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[Canada] Becoming tobacco-free is feasible, boosts safety in a mental health hospital

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) showed positive changes in attitudes and a reduction in patient agitation after implementing a fully tobacco-free environment at Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospit
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:20
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17
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CHAPMAN: Is nicotine really as safe as e-cigarette supporters make out?

the long-term consequences of inhaling an average of 200 and up to 600 times a day a soup of vaporized flavouring and other chemicals approved for ingestion but not inhalation will not be known for many years.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:30
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Why Do So Many Schizophrenics Smoke?

Scientists are still studying how nicotine and schizophrenia may be linked. The brain contains several types of receptors—proteins on the surface of cells that receive chemical messages. Nicotine attaches to the same type of receptors as a brain chemi
Healthgrades
added Nov 29, 2014 02:02
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[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08
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Researchers Find Why Nicotine in Cigarettes May Relieve Anxiety in Smokers

Preclinical findings may lead to therapies to help smokers quit without feeling anxious
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
added Nov 9, 2012 14:33
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Menthol use among smokers with psychological distress: findings from the 2008 and 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health -- Hickman et al. -- Tobacco Control

An elevated prevalence of menthol use was found among persons with severe psychological distress, suggesting another group that could potentially benefit from the regulation of menthol cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 22, 2012 22:24
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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

“Everybody should be questioning,” says McNutt. “That’s a hallmark of a scientist. But then they should use the scientific method, or trust people using the scientific method, to decide which way they fall on those questions.” We need to get a lot better
National Geographic
added Feb 18, 2015 22:08
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Brain links weakened by nicotine withdrawal may explain smokers' relapse

A new brain imaging study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that the high rate of relapse among smokers trying to quit may be due to an inability - brought on by nicotine withdrawal - to switch from the "default mode" brain network, to the "executive
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:48
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[Canada] Day 200: The rational decision to smoke. Again.

it would be hard to deny that today's expert witness at the Montreal tobacco trials, Professor Kip Viscusi, is at the very least a "true believer" in free-market economics of the Cato Institute variety.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 22, 2014 09:47
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