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[India, Texas] From 40 cigarettes to 40 minutes of meditation

“I used to smoke 40 cigarettes a day,” Majithia said. “I was in the wrong boat.” Puneet Bhaskar, SKY@UTA vice president, leads a morning meditation session Sept. 16 in the Mavericks Activities Center. Bhaskar said he mediates to help him alleviate stres
The Shorthorn (University of Texas, Arlington)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:38
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Air pollution could be responsible for 60,000 cases of dementia in the UK, with people exposed to dirty air 40% more likely to develop the disease

The disease is thought to be largely caused by genetics, with smoking, obesity and lack of exercise increasing the risk. But the study suggests air pollution also plays a major role. More than 40,000 people in the UK are thought to die early every year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[New York] Neil deGrasse Tyson says smoking weed in space is not a good idea

“The problem is, in space, now, many things will kill you,” Tyson says. “So, if you do anything to alter your understanding of what is reality, that’s not in the interest of your health. So, if you want to get high in space, you can like lock yourself in
New York Post
added Sep 19, 2018 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Pennsylvania] Penn researchers receive $18 million grant for Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

The center will examine the effects of advertising, packaging, and labeling on perceptions, use, and exposure to tobacco products
EurekAlert
added Sep 20, 2018 17:01
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[UK] Dementia Incidence Tied to Air Pollution

Older people living in areas with higher air pollution were more likely to be diagnosed with dementia in subsequent years, an observational study in England found. Adults living in areas of London with the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) had a
MedPage Today
added Sep 19, 2018 16:59
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Trends in cannabis use disorder by cigarette smoking status in the United States, 2002–2016

Cannabis use disorder (CUD) occurs among a small subset of cannabis users and may impact cigarette use....the prevalence of CUD significantly increased among non-daily cigarette smokers from 2002 to 2016. In the US, CUD remains significantly higher among
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 18:50
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Item development and performance of tobacco product and regulation perception items for the Health Information National Trends Survey

A “don’t know” response option is helpful for items assessing many emerging tobacco products, but presents several analytic challenges that should be carefully considered. Multiple items assessing specific tobacco product and regulation perception items
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2018 19:10
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Prenatal and concurrent cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco effects on adolescent cognition and attention

Highlights • Prenatal cocaine/polydrug exposure (PCE) may lead to substance (SUDs) through associated cognitive deficits and early substance use. • PCE and non-exposed adolescents were compared on cognitive functions and drug use. • PCE adolescents had
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 18:47
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Investigating possible causal effects of externalizing behaviors on tobacco initiation: A Mendelian randomization analysis

• There’s some evidence genetic risk of ADHD is causally related to tobacco initiation. • There’s no clear evidence genetic risk of childhood aggression is causally with tobacco use. • Multiple Mendelian randomization methods were used to strengthen ca
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:54
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