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Social media e-cigarette exposure and e-cigarette expectancies and use among young adults

was associated with current e-cigarette use indirectly through two of the four positive outcome expectancies examined, namely, positive “smoking” experience and positive sensory experience. We discuss the implications of the findings in the context of tob
Science Direct
added Nov 17, 2017 23:09
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Vaping while pregnant could cause craniofacial birth defects, study shows

The findings, published in the journal PLOS ONE in late September, add to growing scientific evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes pose health risks despite being widely considered a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:52
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Investigators compare effects of nicotine with and without menthol on brain and behavior

"Our findings support the notion that beyond flavor, mentholated tobacco may have psychoactive effects that impact nicotine addiction and withdrawal," said Guillaume Poirier, PhD, instructor in psychiatry and co-author of the study. "Adding menthol to ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:23
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Why does smoking increase your risk of MS?

The effect of smoking is long-lived: it takes about 10 years after quitting for disease activity to return to the level of people who don’t smoke. As well as being harmful in terms of overall health, smoking increases your risk of Crohn’s disease and Rheu
Barts MS blog
added Nov 17, 2017 15:15
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[UK] 'Vaping should be part of support' to help smokers with mental health conditions quit

A group of health bodies and charities has called for more to be done to help smokers with mental health conditions quit, including accessing e-cigarettes and other treatments. ...the Mental Health & Smoking Partnership said that smoking remains “part of
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Nov 16, 2017 00:47
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[UK] Webinar – the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition

On 13 November 2017, the Mental Health & Smoking Partnership hosted a webinar on the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition. The webinar featured presentations from Dr Debbie Robson who gave an overview of harm reduction and the
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:10
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries

HWL disparagement was assessed as the frequency of making fun of HWLs in the past month...HWL disparagement among smokers may indicate greater warning relevance and processing and does not result in counterproductive effects on cessation efforts.
Health Education Research
added Nov 17, 2017 20:03
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The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as a tobacco control tool in the mental health setting [FREE FULL TEXT]

The CRPD contains several provisions that oblige State Parties to address the issue of smoking and mental health, particularly in relation to quit services, smoke-free policies in mental health facilities, health education focused on correcting mispercept
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:34
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Study explores nicotine patch to treat mild cognitive impairment

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of 29 sites participating in a national study to determine whether a daily transdermal nicotine patch will have a positive effect on attention and early memory impairment in older adults diagnosed with M
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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How alcohol and nicotine reshape the brain – and may pave the way for cocaine addiction

new research offers fresh evidence that alcohol and nicotine – two psychoactive agents that are legal, ubiquitous and widely used during adolescence – ease the path that leads from casual cocaine use to outright addiction.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 7, 2017 05:30
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