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‘We’re Losing a Battle’: More Teens Are Vaping, Despite Surgeon General’s Warning That E-Cigarettes Are a ‘Major Public Health Concern’

Some schools are banning flash drives and Juuls to avoid confusion, and educating parents and staff about the devices. Many e-cigarette companies, including Juul, say their products are designed to provide a safer alternative to smoking for older adults
The 74
added Apr 19, 2018 03:15
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Many Teens Don't Know Juul Contains Addictive Nicotine

The new study found that 25 percent of survey respondents aged 15 to 24 recognized a Juul e-cigarette device when shown a photo of the product. Among those who recognized it, 23 percent said use of the product is called "Juuling," suggesting the product
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 19, 2018 03:12
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More than 4 in 10 Americans Live with Unhealthy Air According to 2018 'State of the Air' Report

American Lung Association's 2018 "State of the Air" report found ozone pollution worsened significantly due to warmer temperatures, while particle pollution generally continued to improve in 2014-2016. The 19th annual national air quality "report card" fo
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2018 13:34
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[UK] Midlands health visitors in new smoking cessation drive

Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Nursing Times
added Apr 18, 2018 13:21
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Pain interference and alcohol, nicotine, and cannabis use disorder in a national sample of substance users

Pain interference may confer risk for the occurrence of cannabis use disorder...and development of alcohol and nicotine dependence among users of both genders. Pain interference may be an important factor to monitor in these populations.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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A fMRI study on the impact of advertising for flavored e-cigarettes on susceptible young adults

These and exploratory eye-tracking findings suggest that advertising for sweet/fruit flavors may increase positive associations with e-cigarettes and/or override negative associations with tobacco, and interfere with health warnings, suggesting that one
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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The Self-Report Habit Index: Assessing habitual marijuana, alcohol, e-cigarette, and cigarette use

The SRHI is a psychometrically sound measure of adults’ habitual substance use. The SRHI detected mean differences by sex and substance type and predicted the frequency of using each substance. Future research should determine if the SRHI is appropriate
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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Factors related to cigarette smoking and intent to quit among adolescent inpatients with psychiatric and substance use disorders

Smoking was related to several psychiatric and substance use problems. Notably, adolescent psychiatric inpatient smokers reported intention to quit smoking regardless of psychiatric disorders, psychiatric symptom severity, or other substance use.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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A longitudinal study of risk perceptions and e-cigarette initiation among college students: Interactions with smoking status

Conclusion Perceiving a lower degree of risk of e-cigarettes contributes to subsequent e-cigarette initiation among non-smokers, but not among current smokers. Findings have implications for prevention campaigns focusing on the potential harm of e-ciga
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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Associations between opioid and nicotine dependence in nationally representative samples of United States adult daily smokers

Opioid dependence is associated with increased severity and prevalence of nicotine dependence among smokers. Considering the disproportionate societal and economic burdens of smoking and smoking-related consequences in this vulnerable population, continu
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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