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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 in… Expand
Evidence of real-world effectiveness of a telephone quitline for smokers.
- Shu-Hong Zhu, C. Anderson, +4 authors E. Gutiérrez-Terrell
- The New England journal of medicine
- 3 October 2002
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
The Use and Perception of Electronic Cigarettes and Snus among the U.S. Population
- Shu-Hong Zhu, A. Gamst, Madeleine Lee, S. Cummins, L. Yin, Leslie Zoref
- PloS one
- 24 October 2013
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 have… Expand
Using Twitter to Examine Smoking Behavior and Perceptions of Emerging Tobacco Products
- Mark Myslín, Shu-Hong Zhu, W. Chapman, M. Conway
- Journal of medical Internet research
- 1 August 2013
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 and… Expand
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
A population study of low-rate smokers: quitting history and instability over time.
- Shu-Hong Zhu, J. Sun, Sally Hawkins, John Pierce, S. Cummins
- Health psychology : official journal of the…
- 1 May 2003
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
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 cessation… Expand
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
The effects of a multilingual telephone quitline for Asian smokers: a randomized controlled trial.
- Shu-Hong Zhu, S. Cummins, S. Wong, A. Gamst, Gary J Tedeschi, Jasmine Reyes-Nocon
- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
- 22 February 2012
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 immigrants… Expand
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 preventive… Expand