Items Tagged ‘smoking cessation’

Health risks of vaping in youth

August 23, 2018

Health risks of vaping in youth

By uclahealth uclahealth

Vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes, is increasingly popular among young people in the U.S. Since most tobacco use begins during the teen years, there is a push to help prevent it — and the resulting nicotine addiction — from ever beginning. This starts by addressing the misconception among young people that vaping is not […]

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Tags: e-cigarettes, risks of vaping, smoke inhalation, smoking, smoking cessation, tobacco, vaping


New U Bar promotes better health through technology

June 29, 2016

New U Bar promotes better health through technology

By uclahealth uclahealth

Health and fitness applications (apps) for tablets and smartphones make it easier for patients to take charge of their healthcare. But with hundreds of apps to choose from, identifying which apps are best suited to an individual can be a challenge. “If an app is too complicated, or a patient doesn’t readily see that it […]

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Tags: apps, children’s health, disease management, fitness, health and fitness applications, interactive health technology, iPads, mental health, myuclahealth, nutrition, pregnancy, smoking cessation


Quit smoking: Six tips to go cold turkey

May 5, 2016

Quit smoking: Six tips to go cold turkey

By uclahealth uclahealth

If you’re ready to give up smoking, take note: a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that smokers who abruptly stopped smoking altogether experienced higher long-term cessation rates than those who weaned off the habit by reducing their tobacco intake over time. So if you think you’re ready to kick the […]

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Tags: cigerettes, cold turkey, nicotine patches, nicotine-replacement, smokers, smoking cessation, tobacco