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Costly Cigarettes and Smoke-Free Homes

October 17, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say high-priced cigarettes and smoke-free homes effectively reduce smoking behaviors among low-income individuals – a demographic in which tobacco use has remained comparatively high.

Total Smoking Bans Work Best

December 18, 2013

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting back or quitting entirely.

Health Risks of COVID-19 Spurred More Smokers to Quit

August 4, 2022

…of COVID-19 Spurred More Smokers to Quit New UC San Diego Rady School of Management study is first to track smoking behavior at the individual level during the pandemic Being a smoker makes it more likely for a person to have severe COVID-19 symptoms, require hospitalization or die, which may…

Mutational Signature Linking Bladder Cancer and Tobacco Smoking Found With New AI Tool

September 26, 2022

UC San Diego researchers have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking. The work could help identify what environmental factors, such as exposure to tobacco smoke and UV radiation, cause cancer in certain patients.

I Smoke, But I’m Not a Smoker

February 11, 2014

While smoking among California adults has dramatically declined in recent decades, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report there is a surprisingly large number of people who say they use cigarettes, but don’t consider themselves to be “smokers.”

Lung Cancer Deaths are 28 Percent Lower in California

October 10, 2018

…to fewer people ever smoking, reduced the amount used by those who do smoke and helped smokers quit at a younger age — when their risk of developing lung cancer is lowest. As a result, lung cancer deaths are 28 percent lower in California compared to the rest of the…

Cigarette Smoke Makes Superbugs More Aggressive

April 2, 2015

…San Diego School of Medicine now report that cigarette smoke may make matters worse. The study, published March 30 by Infection and Immunity, shows that MRSA bacteria exposed to cigarette smoke become even more resistant to killing by the immune system.

Study Suggests Menthol Cigarettes Increase Youth Smoking, Nicotine Addiction

June 6, 2022

Menthol cigarettes increase youth smoking and nicotine addiction report researchers at the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego.

Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Labels Led Smokers to Hide Packs

June 2, 2022

Graphic warning labels led smokers to hide their packs but not change other smoking behaviors according to report by University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science researchers.

Study Identifies Predictors of Psychiatric Events During Drug-Assisted Smoking Cessation

February 27, 2019

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have identified a clear group of characteristics that predict heightened risk for experiencing increased anxiety or worsening of mood that interferes with daily activities when using a smoking cessation drug.

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