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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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[Canada, UK] Mothers who smoke during pregnancy 'put children at risk of obesity later on'

Dr Amirreza Haghighi, of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, who led a new study, said 'Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking is a well-established risk factor for obesity, but the underlying mechanisms are not known. 'Preference
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:53
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Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate

Further exploration of the potential unintended consequences of facilitating a transition from combusted to non-combusted products is warranted, and special consideration of the effects of nicotine exposure among vulnerable populations—including pregnant
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:58
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[Australia] Smoking While Pregnant Increases Risk Of Children Being Involved In Crime, Study Suggests

Research involving 5,000 Australian families looked into antisocial behaviour among 12 and 13-year-olds and found smoking "occasionally" or "frequently" was a "significant risk factor" for children being involved in crime. The study by the Australian In
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:35
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