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Mentally Ill Smoke 30% of All Cigarettes

MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2013 12:36
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The Fatter of Two Evils

ENGBER: Why are Americans more afraid of gaining weight than smoking cigarettes?
Slate
added Jul 23, 2012 10:34
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KANE: There's a strange and somewhat icky reason we say people have 'Type A' personalities

popularization of TABP actually came from flawed studies funded by the tobacco industry that were meant to obscure and discredit claims...didn't need invincible proof. It just had to show that smoking didn't necessarily cause heart disease — that, instead
TechInsider
added Aug 5, 2016 03:03
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Graphic warning labels on cigarettes may spur fears of loss of freedom

A new study suggests that graphic warning labels on cigarettes — cadavers, diseased lungs and gums, and smoke drifting around an infant — strike some people as manipulative, a reaction that could backfire on the attempt to steer individuals away from sm
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 7, 2016 08:41
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How graphic warnings on cigarette packets influence smokers' brains

Do graphic warning labels on cigarette packets really help smokers consider the health risks? Yes, according to the results of a new study, which found that such images prompt activity in areas of the brain associated with decision-making, emotion and me
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:24
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Time to quit / Even though it is clear how to get people to stop smoking, rates are still rising in many countries—even some in the rich world

Yet everybody now knows how to get people to quit: hike taxes, ban smoking indoors and advertising, publicise the health risks and help smokers to quit. Countries that follow these steps can see smoking rates fall fast: Uruguay’s fell from 33% to 25% in
The Economist
added Jul 9, 2015 15:44
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[Kentucky] Secret Tape: McConnell and Aides Weighed Using Judd's Mental Health and Religion as Political Ammo

A recording of a private meeting between the Senate GOP leader and campaign aides reveals how far they were willing to go to defeat the actor/activist.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 9, 2013 19:52
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Why Have Tobacco Control Policies Stalled? Using Genetic Moderation to Examine Policy Impacts

This study provides novel evidence of “gene-policy” interaction and suggests a genetic mechanism for the large differences in response to tobacco policies. The inability for these policies to reduce use for individuals with specific genotypes suggests alt
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Dec 6, 2012 10:35
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Kicking the Habit - New Research Examines The Barriers To Quitting Smoking For Smokers With Asthma

The findings will be presented at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
added Nov 15, 2012 11:11
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[Nevada] LETTER: Correcting misinformation about second-hand smoke

I believe it is my responsibility to ensure that misinformation he stated . . . As it turns out, smoking and secondhand smoke exposure may be just as bad for your brain as it is for your heart, lungs and the rest of your body.
Mesquite (NV) Local News
added Oct 11, 2012 15:40
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