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E-Cigarettes: Are They Better For You Than the Real Deal?

E-Cigarettes: Are They Better For You Than the Real Deal?

  While restrictions on smoking cigarettes become stricter and stricter, and taxes on them rise across the country, there is an heated debate over the safety and regulation of electronic cigarettes. Many view electronic cigarettes as a helpful cessation tool, or as a safer alternative to smoking the real thing. Although there haven’t been any large-scale conclusive studies, it would seem to make sense that there are less disastrous health effects associated with e-cigarettes than their … Read entire article »

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Smoking Rates Higher Among People with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Smoking Rates Higher Among People with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

  Adults with a mental illness or a substance use disorder represent about 25 percent of the U.S. population but account for nearly 40 percent of all cigarettes smoked in the country, according to a new study by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The researchers also said that the smoking rate among adults aged 18 and older with a mental illness or substance use disorder is about 38 percent, compared with less … Read entire article »

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