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[Russia] Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence

John the chimpanzee would smoke whatever the dealer was having. The former mascot at a Russian casino was treated for nicotine addiction in 2013, after he was unable to kick his old habit (as well as a pretty sizable drinking problem) at his new home at G
The Daily Beast
added Jan 1, 2015 13:00

An evaluation of the FDA's analysis of the costs and benefits of the graphic warning label regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

This paper provides a critical review of the approach the FDA used in its proposed and final graphic warning label rule, and includes recommendations on how to improve this analysis in ways that account for the differences between tobacco use and consump
Tobacco Control
added Dec 31, 2014 11:28

[Indiana] Editorial: Warn teens about e-cigarette dangers

But this much is clear: E-cigarettes are a nicotine delivery vehicle, with all of the attendant addiction issues. There no such thing as a “safe” cigarette, whether traditional or electronic. This message needs to be carried to young people on a regular
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20

Cigarette Addiction Affects Men, Women's Brains Differently; Brain Scans Reveal Need For Tailored Treatment

Researchers at Yale University studied the brains of men and women using positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Their intention was to measure the changing levels of dopamine, which control the brain’s pleasure and reward pathways, in men and women's b
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2014 17:17

More evidence that youth are using e-cigs to initiate nicotine addiction, also growing evidence for moving on to cigarettes

There are four surveys that have been recently published that show increaing e-cigarette use among youth from Wales, Scotland, Hawaii, and Connecticut. These data support earlier findings in young adults that e-cigarette use is associated with higher su
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:28

Some 134,000 e-cigarette users in Ireland, says cancer charity

Irish Cancer Society (ICS) and released in a position paper this week. According to the paper, research about the long-term effects of using e-cigarettes is not yet available. The ICS “cannot recommend the use of e-cigarettes without guarantees on their l
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:01

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

"The pattern was really very clear. The score was significantly less for e-cig use than for tobacco use," said lead researcher Jonathan Foulds... "E-cig users feel less addicted."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2014 15:06

Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Reviews Acupuncture and related interventions for smoking cessationReview AbstractFull Article (HTML)PDF(962K) Allergen-specific oral immunotherapy for peanut allergyReview
Cochrane Library
added Dec 19, 2014 13:41

E-cigarettes less addictive than cigarettes, according to study

"We found that e-cigarettes appear to be less addictive than tobacco cigarettes in a large sample of long-term users," said Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry, Penn State College of Medicine.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 10, 2014 15:24

E-cigarettes ARE less addictive, study finds - but experts warn long term health benefits are still unknown

E-cigarettes are less addictive than cigarettes for former smokers, researchers have proved./ The research sheds new light on how nicotine addiction works. / However, experts warn the long terms health risk of e-cigarettes are still unknown.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:23
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