4 Big Trends Changing Tobacco Cessation for HR in 2019
The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes, new incentive strategies, and innovative technology will drive 2019 tobacco cessation trends. Watch this on-demand webinar for an informative look at how new technologies, the design of incentives, and the impact of e-cigarettes require a fresh approach to tobacco cessation.
The FDA is Considering Drugs to Help Kids Quit Vaping
The significant increase in vaping, especially among high and middle schoolers, prompted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold a hearing to discuss therapies to help people who are addicted to nicotine. This article provides an overview of what is being done to address rising levels of e-cigarette use among youth.
Why E-cigarette Users Need Smoking Cessation Programs Too
Due to the addictive nicotine in most e-cigarettes, users need smoking cessation programs just like cigarette smokers. Learn what you need to know about e-cigarettes and how text messaging can be a powerful strategy in helping people of all ages quit using e-cigarettes.
Discussions of Alcohol Use in an Online Social Network for Smoking Cessation: Analysis of Topics, Sentiment, and Social Network Centrality
This study used topic modeling to describe the most prevalent topics about alcohol in an online smoking cessation community, the prevalence of negative sentiment expressed about alcohol use in the context of a quit attempt (i.e., alcohol should be limited or avoided during a quit attempt) within topics, and the degree to which topics differed by user social connectivity within the network.
Treatment Engagement Mediates the Links Between Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression, and Alcohol Use Disorder with Abstinence Among Smokers Registered on an Internet Cessation Program
This study recruited 600 smokers with anxiety, depression, and alcohol use disorders (AUDs) who were new users of a publicly available Internet cessation treatment. Among participants with 3-month outcome data, structural equation models (SEM) examined the association of symptoms of anxiety/depression (combined) and AUD diagnosis on website engagement and 3-month quit rates.