The Great American Smokeout® – November 21

Quitting smoking isn’t easy. It takes time. And a plan. You don’t have to stop smoking in one day. Start with day one. Let the Great American Smokeout event on November 21 be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. You’ll be joining thousands of people who smoke across the country in taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing your cancer risk. Plus, the American Cancer Society can help you access the resources and support you need to quit.

Quitting starts here!

E-cigarettes are gaining traction in the research sector

E-cigarettes are gaining traction in the research sector.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has issued a study which shows the use of e-cigarettes to enhance lung cancer in mice.  Read on for more information.  https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/10/01/1911321116

Electronic-Cigarettes: Health Impacts and Emerging Policy Implications

LaDeana Smedlund, APRN, Dr. Radu Neamu, and Jennifer Miller, PhD, APRN of Nebraska Pulmonary Specialties, have collaborated to showcase the dangers of e-cigarettes and the unfortunate expansion of use. Current policy does not address the severe dangers and implications this can have on public health.  Read here for more information!