Teen drinking and smoking habits examined in survery of youth risk behaviors (dailyRx News) Parents can try to teach their kids safe habits, but when it comes down to it, teens will make their own decisions. The CDC has released new data on teens’ potentially risky behaviors. A new report released by the Centers for…

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Physical activity levels in smokers lower than in adults who did not smoke (dailyRx News) Plenty of smokers also exercise and try to stay fit. But researchers behind a new study found that they still might not fare as well as non-smokers. This new study compared physical activity levels between a group of generally healthy…

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Smokers with mental illness were able to stop smoking for long periods with medication and therapy (dailyRx News) A cigarette habit can be hard to kick, especially for people with serious mental illnesses. Luckily, there’s a medication that might make the quitting process easier. A recent study found that tobacco smokers with a serious mental…

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Varenicline and bupropion combination therapy for smoking cessation had short term results (dailyRx News) Smoking causes one in five deaths in the US. Varenicline and bupropion are approved to help smokers quit, but are only partly effective. Using both medications together might work better. Researchers conducted a clinical study to determine if the combination of…

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