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[Europe] Belief in fake causes of cancer appears widespread

The vast majority (88%; 95% CI, 86-90) of participants correctly responded that smoking was a proven cause of cancer, along with secondhand smoke (80%; 95% CI, 78-82).
Healio.com
added May 25, 2018 22:11
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Positive Expectancies for E-Cigarette Use and Anxiety Sensitivity among Adults

This study provides the first empirical evidence of a transdiagnostic construct (anxiety sensitivity) in relation to e-cigarette use and how it interplays with positive expectancies for e-cigarette use beliefs and behavior. These novel data suggest futur
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:30
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Consumer Perceptions of Cigarette Design in France: A Comparison of Regular, Slim, Pink and Plain Cigarettes

In comparison to the grey cigarette, each of the branded cigarettes were considered more appealing, less harmful, and more likely to motivate teenagers to start and less likely to motivate smokers to reduce consumption or quit.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:29
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Automated telephone follow-up for smoking cessation in smokers with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial

Automated telephone follow-up exerts its effect by reinforcing participants’ efforts to be smoke-free and by proactively linking people requiring assistance to individualized support (e.g., telephone counseling). This study shows that automated telephone
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:28
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Distal Measurements can Produce False Negative Results: A Prospective Secondary Analysis of a Natural History Study

analysis compares 6-week (distal) and daily (proximal) changes in cigarettes per day (CPD) as predictors of making a QA....found that distal tests did not, but proximal tests did predict quit attempts. Relying on distal measurements may result in false ne
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:27
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Longitudinal Associations of Cigarette Prices with Smoking Cessation: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study

Results suggest higher cigarette prices promote smoking cessation among young to middle-aged adults, and that price sensitivity may differ by socioeconomic status.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:25
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Over 1,000 babies born smokefree in Somerset

Smokefree Somerset Alliance recently celebrated the news that over 1,000 babies have now been born smokefree as a result of the Mums2Be Smokefree service since its start.
Somerset County Council (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:57
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[Australia] Tobacco health warnings are burning out

Explicit images and dire health warnings advertised on tobacco packaging to deter smokers have lost their impact, a Queensland researcher has found. Aaron Drovandi, a pharmacy lecturer and PhD candidate at James Cook University, has found the messaging,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 25, 2018 17:47
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Lung Cancer Rates in Young Women Now Higher Than in Young Men

Lead author of the study, Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, says he was surprised by the findings because historically, lung cancer rates have been higher in men. Another surprise, said Jemal, is that differences in smoking patterns cannot fully account for the ch
American Cancer Society
added May 25, 2018 17:42
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Higher Lung Cancer Incidence in Young Women Than Young Men in the United States

The patterns of historically higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than among women have reversed among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics born since the mid-1960s, and they are not fully explained by sex differences in smoking behaviors. Future
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 25, 2018 17:40
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