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White matter development and tobacco smoking in young adults: A systematic review with recommendations for future research

•Review of diffusion tensor imaging studies of tobacco-smoking in young adults. •Young adult smokers have increased fractional anisotropy in the corpus genu. •Findings suggest different effects of smoking on white matter across the lifespan.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added May 3, 2016 16:13
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Second-hand smoking increases suicidal thoughts: research

Based on the fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted between 2010 and 2012, the team analyzed 6,043 men and women who had no history of smoking and determined that those who were exposed to second-hand smoking had a record
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 2, 2016 15:47
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FDA effort aims to curb smoking in LGBT community

FDA officials attribute the higher smoking rate in the LGBT community to the "coming out" process...Tobacco companies are footing the bill for the campaign through fees charged under a 2009 law that created the FDA's tobacco regulation program.
AP - Associated Press
added May 2, 2016 15:14
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FDA launches public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults

The “This Free Life” campaign is designed to specifically reach the occasional or “social” smokers in the LGBT community... “‘This Free Life’ is designed to challenge the perception that tobacco use is a necessary part of LGBT culture,” said Richard Wolit
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 2, 2016 14:11
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SATEL: When our reason is hijacked by an uncontrollable urge

Kessler says he was drawn to study the power of unbidden influence — thoughts, feelings and behaviors that override reason and will — through his earlier FDA-related work on tobacco and obesity; he has written three books on those subjects. “Is it possibl
Washington Post
added Apr 30, 2016 18:41
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[Colorado] Children exposed to marijuana smoke may absorb traces of the drug

Parents who smoke marijuana need to be aware that their children are being exposed to drug compounds as well as the toxic effects of secondhand smoke. Until more robust studies determine the impact of this exposure, it’s best to take a conservative appro
statnews.com
added Apr 30, 2016 15:39
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Jenny Diski, Author Who Wrote of Madness and Isolation, Dies at 68

and “Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America With Interruptions” (2002), masqueraded as travel books.... After Ms. Diski found out that she had inoperable lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis in the summer of 2014, she started writing a
New York Times
added Apr 29, 2016 09:12
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Everyday stressors tied to sperm damage

“The important thing is that majority of factors which cause oxidative stress which result in DNA damage are due to our poor social habits and unhealthy lifestyle, and simple lifestyle interventions and quitting smoking and doing yoga and meditation can
Reuters
added Apr 27, 2016 21:50
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Attorney: Autistic Man Made Choice to Jump Into Ocean

Volet said Parker Drake refused to eat a hamster for money or walk into the ocean from the beach for two packs of cigarettes. Instead, he said the 20-year-old decided to jump from the jetty for the cigarettes and $20.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2016 15:44
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David Kessler: ‘Capturing’ attention with a new theory of mind

his new book “Capture"...What do you mean that things like smoking and junk food can “capture” us? The theory of capture is composed of three elements: Something seizes our attention; it changes how we feel; [and] there’s a perception of a loss of contro
statnews.com
added Apr 25, 2016 14:52
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