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Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes Help Smokers Remember Dangers

A new study shows that U.S. smokers are more likely to recall the health message on a pack of cigarettes if it is displayed with a graphic warning than in traditional text alone.
Scientific American blogs
added Jun 15, 2012 14:12

[Canada] KREISMAN: Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

Carrie Fisher was a lifelong smoker who died at age 60 from a sudden heart attack...She had also fought mental health and addiction battles. The prevalence of smoking is disproportionately elevated in both of these groups...a meaningful public teaching mo
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:22

Study: Graphic tobacco warning labels more effective at delivering anti-smoking message - HealthPop

A new study finds that the labels actually work, and are more effective at teaching smokers the health risks from cigarette smoking than traditional warnings.
added Jun 16, 2012 08:03

[Canada] Day 202: Not Corporately Responsible?

Forensic psychiatrist Dominique Bourget has been involved in more than a few news-grabbing trials during her career as an expert witness on behalf of people who wish to be found "not criminally responsible" or otherwise escape full penalties for the crime
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 24, 2014 01:09

QuickStats: Ten Most Common Chronic Conditions* Among Persons Living in Residential Care Facilities — National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, United States, 2010

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 9, 2012 14:00


Tobacco holds sway over the soul as much as it does the body. The qualities it takes in its various forms make it a near irresistible complement to the particular desire dominant in an individual’s soul. How we react to these forms says as much about our
First Things (The Institute on Religion and Public Life)
added Sep 19, 2015 17:38

A New Designer Drug That Causes ‘Excited Delirium’ Is Sweeping Florida

Flakka is mostly made out of synthetic amphetamine like cathiones which can also be found in bath salts. The drug can be acquired in a crystalline-form just like methamphetamines. ...The most common method is to smoke it using an e-cigarette. This way, on
Daily Science Journal
added Apr 6, 2015 13:00

Study Finds No Increased Risk Of Suicide In Patients Using Smoking Cessation Drugs

showed no clear evidence of an increased risk of treated depression or suicidal behavior for patients prescribed with varenicline or bupropion compared to those taking nicotine replacement therapies.
Newsroom America
added Oct 13, 2013 20:47

[UK] Smoking and mental health (PDF)

• Understanding the physical and psychological impact of quitting smoking for mental health service users is an important part of a harm reduction strategy. • Smoking affects the way some psychiatric drugs are metabolised, with more medication needed th
NHS Confederation (uk)
added Sep 16, 2013 23:12

Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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