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Graphic images on cigarette packs won’t stop smokers from lighting up

Smokers and non-smokers agree that they don’t like graphic images on cigarette packs, but they also think that the pictures still won’t keep them away from lighting up a cigarette. University of Illinois researchers have discovered that the pictures made
New Hampshire Voice
added Feb 24, 2016 20:21

Warning Labels With Graphic Images Don’t Deter Smokers, May Encourage Reactionary Smoking

According to the researchers, the graphic labels are perceived by many as a threat to their choices, freedom, or autonomy. “What we found is that most people don’t like these warning labels, whether they are smokers or nonsmokers,” said communications d
Medical Daily
added Feb 24, 2016 20:20

Are Smoking, Obesity Risky With Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain?

Contrary to expectations, smoking and obesity do not appear to affect the efficacy of, or increase the infection rate related to, spinal cord stimulator implantation, a new study shows. "It's very well known that smoking, for example, can increase the ri
Medical Tribune
added Feb 22, 2016 06:32

Repeated administration of an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor attenuates nicotine taking in rats and smoking behavior in human smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

This translational study indicates that repeated AChEI administration reduces nicotine reinforcement in rats and smoking behavior in humans at doses not associated with tolerance and/or adverse effects.
added Feb 18, 2016 19:45

Vaping may threaten brain, immunity and more

New studies in animals and human cells find some risks almost seem worse than from smoking
Society for Science & the Public
added Feb 15, 2016 20:33

[UK] Leaked report reveals scale of crisis in England's mental health services

The taskforce...concludes that the physical needs of those with mental health issues are also ignored. It suggests a 15% reduction in smoking should be achieved by 2020 by offering targeted support for smokers and ensuring all mental health inpatient uni
The Observer (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:14

[UK] Another nail in smoking's coffin? Smoking makes your kids fat, research finds

Scientists said it was another reason for adults smokers to stub out the habit to quit because they are putting their youngsters at a physical and mental disadvantage for life.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:04

Psychiatric disorders increase among smokers

People who started smoking since it started to be stigmatized are more likely to have a drug or psychological problem.
added Jan 27, 2016 00:12

EPA Confirms Activists' Longtime Claims: Neonicotinoid Pesticide Threatens Honeybees

The EPA's preliminary risk assessment of imidacloprid found that the pesticide "potentially poses risk to hives when the pesticide comes in contact with certain crops that attract pollinators," according to a press statement. The agency found that residu
added Jan 7, 2016 01:59

Teen smokers may be hard-wired to crave cigarettes

To see if young minds might be hard-wired to desire cigarettes, researchers did magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of teens and adults – including smokers and nonsmokers – who watched videos of adolescents and young adults smoking. With teen smokers
added Dec 30, 2015 23:32
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