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[India] Johns Hopkins to hold S Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Nov in Indonesia

The five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Program, helmed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), today ended with organisers hoping that its participants would emerge as "ambassadors of change" in combating the tobacco menace.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:43
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[Arizona] The changing landscape in the fight against tobacco use among youth

UA College of Nursing professor Judith Gordon realized when she helped develop “Click City: Tobacco,” a smoking prevention computer program designed for fifth graders... “The environment around e-cigarettes is trying to sell the product as something cool
Tucson Explorer Newspaper (Tucson Local Media )
added Aug 10, 2018 18:00
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GLANTZ: Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

In this paper, we used previously secret tobacco industry documents to show how the tobacco companies have worked for decades to promote the myth than nicotine does not have any adverse effects and, in fact, has benefits. We are hearing echoes of these e
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:15
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[Australia] Millennials are worse drivers than baby boomers, with young drivers more likely to use their phones, smoke and even have SEX while driving

bad habits include wearing thongs, texting while driving, facebooking, smoking, sleeping and even driving on the wrong side of the road
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 16:53
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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

They found that women who had smoked more than the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day for five years were much more likely to develop ACOS than those who smoked fewer cigarettes or never smoked. However, 38 percent of the women who developed asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 10, 2018 16:46
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[UK] Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore this symptom on your skin

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK...Almost 45,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year....But as it develops, it could lead to a number of tell-tale signs, including jaundice - where the skin turns a yel
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:51
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Quitting Failure and Success With and Without Using Medication: Latent Classes of Abstinence and Adherence to Nicotine Monotherapy, Combination Therapy, and Varenicline

Varenicline and combination nicotine patch and lozenge are less likely to be used as directed and may not increase first-month abstinence better than patch alone when taken adherently.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:15
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Evidence on the association between cigarette smoking and incident depression from the South African National Income Dynamics Study 2008–2014: mental health implications for a resource-limited setting

The results suggest an important relationship between cigarette smoking and incident depression, particularly among older adolescents, who are developmentally vulnerable and socio-economically disadvantaged to experiencing depression. There is a consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:13
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Exposure to Cadmium and Lead in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes

The study revealed that smokers who completely switched to e-cigarettes and quit smoking conventional cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to Cd and probably Pb.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:12
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The effects of tobacco smoking, and prenatal tobacco smoke exposure, on risk of schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Our findings suggest smoking, and prenatal smoke exposure, may be an independent risk factor for schizophrenia. Care should be taken when inferring causation, given the observational nature of the studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:07
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