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[UK] Women trying quit smoking should stop in the second half of their monthly cycle, researchers claim

those who want to quit smoking are more likely to be successful during the second half of their menstrual cycle. This is because when a woman is having her period, hormone levels of oestrogen and progesterone decrease. Meanwhile, the brain's reward syst
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2016 21:43

[New Zealand] Kiwi TV shows under fire for tobacco use

Health experts are urging the Government to consider coming down harder on television shows portraying smoking. Researchers say an R-rating system should be introduced to stop tobacco use being so dominant in New Zealand television shows. Associate Pro
Newshub (nz)
added Jun 1, 2016 15:26

SIEGEL: American Lung Association Would Rather Smokers Die than Save their Lives "the Wrong Way"

In a Reuters article, the American Lung Association told the nation's smokers that: "We think there are certainly more and better ways to quit. When you're going to e-cigarettes, you're not quitting, you're switching."
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 30, 2016 15:22

SIEGEL: Kulik and Glantz Response to Criticism of their Paper is Censored by Journal, Undermining Its Own Conflict of Interest Policies

We do not publish conflict of interest disclosures and then right after that, publish an additional disclosure which reads: "In evaluating this paper, please ignore the above conflicts of interest." But that is exactly what the journal is asking its read
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 8, 2016 15:49

[Florida] Matthew J. Competiello: Killer numbers

Today marks the beginning of Tobacco Free Florida Week. While the week’s primary goal is to help tobacco users end their addiction to nicotine, another important goal is to limit Floridians’ exposure to secondhand smoke.
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner
added May 8, 2016 14:56

[UK] Queen Elizabeth’s Party Planner Is Proud to Wear $35 Shoes

Lady Elizabeth Anson, a cousin to the queen... She asked the butler to bring her her nicotine sweets. She gave up smoking in the ’60s, picked it up after 17 years, then quit with difficulty again 11 years ago. If she were to start again, the sitting room
New York Times
added Apr 23, 2016 20:34

[UK] The Stolen Years: The mental health and smoking action report (PDF)

This report is a call to action. It challenges defeatist assumptions that addiction to smoking amongst people with mental health conditions is either inevitable or intractable: it is not. While smoking rates amongst the general population have fallen
ASH London (uk)
added Apr 13, 2016 14:42

[UK] Nine of out 10 pregnant smokers are still addicted to cigarettes when their babies are born

Pregnancy is not a strong enough deterrent to stop women from smoking, with nine out of ten failing to quit before heir babies are born, new research has suggested. Of those who tried to give up once they discovered they were pregnant in a recent survey
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 10:27

[UK] E-cigarettes are estimated to have helped 16,000-22,000 smokers in England to quit in 2014

Researchers from University College London estimate that use of e-cigarettes produced 16K-22K additional long-term quitters in England in 2014...The UCL team has been tracking the rapid rise in use of e-cigarettes using monthly national surveys and estima
added Mar 1, 2016 08:57

Study: Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk

A new study says a person's risk of becoming depressed or hooked on smoking may be influenced by DNA inherited from Neanderthals. Researchers found evidence that one bit of Neanderthal DNA can boost the risk of tobacco addiction
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 12, 2016 15:59
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