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Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit

The researchers discovered that nicotine withdrawal weakens brain connections associated with the ability to control cravings for cigarettes, according to the study, which was published in this week's issue of the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 01:41

Brain links weakened by nicotine withdrawal may explain smokers' relapse

A new brain imaging study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that the high rate of relapse among smokers trying to quit may be due to an inability - brought on by nicotine withdrawal - to switch from the "default mode" brain network, to the "executive
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:48

Where there's smoke, there's fire: The brain reactivity of chronic smokers when exposed to the negative value of smoking.

These fMRI results highlight potentially important processes underlying the insensitivity to the negative value of smoking, an important characteristic of addiction.
Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry
added Mar 11, 2014 08:23

Half of Veterans Prescribed Medical Opioids Continue to Use Them Chronically, Study Finds

certain factors were more likely to be present in veterans who continued to use opioids chronically: They include post-traumatic stress disorder, tobacco use ... "The exception is tobacco use, which is associated with a decreased likelihood of discontinua
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2014 09:30

[UK] Starting smoking as a teenager not only makes it harder to quit, it THINS the brain

People who start smoking when they are very young have less grey matter in the brain region involved in making decisions and gut feelings They also crave cigarettes more making giving up more difficult
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:06

VIDEO: Panic! At The Disco Are Addicted To Love 'N' Cigarettes In The New 'Nictotine' Video

Anti-smoking PSA: Panic! At The Disco’s “Nicotine” video is a reminder that cigarettes are BAD and love is ADDICTIVE. ... the song is comparing a smoking addiction to the feeling of addiction one feels in a toxic relationship. (Your heart says no! Your l
added Mar 1, 2014 18:22

Ohio Gov. Kasich Proposes Tax Cuts, Fighting Tobacco Addiction

The governor also has announced a new plan to fight smoking in the state. Kasich says Ohio was once a national leader in reducing the number of people who smoke and needs to take the cause up again. Kasich announced in his State of the State speech Mon
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2014 15:21

A Hot Debate Over E-Cigarettes as a Path to Tobacco, or From It

The devices, intended to feed nicotine addiction without the toxic tar of conventional cigarettes, have divided a normally sedate public health community that had long been united in the fight against smoking and Big Tobacco.
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2014 19:45

FDA for the First Time Orders Tobacco Products Pulled Off the Market, Sending Strong Message to Manufacturers about Complying with 2009 Law

a strong message to tobacco companies that the FDA will seriously enforce this critical provision of the law, which is aimed at preventing manufacturers from introducing products that are even more harmful, addictive or appealing to children. We commend t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:51

Quitting Smoking Linked to Better Mental Health in Study

Over 3 years, people who stopped reported drop in mood disorders, alcohol and drug problems
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 20, 2014 22:20
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