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[Switzerland] Tobacco more strongly linked to clogged arteries than cannabis

A University of Bern analysis of data from a 25-year study showed that smoking marijuana was only associated with clogged arteries in lifetime tobacco users. Scientists have long known that smoking tobacco is associated with atherosclerosisexternal link
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Apr 14, 2018 01:51
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Who is the target? Package health warnings and the role of market segmentation [FREE FULL TEXT]

While the extant literature concerning health warnings on tobacco packaging is considerable, future research could further account for the role of market segmentation to evaluate which themes and message content appear most effective. One direction for fu
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:47
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Research letter: On the popularity of the USB flash drive-shaped electronic cigarette Juul

The purpose of this letter is to describe initial observations of recent Juul-related messages on two different social networks (Twitter and Reddit) and traditional media.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:44
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[California] Cigarette pack messages about toxic chemicals: a randomised clinical trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chemical messages on cigarette packs did not lead to higher intentions to quit among smokers in our trial. However, chemical messages informed smokers of chemicals in cigarettes and harms of smoking, which directly supports their implementation and would
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:40
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Prevention research at LLU School of Public Health featured at donor event

The grant will enable Singh and his colleagues to develop mobile applications to enable a task force of 33 tobacco-control scientists and staff members to compile a list of where smokers are buying cigarettes. The database will help Singh’s team provide
Loma Linda University Health
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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[Australia] KOSTERICH: Beyond a binary approach: why WA must legalise vaping now

When medical professionals seek to treat or help people, we need a variety of options. No one antidepressant or antihypertensive works for everyone. Different approaches are required and we must tailor what is best to the individual. The more options we
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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[UK] Make a packet of fags £20 and you could save millions of lives, say experts

If current tends continue, smoking will be responsible for killing around one billion people in the 21st century. But making fags even more expensive could avoid hundreds of millions of early deaths - from various cancers, heart disease and lung disease
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:46
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Toxins in E-Cigarettes May Vary by Flavor

The flavor you choose for your e-cigarette liquid may determine how many toxins you inhale, new research suggests. Those toxins -- called free radicals -- are linked to cancer, heart disease, inflammation and other diseases, the scientists said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2018 00:28
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Influences of the Menstrual Phase on Cortisol Response to Stress in Nicotine Dependent Women: A Preliminary Examination

We show influences of the menstrual cycle phase on stress response among smokers. This is demonstrated by a reduced cortisol response to stress in the luteal group relative to the follicular group among smokers. This menstrual phase difference was not fo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 13, 2018 17:36
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Twelve Million Smokers Look Online for Smoking Cessation Help Annually: Health Information National Trends Survey Data, 2005–2017

Conclusions More than one third of all smokers turn to the Internet for help quitting each year, representing more than 12 million US adults.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 13, 2018 17:35
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