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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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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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“Organic,” “natural,” and “additive-free” cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm

claims may mislead people into thinking that the advertised cigarettes are less harmful than other cigarettes. Disclaimers did not offset misperceptions of harm created by false claims. [FDA] should restrict the use of these misleading claims in tobacco a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:15
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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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