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[UK] Smoke Less, Drink Less?

"These results go against the commonly held view that people who stop smoking tend to drink more to compensate. It's possible that they are heeding advice to try to avoid alcohol because of its link to relapse," said study lead author Jamie Brown, from U
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2016 17:02

[UK] Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 22, 2016 02:52

[UK] Are recent attempts to quit smoking associated with reduced drinking in England? A cross-sectional population survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers who report starting a quit attempt in the last week also report lower alcohol consumption, including less frequent binge drinking, and appear more likely to report currently attempting to reduce their alcohol consumption compared with smokers who
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 02:51

How quitting smoking can be good for your LIVER: Those who have given up cigarettes 'drink less alcohol too'

Smokers trying to kick the habit tend to give up drinking as well, a new study has found. Ex-smokers not only drank less in the first week of stubbing out, they were less inclined to binge drink. They were more likely to be classified as 'light drinker
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 02:48

[UK] Parents worry more about sexting than smoking or drinking ($$)

Parents are now more worried about their children sexting than smoking or drinking alcohol, a survey suggests. Nine in ten families think that schools should do more to educate pupils about the dangers of sending sexual messages or pictures on their mob
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 19:40

[Asia, India] Ban up in smoke, tobacco shops thriving

Allahabad...scores of 'gumtis' are still doing brisk business near schools. The situation is worse near schools running in lanes and remote areas. The Allahabad high court, in its order on June 30, has banned the sale of tobacco and liquor around 500-metr
Times of India
added Jul 15, 2016 21:34

Could the secret to quitting drinking or smoking be an implant in the brain that controls cravings?

Scientists are trialling the pioneering technique which involves implanting a tiny, programmable device into the brain. The implant targets the part of the brain responsible for controlling cravings and also helps to reduce levels of stress, which can w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 15, 2016 03:08

[South Dakota] Casino trades smoking for booze license

The City Council is making an example out of a group of casino owners who have a history of allowing smoking in their businesses....prompted the council last week to delay action on renewing the business' alcohol permit until it’s owners formalized a pl
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jul 13, 2016 20:03
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[New Zealand] Accepting charity from tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries risky business

In a new book, Auckland University's Professor Peter Adams has taken a close look at the Moral Jeopardy of accepting charitable profits from the three industries. He said the donations enable legitimacy and a range of chains of influence.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:12
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Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

These findings suggest that smoking and alcohol use could be playing major roles in both heart failure and cancer, study co-author Roger said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 12, 2016 15:11
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