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[Trinidad And Tobago] ADI Factsheet: Strong link between dementia, smoking

On July 9, in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), ADI launched a new fact sheet revealing the strong link between smoking and the risk of dementia. A pre-launch event took place in Geneva, Switzerland, shortly before the official launch
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:32

Study shows patients with AMD deny smoking more often than those without

A researcher has found that patients who smoke and have age-related macular degeneration fail to self-report smoking more frequently than patients in the general U.S. population. Mark W. Swanson, OD, MSPH, FAAO, reported in Optometry & Vision Science th
added Aug 14, 2014 03:04

[UK-Scotland] Psychiatric patient has smoking victory overturned

A patient at a high-security psychiatric hospital who won a court action over a blanket ban on smoking had the decision overturned by appeal judges. Charles McCann secured a ruling that the move at the State Hospital at Carstairs was unlawful and breach
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 12:41

A longitudinal study of risk-glorifying video games and behavioral deviance.

we propose that games can alter self-perceptions of personal characteristics, attitudes, and values with broad consequences for behavior. In a multiwave, longitudinal study of adolescents, we examined the extent to which play of mature-rated, risk-glorify
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
added Aug 8, 2014 14:15

Top economists say FDA Dramatically Underestimated the Net Benefits of Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packaging

Today a group of leading economists released a report that is sharply critical of the way that the FDA (and, by implication, the OMB) does cost-benefit analysis of tobacco regulations, in particular saying that the consumer surplus discount the FDA/OMB a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 7, 2014 14:08

In New Calculus on Smoking, It’s Health Gained vs. Pleasure Lost

A cost-benefit analysis embedded in new regulations that would extend the F.D.A.’s authority to electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products is causing consternation in public health circles.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2014 04:38

Adolescent brain maturation and smoking: What we know and where we’re headed

Continued use during adolescence, may be best understood as reflecting drug-related changes to neural systems underlying incentive processing and cognitive control, resulting in decision-making that is biased towards continued smoking. Persistent changes
Science Direct
added Aug 4, 2014 12:16

KOH: The Tobacco Fight Is Far From Over

As I conclude more than five years of service as the Assistant Secretary for Health, it is my fervent hope that we can someday relegate the tobacco epidemic to the history books. Let us stop this suffering once and for all and give our kids a fighting cha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:35

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

Depression can make it more difficult to ride out the anxiety, cravings or lack of sleep that come with trying to quit cold turkey, scientists found. But extra exercise -- even just a walk -- could help people quit faster, they said. "The review should
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 29, 2014 19:33

NEWPORT: Smoking and Drinking in America Today

Gallup’s annual Consumption poll, conducted in July of each year, provides fascinating updates on Americans' smoking and drinking habits...We have been presenting the results on in recent days, and will be presenting more results going forwar
Gallup Organization
added Jul 28, 2014 21:17
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