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[Singapore, UK] Blindness threat 'is effective smoking deterrent'

Researchers, who presented their findings at the British Thoracic Society’s winter meeting on Friday (December 5), reported that, while there is a low awareness of the link between smoking and blindness, it has a “much higher deterring impact” to smoking
Optometry Today (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:50

[Denmark] Ease of Quitting Smoking May Be Early Sign of Parkinson's

People who are able to quit smoking easily on the first try are significantly more likely to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) than their counterparts who struggle to quit, a new study suggest. The finding, from a large population-based Danish case-contr
Medical Tribune
added Sep 26, 2014 09:04

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

Thank You for Smoking: How Big Tobacco Created the 'Type A' Personality Myth

Researcher Mark Petticrew has uncovered a treasure trove of documents showing Big Tobacco’s connection to stress research and the construction of the uptight ‘Type A’ personality. Get ready to hate this industry even more.
The Daily Beast
added Jul 9, 2014 11:25

How Graphic Visual Health Warnings Help Young Smokers’ Thoughts of Quitting

An article appearing​ in the April 2014 issue of the American Marketing Association’s Journal of Marketing Research reports that graphic visual health warnings on cigarette packages aid adolescent smokers’ thoughts of quitting primarily through the emoti
American Marketing Association
added May 9, 2014 00:50

SNOEK: The advantages and disadvantages of stigmatizing smoking

One can also question if the advantages of stigmatizing tobacco, which caused a major decrease of tobacco use in the general population, outweighs the disadvantages of creating another marginalized group. Is there so much reason to stigmatize tobacco smok
Practical Ethics (blog) University of Oxford
added Apr 30, 2014 23:37

Tobacco use tied to 53% of deaths in schizophrenia patients

Among more than 591,000 such patients, tobacco-related deaths were about doubled, compared with the general population, Russell C. Callaghan, Ph.D., and his colleagues reported (J. Psych. Res. 2014;48:102-10).
Clinical Psychiatry News
added Apr 18, 2014 12:25

[UK] Smokers lose one third of everyday memory

The Northumbria University study also found that those who kicked the habit saw their ability to recollect information restored to almost the same level as non-smokers. The study involved more than seventy 18 to 25-year-olds and included a tour of the u
Frontier Post (pk)
added Sep 26, 2013 12:06

Vital Signs: Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Mental Illness — United States, 2009–2011

Conclusions: The prevalence of cigarette smoking is high among adults with AMI, especially for younger adults, those with low levels of education, and those living below the poverty level; the prevalence varies by U.S. region. Implications for Public He
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 5, 2013 22:19

[Sri Lanka] Psychiatrists welcome graphic warnings on cigarette packs

The Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists (SLCP) has welcomed the Health Ministry’s decision to order that cigarette packets sold in Sri Lanka should carry graphic warning labels on them.
The Island (lk)
added Jan 31, 2013 18:28
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