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[Australia] Breaking bad habits: classical conditioning and smoking

Addictions are difficult to break as we usually surround ourselves with people, paraphernalia or situations that trigger the behaviour that led to the addiction in the first place. But psychological conditioning can be used to break bad habits. Over a c
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 6, 2013 11:58

Lung Cancer Alliance and Legacy® Object to Stigmatization of Smokers by Charging Higher Health Care Premiums Pursuant to Provisions of the Affordable Care Act

“What is most upsetting about the increased premiums from a public health perspective is that we know that most smokers today want to quit, but the battle against this monstrous addiction is fierce,” stated Cheryl Healton, DrPH, President and CEO of Lega
American Legacy Foundation
added Feb 23, 2013 12:10

Why you’re still addicted to smoking? Cravings of nicotine or other drugs can be prompted by merely glancing at them

“The current study found the pinpoint location of the frontal brain areas that involved in craving, and also provided the evidence of mechanism how this pinpoint brain area invokes craving,” told Takuya Hayashi, a neurologist and neuroscientist.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Feb 8, 2013 11:58

[New York] February’s Book: The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg

Duhigg investigates the scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist, how they can be changed, and uncovers a new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation. He shows why some people and companies struggle and fail to chang
WNYC Radio
added Feb 5, 2013 13:32

Dorsolateral prefrontal and orbitofrontal cortex interactions during self-control of cigarette craving

These findings indicate that DLPFC builds up value signals based on knowledge of drug availability, and support a model wherein aberrant circuitry linking dorsolateral prefrontal and orbitofrontal cortices may underlie addiction.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Jan 31, 2013 17:55

[Uae: Dubai] Tobacco addiction course

Dubai: As part of the Tobacco Free Dubai project, which was launched by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in 2009, a two-day workshop on tobacco addiction will be held on January 26 and 27.
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 23, 2013 14:07

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Funds Studies on Menthol Cigarettes

$360,000 to fund research projects at University of Minnesota, Public Health Law Center
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2013 12:03

FDA seeks data on role of flavors in tobacco addiction

said it would seek more information about the pros and cons of flavors in drawing youth towards tobacco and getting adult smokers to quit or transition to potentially less harmful products. The move by the regulator is part of a comprehensive plan, annou
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40

FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

(FDA) issued Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment for consideration in developing a potential nicotine product standard. Lowering nicotine to a minima
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 20:56

[Netherlands] PEIRIS: Tobacco Industry: Charge As Criminals

The courts there and around the world have it within their power to hold the tobacco industry criminally liable; the legal arguments are there. Not only can a prosecutor, take this historic step, but they should. They could save thousands of lives. The U
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2018 15:32
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