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[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

Israeli scientists: smoking may slow Parkinson's disease

Israeli researchers are one step closer to discovering a treatment for Parkinson's disease, after finding a genetic mechanism connected to cigarette smoking that keeps the degenerative disease from progressing.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Aug 21, 2012 21:15

[Canada] A lifeline for society's most vulnerable smokers

Long ignored by a mental-health profession that 'deliberately absolved' them of the need to quit, people with mental illness are finally getting help for their stubborn addiction
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:46

[Canada] Sex, Lies, and Cigarettes: Canadian Women, Smoking, and Visual Culture, 1880-2000 (9780773539778): Sharon Anne Cook

She argues that smoking's attraction is rooted in women's changing identity formation and in strategies for empowerment, an idea enriched through extensive analysis of visual culture. It is in these images (yearbooks, posters, photographic collages, print
added Jun 25, 2012 10:57

Harm Perceptions of Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes Differ by Brand, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender in US Adult Smokers: Results from PATH Wave 1

Implications Menthol cigarettes have been historically marketed with messages conveying lower harm than other cigarettes. Little is known about how contemporary adult menthol smokers perceive the harm of their usual brand, and potential differences by ra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:03

[Canada] Exploring the Predictive Validity of the Susceptibility to Smoking Construct for Tobacco Cigarettes, Alternative Tobacco Products, and E-Cigarettes

A significant number of youth that did not currently use tobacco products or e-cigarettes at baseline reported using tobacco products and e-cigarettes over a two-year follow-up period. The predictive validity of the susceptibility construct was high and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06

Pictorial warning labels on tobacco products could help improve communication of risks to smokers

"The results clearly demonstrate that images in warnings get and hold viewing attention, as evidenced by the short latency to first view and the viewing duration of the images. These are important processes in attention and learning theory, and may help
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 6, 2017 15:56

Xiaosi Gu, University of Texas at Dallas – Effects of Belief on Nicotine Cravings

How much of a nicotine craving is only in your head? Our research shows that it is a lot more than we thought. My colleagues and I found that in order to satisfy a nicotine craving, smokers had to not only smoke a nicotine cigarette, but also believe tha
The Academic Minute (WAMC Northeast Public Radio)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:05
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