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Incidence and Risk Factors for Progression From Short-term to Episodic or Long-term Opioid Prescribing

Knowledge of the clinical characteristics associated with the progression of a short-term to an episodic or long-term opioid prescribing pattern could aid in the identification of at-risk patients and provide the basis for developing targeted clinical in
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
added Jul 11, 2015 12:10
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Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?

The study finds -- perhaps not surprisingly -- that people with prior histories of drug abuse, or current or former smokers, were much more likely to go beyond that short-term prescription. The drugs in question are "opioid" painkillers such as oxycodon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 8, 2015 15:25
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[Europe, USA] As smoking declines, more are likely to quit

Smokeless tobacco and, more recently, e-cigarettes have been promoted as a harm reduction strategy for smokers who are "unable or unwilling to quit."...based on the assumption that as smoking declines overall, only those who cannot quit will remain. A new
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:35
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Phase II Clinical Trial Featuring 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Tobacco Accepted for Publication

“the FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive levels… It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” The results of this study once again confirm the effectiveness of 22nd Century’s very low nicotine tobacco cigaret
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2015 21:56
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[Rhode Island] E-cigarette maker: Study shows electronic cigarettes are less addictive than conventional ones

White Horse Vapor, makes and sells e-cigarettes... Our ruling Dino Baccari said that a Penn State University study found that "electronic cigarettes … are far less addictive than cigarettes." He's not blowin' smoke. His characterization of the st
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added May 4, 2015 18:19
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[California] Health: how to avoid lazy thinking

science versus belief systems...Optimism bias: Smokers know that smoking is addictive and lethal. But they tend to believe it will only enslave and kill other smokers... We value the present above the future. The best time to quit smoking is ...tomorrow
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 22:35
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[Ireland] 'E-cigs are an initiator to smoking' - experts

E-cigarettes may actually increase smokers' dependence on nicotine rather than help them to quit smoking, the Irish Cancer Society has warned.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:43
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Why smoking leads to alcohol addiction

Senior author and biologist at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Oliver George, said conducted a study using rat model sand said that it was a "vicious cycle" where nicotine made people crave alcohol to reward the brain and reduce stress. The team
ANI (in)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:25
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[UK-Wales] E-Cigarettes Aren't Cool Enough To Smoke More Than Once, Pose Little Threat To Teen Addiction

Unfortunately, teenagers will try anything once. Luckily, according to a recent Welsh study, once is likely to be enough when it comes to using e-cigarettes. The study revealed very few teens become regular users and the few teens who did most likely smo
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2015 10:26
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[Arizona] Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

young adults ages 18 to 24 continue to smoke more than any other age group, Mimi Nichter writes in "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses." In interviews with hundreds of college students conducted over a 10-year period on two colle
University of Arizona
added Apr 2, 2015 17:29
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