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Smokers with bipolar disorder, other affective disorders, and no mental health conditions: Comparison of baseline characteristics and success at quitting in a large 12-month behavioral intervention randomized trial

Smokers with BD and other ADs had similar long-term quit rates despite numerous differences in baseline characteristics. Despite being lower than for smokers without MHCs, long-term quit rates from web-based treatment are promising for smokers with BD as
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27

Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this study find a way to help?

Black and Hispanic Americans, especially those with low income and education levels... Given such obstacles, what could help these smokers quit? The federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million to a team of researchers, le
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 7, 2018 18:47

National anti-smoking campaign helps smokers with mental health conditions try to quit

The CDC’s 2016 Tips from Former Smokers or "Tips" campaign, in which Rebecca appeared, was one of the first to deliberately feature someone who had a mental health condition and successfully quit smoking. At its core, Rebecca's message was this: I had d
Scope (Stanford University School of Medicine)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:29


Smoking is one of the risk factors that has been associated with ALS in several studies. It is not known whether this increased risk is caused by nicotine, oxidative stress, or other toxins in tobacco products. A survey of 562,804 men and 556,276 women
ALS News Today
added Nov 29, 2018 22:51
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The 2016 Tips From Former Smokers® Campaign: Associations With Quit Intentions and Quit Attempts Among Smokers With and Without Mental Health Conditions

National media campaigns are an important population-level strategy for reaching specific population groups who are experiencing tobacco-related disparities. The findings support the inclusion of ads featuring people living with mental health conditions
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 30, 2018 17:52
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Study Links Smoking, Reduced Parkinson’s Risk, But Comes with Caveat

“Our discovery is incredibly important from a scientific point of view and should prompt basic science research aimed at identifying the agent responsible for this effect found in one would ever be advised to use smoking as a preventive treat
Parkinson's News Today
added Nov 28, 2018 21:27

Researchers find more recently diagnosed cancer survivors likely to drink, smoke

Recently diagnosed cancer survivors are more likely to drink alcohol, use tobacco, and frequent tanning beds than people in later stages of recovery, according to a research team from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Roswell Park Compreh
added Nov 28, 2018 00:18
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letters Keep Children Away From E-Cigarettes Readers urge the Food and Drug Administration to act more decisively.

The agency’s most serious moves focus on banning menthol cigarettes; that is very important, but not at all relevant to the problem of nicotine-addicted children who are “Juuling” without realizing that they are ingesting not only nicotine, which changes
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2018 04:03

[Australia] Claim that nicotine causes schizophrenia is not justified

Researchers have raised ‘serious concerns’ that nicotine may cause schizophrenia. However, there is no evidence to support the claim. The study in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry by researchers from Australia and Finland aimed to determine if SMOKING
ATHRA - Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:13

Negative social cues on tobacco packaging could help reduce smoking intentions

tobacco packaging that reminds smokers that broad societal 'others' disapprove of the activity can trigger feelings of self-consciousness, which in turn reduces smoking intentions. This approach was particularly effective in 'isolated' smokers who did not
added Nov 28, 2018 00:10
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