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Russia psychiatric hospital fire kills 23

Medical personnel said patients did not have access to matches or lighters. Nurse Nadezhda Sukhareva said patients were allowed to smoke but staff would light their cigarettes for them outside the building. "There's no way we would give them matches,"
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:23
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[Australia] Safety info upgraded for anti-smoking drug

The production information (PI) for varenicline, marketed in Australia as Champix, also now includes a warning that consuming alcohol may increase the risk of psychiatric symptoms. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on Wednesday issued an adviso
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:23
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The Best Drug for Quitting Smoking Can't Shake Its Suicide Stigma

a review of the scientific literature has the exact opposite effect: one can’t help but conclude that something else is causing these people to feel like they’re losing control. The truth is difficult to pin down, and it’s made Chantix a unique case stu
Vice.com
added Nov 24, 2015 20:49
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RAPID RESPONSES: Maudsley Debate: Should psychiatric hospitals completely ban smoking?

British Medical Journal
added Nov 11, 2015 00:27
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Maudsley Debate: Should psychiatric hospitals completely ban smoking?

A “smoking culture” leads to disproportionate harm among people with serious mental health problems, argue Deborah Arnott and Simon Wessely. But Michael Fitzpatrick thinks it unethical to deprive patients of autonomy and impose treatment
British Medical Journal
added Nov 5, 2015 16:16
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[UK] Health Inequalities Resource Pack

The pack is designed as a set of pragmatic tools... Smoking also causes many people to fall below the poverty line. It is estimated that over a million people could be raised out of poverty if people in their household quit smoking. This poverty calculato
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:33
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Almost half of elderly patients miscalculate life expectancy |

33 percent of them underestimated how long they might live...“The logic goes that if patients underestimate their survival they may not think it is worthwhile to stop smoking, or eat healthy meals or stay active or undergo cancer screening tests or other
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2015 18:59
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Smoking May Increase Risk for Stroke in Older Adults With Migraine image

Older adults who smoke have an increased risk for stroke if they experience migraines, a new study suggests.
Pain Medicine News
added Oct 15, 2015 13:10
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Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

that Chantix (varenicline) helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the anti-smoking medication worked equally well for both men and women. "Studies show that women have a harder time quitting smoking than men, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2015 17:27
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[France] Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children

analysed data on pre- and postnatal exposure to tobacco in the homes of 5,200 primary school children. They show that this exposure is associated with a risk of behavioural disorders in children, particularly emotional and conduct disorders. The associati
INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical research (fr)
added Sep 28, 2015 14:37
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