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[Illinois] GLANTZ: The smoke behind e-cigarettes

first surgeon general's report linking tobacco with disease, we are hearing the same false statements extolling the virtues of the next generation of nicotine addiction products that we heard about cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in times past.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 15, 2014 16:34
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Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

Daughters exposed to their mother's stress hormones in the womb may be more likely to become nicotine-dependent later in life, a new long-term study suggests. It also found that girls whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were at higher risk for eventual
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:43
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DPH, UMMS researchers discover increased cigarette nicotine yield

“This study indicates that cigarette manufacturers have recently altered the design of cigarettes. This can significantly increase the amount of nicotine a person receives while smoking,” said Thomas Land, PhD, director of the Office of Health Informatio
UMass Medical School
added Jan 25, 2014 22:47
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Cigarette Study: Increased Nicotine ‘Yield’ May Make Quitting Even Harder

Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General issued the first report on the health hazards of smoking, cigarettes are potentially more addictive than ever, according to a new study that examines so-called “nicotine yields” — essentially the amount of nicot
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 25, 2014 22:36
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Cigarette nicotine Delivery: implications for tobacco Control

the increasing trend in yield is not related to variations in nicotine content but to the yield-to-content ratio, contradicting their assertions of agricultural variations. Nicotine yield and yield-to-content ratio are controllable features of cigarettes,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 25, 2014 22:43
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Smoking While Pregnant May Make Daughter Dependent on Nicotine

A 40 year study recently published in the journal Biological Psychiatry has found that women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of their daughters becoming addicted to cigarettes later in life.
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Jan 14, 2014 03:22
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We know it can kill us: Why people still smoke

Why? Their stories involve strong addictions, passionate defiance -- and billions spent to make people act against their own best interest. ... He is so closely associated with the habit he is featured in an elegant portrait series documenting smokers'
CNN
added Jan 11, 2014 14:18
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Tobacco and health: Where there’s smoke

Ten scientists (all men; half smokers) analysed 7,000 studies ... The report called smoking a habit, not an addiction. But apart from that, it hit the coffin nail on the head.
The Economist
added Jan 9, 2014 16:50
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Smoking During Pregnancy Can Hike Daughter’s Risk of Nicotine Addiction

A new 40-year study, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, provides additional evidence that prenatal exposure to maternal stress hormones predicts nicotine dependence later in life. The new findings, however, suggests the nicotine dependence
Psych Central
added Jan 14, 2014 03:23
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Summary of the SRNT Treatment Network Webinar: Getting SMART About Developing Individualized Sequences of Health Interventions [FREE FULL TEXT]

(SRNT) Treatment Network hosted a live webcast on sequential multiple assignment randomized trials (SMARTs)—designs that are intended specifically for the purpose of developing and optimizing adaptive interventions.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 3, 2014 17:07
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