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Remember the vaping crisis? Well, it hasn’t gone anywhere

It can be hard to recall the news cycle Before Corona, but as summer gave way to fall in 2019, another public health problem dominated the headlines: the vaping crisis. At the time, the country was seeing a steep rise in hospitalizations for e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI for short), mostly of young people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A staggering 2,807 hospitalizations or deaths were reported to the agency as of February 18, 2020, which peaked in September 2019. […]

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‘Higher cigarettes prices lead to quit smoking’

Islamabad : A 50 per cent increase in price would lead to the same amount of reduction in cigarette demand in Pakistan as majority of smokers would prefer to quit instead of switching to other brands. This is revealed in a research study, ‘Switch, Reduce or Quit: How do smokers respond to tobacco tax increases in Pakistan,’ carried out by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in Islamabad. The study finds that increase in prices would help reduce cigarette consumption, adding that higher the prices, higher the reduction […]

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What’s Up | Calendars |

TODAYBridges to Shore — 5:30 p.m., St. George’s Church, 1024 SE Cass Ave., Roseburg. 541-673-7552. Bike and Dine Ride — 6 p.m., meet at Blue Zones Project Office, 556 SE Jackson St., Roseburg. The team will host an easy bike ride suitable for all riding abilities and will end at a Blue Zones approved restaurant. Alcoholics Anonymous — 7-8 p.m., Hole in the Ground, 922 SE Cass Ave., Roseburg. 541-673-7552. Sutherlin Alcoholics Anonymous Group — 7 p.m., Sutherlin Senior Center, 202 E. Central Ave. 541-673-7552. SATURDAYMother’s […]

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Researchers Studying Plant-Based Drug to Help Quit Smoking – NBC Boston

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