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Quit-Smoking Drug Chantix May Also Help Folks Stop Vaping

“We had a 15 percent difference in quit rates, with those in the medication group having a quit rate of 45 percent,” said lead researcher Lisa Fucito, director of the Tobacco Treatment Service at the Yale Cancer Center in New Haven, Conn.

Source: HealthDay
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  • Serving by welcoming all voices

    In the latest Yale Child Study Center “On Leadership” blog post and newsletter column, Daryn David, PhD reflects on a recent YCSC Grand Rounds session she hosted with Nii Addy, PhD, who serves as the Albert E. Kent Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at Yale.

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  • Time for a Focus on Cessation of E-Cigarettes

    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry, and Lisa Fucito, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, are co-authors of a commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine that proposes health care professionals and policy makers focus on developing targeted and tailored interventions to address e-cigarette use.

    Source: JAMA Internal Medicine
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  • Understanding Youth Nicotine Use to Prevent Initiation and Escalation

    Using multiple nicotine products can be associated with higher levels of nicotine dependence among youth and increased mortality in adults, compared with the use of one product alone, according to a recent study in Preventive Medicine. Patricia Simon, PhD, assistant professor adjunct of psychiatry, is lead author.

    Source: Yale News
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  • Yale Cancer Center Faculty and Trainees Present at AACR Annual Meeting

    The AACR Annual Meeting is the focal point of the cancer research community, where scientists, clinicians, other health care professionals, survivors, patients, and advocates gather to share the latest advances in cancer science and medicine. From population science and prevention; to cancer biology, translational, and clinical studies; to survivorship and advocacy; the AACR Annual Meeting highlights the work of the best minds in cancer research from institutions all over the world.

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