behavior and Perceptions of Emerging Tobacco Products
Background Social media platforms such as Twitter are rapidly becoming key resources for public health surveillance applications, yet little is known about Twitter users’ levels of informedness andExpand
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The impact of financial incentives and a patient registry on preventive care quality: increasing provider adherence to evidence-based smoking cessation practice guidelines.
BACKGROUND This study tested the effects of two organizational support processes, the provision of financial incentives for superior clinical performance and the availability of a patient (smoker)Expand
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A population study of low-rate smokers: quitting history and instability over time.
This study used 1 longitudinal and 2 cross-seconal population surveys to compare stability of low-rate daily smokers (less than 5 cigarettes per day) with other daily smokers and occasional smokers.Expand
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Interventions to increase smoking cessation at the population level: how much progress has been made in the last two decades?
This paper reviews the literature on smoking cessation interventions, with a focus on the last 20 years (1991 to 2010). These two decades witnessed major development in a wide range of cessationExpand
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Use of e-cigarettes by individuals with mental health conditions
Background Individuals with mental health conditions (MHC) have disproportionately high tobacco-related morbidity and mortality due to high smoking prevalence rates. As high consumers of cigarettes,Expand
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The effects of a multilingual telephone quitline for Asian smokers: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Although telephone counseling services (quitlines) have become a popular behavioral intervention for smoking cessation in the United States, such services are scarce for Asian immigrantsExpand
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A comparison of smoking behaviors among medical and other college students in China.
A survey of students' smoking in China (n = 1896), comparing medical students with college students in non-medical majors, was carried out to determine whether a medical education has a preventiveExpand
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