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Heat Not Burn Tobacco Product—A New Global Trend: Impact of Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Products on Public Health, a Systematic Review – International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health – 2020

2020-02-23T18:52:55+00:00Tags: , , |

The use of heat-not-burn tobacco products (HnB) is being adopted increasingly as an alternative to smoking combusted products, primarily cigarettes. Substantial controversy has accompanied [...]

Dr. Graham Warren Presentation Video: The Importance of Smoking Cessation in Cancer Care – 2019

2020-02-03T13:48:44+00:00Tags: , |

Dr. Graham Warren, radiation oncologist at Medical University of South Carolina and Expert Advisor, Tobacco Cessation, to the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), presented [...]

Protecting Youth from the Vaping Crisis – Heart & Stroke Foundation – 2020

2020-02-03T13:49:36+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Position paper with public health information produced by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. PDF

Horizon Physician Seeing Lung Illness in Patients Due to Vapes – Statement by Dr. Joseph Ojah (2020)

2020-02-03T13:50:03+00:00Tags: , , |

By Dr. Joseph Ojah, Thoracic Surgeon, Horizon's The Moncton Hospital Vaping may be a useful tool in a harm-reduction model of smoking cessation in [...]

Global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco use 2000-2025 – World Health Organization

2020-02-03T13:52:28+00:00Tags: , , , |

Progress in reducing tobacco use is a key indicator for measuring countries’ efforts to implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Countries have [...]

Association of E-Cigarette Use With Respiratory Disease Among Adults: A Longitudinal Analysis – American Journal of Preventative Medicine – 2019

2020-02-03T13:53:19+00:00Tags: , , |

The evidence on the health burden of e-cigarettes continues to build with the results of a cohort study of the respiratory effects of e-cigarettes [...]

Addressing Stigma: Towards a More Inclusive Health System – Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2019 – Chief Public Health Officer of Public Health in Canada – 2019

2020-02-03T13:53:00+00:00Tags: , , |

Every year, the Chief Public Health Officer writes a report on the state of public health in Canada. These reports raise the profile of [...]

Mental Fitness – New Brunswick Department of Social Development

2019-11-25T16:27:57+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Mental fitness refers to a state of psychosocial well-being, it means having a positive sense of how we feel, think, and act, which improves [...]

Webinar slides: Leading practices in smoking cessation for cancer patients – Canadian Partnership Against Cancer – 2018

2019-10-29T13:50:32+00:00Tags: , |

Learn more about current and leading practices across Canada and abroad to help cancer patients quit smoking. From the Partnership’s webinar in October 2018, [...]

Leading Practices in Smoking Cessation for Persons Living with Mental Illnesses and/or Addictions – Canadian Partnership Against Cancer – 2019

2019-11-12T14:31:19+00:00Tags: , , |

Review results about Canadian smoking cessation programs for people living with mental illness(es) and/or addiction, now with data from 2018 to 2019. The next [...]