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Every country in the world can afford to support its smokers to stop

major new review, written by leading world experts and published in the medical journal, Addiction. The review examined a wide range of measures that healthcare systems in different countries can adopt to help smokers to stop. It reviewed how effective th
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:21
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Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk

The study participants were followed for an average of 11 years to see how many had a heart attack or stroke. The findings were published online July 22 in the journal Neurology. The researchers did not find an association between migraine and the risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2015 19:26
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Interpersonal communication about pictorial health warnings on cigarette packages: Policy-related influences and relationships with smoking cessation attempts [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Many adult smokers report talking about cigarette health warning labels (HWLs). • Introduction of larger HWLs with novel content increased talking about HWLs. • Talk about HWLs appears to wear out over time, unless new HWL content is introduced.
Science Direct
added Jul 30, 2015 15:12
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All gates lead to smoking: The ‘gateway theory’, e-cigarettes and the remaking of nicotine

We show that the notion of the ‘gateway’ has been transformed from a descriptive to a predictive model, one in which nicotine is constituted as simultaneously ‘soft’ and ‘hard’—as both relatively innocuous and incontrovertibly harmful.
Science Direct
added Jul 30, 2015 15:09
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[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes Spark Nicotine Replacement Therapy Mutiny

These features, and extras that come with vaping may indeed have made it more appealing than other NRT methods. However, one of the key issues facing e-cigarettes is whether users actually see the devices as a way to stop smoking.
Newswire
added Jul 30, 2015 15:08
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Implementation of Effective Cigarette Health Warning Labels Among Low & Middle Income Countries: state capacity, path dependency, and tobacco industry activity

Drs. Hiilamo and Glantz concluded that adopting voluntary HWL policies reduced the likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs and that legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco. Click here to read the f
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 30, 2015 15:04
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Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adopting voluntary HWL policies in 1992 reduced likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs 21 years later. Legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco and be extremely cautious about accepting voluntary agre
Social Science & Medicine
added Jul 30, 2015 15:03
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[Sweden] Job Stress Might Make You Sick, Study Says

Researchers analyzed data from nearly 12,000 workers in Sweden....Workers with demanding jobs, high job strain and little social support at work were at greater...Smoking was a significant risk factor for mental health sick leave, but alcohol use was not.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2015 14:37
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Government of Canada invests in smoking cessation programs in Manitoba Partnership with Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance to increase resources for Manitobans trying to quit smoking.

Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $600,000 for a project that will expand smoking cessation programs across the province of Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA), the project will establish a certificatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 30, 2015 12:28
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Alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity may help predict Alzheimer

A new study suggests that alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes are associated with smaller regional brain volumes that may be early indicators of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
ANI (in)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07
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