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Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke and Depressive Symptoms Among Women in Midlife [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings support a role for early life cigarette exposures in shaping smoking and depression risks in later life, and they provide some support for the direction of smoke exposure influence on depression.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:33

[Israel] Zapping brain may cure heavy smokers, study finds

A machine that pulses deep regions of the brain with magnetic current may help heavy smokers quit the habit, an Israeli study shows....experts say is the most rigorous test of the technology to date, 44 percent of a group of heavy smokers who had failed
Times of Israel (is)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:26

[Georgia] New murder trial for soldier who claims anti-smoking drug made him psychotic

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces agreed unanimously Wednesday on a retrial for Pfc. George MacDonald, finding that the judge in the original trial failed to advise jurors that "involuntary intoxication" is a valid defense.
Military Times
added Aug 29, 2014 19:57
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RADCLIFFE: For Policy Discouraging Smoking, FDA Defies Common Sense in Weighing 'Lost Pleasure' Against Health Benefits

there is no theoretical basis for including as a cost of the policies the pleasure consumers no longer receive when, aided by the policies, they rationally choose (as Nudge puts it) "to make their lives longer, healthier, and better."
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:35

New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

nation’s highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix.
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 27, 2014 21:37

An Evaluation of FDA’s Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of the Graphic Warning Label Regulation

FDA omitted many potentially important benefits, including those derived by nonsmokers whose exposure to second-hand smoke would be reduced, benefits associated with reduced maternal smoking during pregnancy, and benefits attributable to reductions in sev
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Aug 26, 2014 21:35

[Oklahoma] NSU professor co-author of study on tobacco regulations

Oklahoma’s Dr. Laux is generally supportive of the FDA approach. He says that this is because previous FDA cost-benefit analyses of smoking had established the precedent of assuming that adult smokers, by choosing to smoke, were making rational and good d (OK)
added Aug 26, 2014 21:33

Pinney Associates, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Bethea (Annie) Kleykamp, Science Writer and Expert in Pharmacology and Drug-Dependence

Her graduate and postdoctoral research focused on the effects of drugs (e.g., nicotine/tobacco, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics, opioids) on cognitive performance in healthy and drug-dependent participants. Dr. Kleykamp has also received training in the study
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:57

[New York] Varenicline efficacy and safety among methadone maintained smokers: a randomized placebo-controlled trial

Conclusions Varenicline can aid short-term smoking abstinence in methadone-maintained smokers.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:35

[China] Ex-smokers are happier than current smokers among Chinese adults in Hong Kong

Ex-smokers in Hong Kong are happier than current smokers and never smokers, whose happiness measurements are similar. Causal associations have yet to be established.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:25
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