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Hookah Use among U.S. Youth: A Systematic Review of the Literature from 2009-2017

Conclusions The prevalence of hookah use among youth in the U.S. is increasing, thus more research is needed to inform policies targeted to protect this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:38

Orthodox and Unorthodox Uses of Electronic Cigarettes: A Surveillance of YouTube Video Content

E-cigarette unorthodox use on YouTube is more prevalent than orthodox use, suggesting the need to further investigate the prevalence of unorthodox use among e-cigarette users and the influence of social media on consumer uptake of unorthodox and orthodox
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:37

Predictors of Varenicline Adherence Among Cancer Patients Treated for Tobacco Dependence and its Association With Smoking Cessation

Among cancer patients treated for tobacco dependence with varenicline, adherence is associated with smoking cessation. Initial changes in depressed mood and the reinforcing effects of smoking are predictive of adherence.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:36

Smoking decisions: Altered reinforcement learning signals induced by nicotine state

learning from positive prediction error signals are reduced during smoking abstinence and enhanced following cigarette consumption.... These findings provide a specific computational account of altered reinforcement learning induced by smoking state (abst
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:35
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Social Aspects of Hookah Smoking Among US Youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

Peer influence most strongly predicted occasional smoking, whereas household member influence most strongly predicted frequent hookah smoking. More than 3 in 5 youth overestimated the prevalence of hookah smoking within their grade. Mass media and program
added Jul 4, 2018 04:22

U.S. teens may smoke hookah because `everyone else is doing it'

More than half of U.S. teens overestimate how often their peers smoke hookah, and a new study suggests this makes them more than nine times more likely to try it themselves. “Adolescence is a critical developmental stage when youth are under pressure to
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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[UK] Stevens outlines new funding commitments to MPs

Funding from the NHS’s new settlement will be “earmarked” for cancer programmes including prostate, lung and colorectal cancer, the NHS England chief executive told MPs today.
Health Service Journal (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:19

[UK] Young adults shunning smoking, figures suggest

New Office for National Statistics data shows that the largest reduction in smoking prevalence since 2011 has been noted among 18 to 24-year-olds. Last year 17.8% of people in this age bracket said they were current smokers, the ONS said.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:17

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The unsurmountable battle against deadly lung cancer

In Malaysia, 90 per cent of cases are presented at stage three and four where possibility of being cured is extremely low. Every day, 10 Malaysians die of lung cancer. Smoking is by far the leading risk factor for lung cancer and the main cause for 80 p
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:14

[UK] Helping mums to be quit smoking

Greater Manchester’s approach to supporting mums-to-be to quit smoking has been praised as ‘unique in the UK’ in a national report published by the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group... The Greater Manchester initiative ensures that every pregnant woma
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:08
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