This blog explores a number of cautionary examples, reminding that all treatments have potential harms. We should consider the evidence not just about whether a treatment works, but whether it is safe. This is the third blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice.
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig share evidence from a new Cochrane Special Collection, COVID-19: Effective options for quitting smoking during the pandemic.
This Evidence for Everyday Nursing blog considers Cochrane evidence and the role of nurses in helping people stop smoking
What does Cochrane evidence tell us about health impacts of standardised tobacco packaging (or 'plain' packaging), ahead of its full enforcement in the UK?
As plain packaging for tobacco becomes law, David Roberts looks at Cochrane evidence on how text messages can help people quit smoking
New evidence of the befits of smoking bans, especially for non-smokers
Can e-cigarettes help you quit smoking?
Is silver just for Christmas?
What's the latest word?
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