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[UK] Generation Z: Are they the new Taliban?

Generation Z – those born after 1994...they’ve been making anti-smoking posters since they were in infants’ school, after all – but they’ve applied those imperatives to everything. They smoke less than the generations that came before, but they’re now s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2018 00:44

[Kansas] Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

This is the paradox of sin taxes, the class of taxes that includes tobacco. These extra dollars and cents levied on products and activities considered detrimental to consumers—traditionally tobacco, alcohol, and gambling—are intended to accomplish two co
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Dec 8, 2018 18:59
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[UK] Stressful jobs, frantic lifestyles, cigarettes, wine o’clock - As experts say women will soon have the same life expectancy as men: Does equality mean women are dying younger?

For many women, smoking and drinking have become markers of liberation Biological differences between the sexes mean habits can hit women harder / Anita Brown, 47, was given a terminal diagnoses for bladder cancer in 2016 She believes it was caused b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:34
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Development and validation of a virtual agent to screen tobacco and alcohol use disorders

In this study, we present the acceptability and validity of an Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA) designed to screen tobacco and alcohol use disorder / • The virtual agent screens tobacco and alcohol use disorder in patients. • The virtual agent has a
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27

[UK] Nine in ten English adults have at least one unhealthy trait linked to an early death, such as drinking too much alcohol, smoking, or eating a poor diet, reveals NHS survey

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:16

[UK] Most adults living unhealthy lifestyles

Is there any good news? Yes. Cigarette use is falling. In 1993 27% of adults were smokers, last year it was down to 17% with growing numbers turning to vaping.
BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2018 14:54

Russian husband stabs his heavily pregnant wife to death after he was asked to stop smoking because his cigarettes were bad for the baby

Petr Murskov knifed Olga Murskova eight times at their home in the village of Koshki in Russia's southern Samara Oblast region, it is claimed. The 30-year-old is said to have flown into a drunken rage late at night after his teenage stepdaughter asked h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2018 17:05
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More Teens Try Pot Before Booze, Cigarettes

Columbia University researchers who analyzed national survey data say the "gateway pattern" of substance use is changing. Since 2006, less than 50 percent of teens have tried cigarettes or alcohol before trying marijuana for the first time, the investiga
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 28, 2018 18:50

Researchers find more recently diagnosed cancer survivors likely to drink, smoke

Recently diagnosed cancer survivors are more likely to drink alcohol, use tobacco, and frequent tanning beds than people in later stages of recovery, according to a research team from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Roswell Park Compreh
added Nov 28, 2018 00:18
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[Texas] CALDWELL: Tobacco 101 may not be state mandated, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need it

Incoming students deserve access to information on the health risks posed by tobacco products, especially e-cigs such as Juuls. When UT informs incoming undergraduate students that they’re required to take AlcoholEdu and SAPU, Tobacco 101 should be distr
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
added Nov 27, 2018 23:57
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