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Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

Smoking and obesity, meanwhile, were associated with reduced volume in the posterior cingulate cortex, which is involved with memory retrieval, and emotional and social behavior. Alcohol use and smoking were linked with reduced volume in the hippocampus,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 28, 2015 13:26
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Psychosocial Factors Associated With Adolescent Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

Longitudinal studies of adolescents are needed to determine whether the strong association of e-cigarette psychosocial factors with both e-cigarette and cigarette use will lead to increased cigarette use or dual use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes, or whet
Pediatrics
added Jul 28, 2015 11:59
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[UK] Drinking and smoking 'raises dementia risk': Unhealthy habits reduce grey matter in areas of the brain linked to memory

Their results, published today in the journal Radiology, found that risk factors of alcohol use and diabetes were associated with smaller total brain volume, while smoking and obesity were linked with reduced volumes of the posterior cingulate cortex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:03
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Smoking a Cause of Psychosis?

"We think that the earlier onset of psychosis and higher risk in smokers of developing psychosis (albeit based on few studies) calls into question the self-medication hypothesis," the authors wrote. The findings collectively satisfy the Bradford Hill co
Medical Tribune
added Jul 25, 2015 22:16
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[UK] ALDERSON/LAWRIE: Does cigarette smoking cause psychosis?

To say that smoking causes psychosis would be premature, but the time might not be too much longer before cigarette smoking is recognised as a risk factor for psychosis as well as anxiety and depression.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:15
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Fibromyalgia Patients Show Tendency to Smoke in Study Population

Adults with chronic pain are commonly smokers, according to a study from Mayo Clinic. The prevalence of smoking habits in patients with fibromyalgia and other conditions such as low back pain and headaches does not seem to have decreased over the last 15
Fibromyalgia News Today
added Jul 25, 2015 21:34
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KULKE: “Freedom” and “Choice”: How Cigarette Companies Target the LGBTQ Community

While Marlboro parent company Philip Morris received press attention in 1991 for its donations to HIV/ AIDS research, the LGBTQ anti-tobacco site socrush.com reported that cigarette companies provided two to three times more support to politicians opposed
Slate
added Jul 24, 2015 10:11
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Use Among Individuals With Schizophrenia: What Role Has the Tobacco Industry Played? [FREE FULL TEXT]

industry monitored or directly funded research supporting the idea that individuals with schizophrenia were less susceptible to the harms of tobacco and that they needed tobacco as self-medication. The tobacco industry promoted smoking in psychiatric sett
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jul 21, 2015 04:58
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COLLINS: Tobacco industry strategy to market to young women is working

Health educators and health care providers working with women in emerging adulthood need to recognize the high prevalence of very light smoking in this population and screen for any level of tobacco use. In addition, smoking cessation interventions should
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Jul 17, 2015 20:25
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Sociodemographic and Psychological Characteristics of Very Light Smoking Among Women in Emerging Adulthood, National Survey of Drug Use and Health, 2011

Although comorbid psychological disorders and substance use present challenges, very light smokers’ perception of higher smoking risks and lower nicotine dependence compared with that of other smokers provide intervention opportunities.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jul 17, 2015 20:19
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