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E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings

Television ads for e-cigarettes trigger cravings for cigarettes in current and former smokers, a new study found. The study included more than 800 daily, occasional and former smokers who watched e-cigarette ads and then completed a survey to assess thei
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 16, 2015 14:40
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Targacept: A success story comes to an end

We’re sorry that the Targacept story has come to an end. The company did much for Winston-Salem. It took big and brilliant risks in a time when our city sorely needed to see that such risks were still worth taking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2015 11:46
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Vaping in e-cigarette ads 'may encourage tobacco smoking'

For many current smokers - and even former smokers - seeing others puffing on a cigarette can make it hard to resist lighting up. Television advertisements for electronic cigarettes can produce the same effect, according to a new study; they may encourag
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 16, 2015 14:46
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[UK] Effects of first exposure to plain cigarette packaging on smoking behaviour and attitudes: a randomised controlled study (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain cigarette packs reduce ratings of the experience of using the cigarette pack, and ratings of the pack attributes, and increase the self-perceived impact of the health warning, but do not change smoking behaviour, at least in the short term.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 16, 2015 14:33
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[USA] FDA decides to KEEP suicide warning on packaging for anti-smoking drug Chantix...and now warns it 'can change the way people react to alcohol'

The FDA is keeping a bold-letter warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior and other psychiatric side effects
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:10
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Smoking Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Dementia: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies with Investigation of Potential Effect Modifiers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers show an increased risk of dementia, and smoking cessation decreases the risk to that of never smokers. The increased risk of AD from smoking is more pronounced in apolipoprotein E ε4 noncarriers. Survival bias and competing risk reduce the risk o
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:51
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E-Cigarette Advertising Makes One Crave …Tobacco? Surprising Findings by Penn Researchers

Television advertisements for e-cigarettes may be enticing current and even former tobacco smokers to reach for another cigarette....The researchers studied more than 800 daily, intermittent, and former smokers who watched e-cigarette advertising, and who
Annenberg Public Policy Center
added Mar 16, 2015 14:45
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[UK] No, quitting smoking WON'T make you gain weight - and you will feel calmer:

experts warned common myths around quitting are simply not true. Research has shown smoking reduces the risk of dying from conditions like heart disease, lung cancer and chronic bronchitis. It can also lead to improved energy levels, whiter teeth and impr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:25
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Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

The study authors adjusted their findings to account for mothers' smoking during pregnancy, but they did not account for fathers' smoking or other sources of secondhand smoke. Smoking during pregnancy influences a baby's lung development, Rabin noted.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 9, 2015 15:20
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An Adaptation of Motivational Interviewing Increases Quit Attempts in Smokers with Serious Mental Illness

Conclusions: A brief adaptation of MI with personalized feedback appears to be a promising approach for increasing quit attempts in smokers with SMI, but future research is required to determine how to best help smokers with SMI to attain sustained absti
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 8, 2015 08:17
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