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Impact of Australia's introduction of tobacco plain packs on adult smokers’ pack-related perceptions and responses: results from a continuous tracking survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The introductory effects of the plain packaging legislation among adult smokers are consistent with the specific objectives of the legislation in regard to reducing promotional appeal and increasing effectiveness of health warnings.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:36
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[Hawaii] E-Cigarettes May Lure Teens into Traditional Smoking

Teens who use e-cigarettes don't have as many of the characteristics typically seen in teens who smoke traditional cigarettes, such as impulsiveness or having behavior problems at school, according to a new study. The finding could indicate that advertis
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:15
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GLANTZ: FDA discounts value of menu labeling because of lost pleasure of not eating junk food. What's next?

we raised a concern that the FDA would expand its practice of discounting health benefits of other public health regulations that would encourage healthy eating. On December 8, 2014 Reuters reporter Sharon Begley reported that the FDA did just that in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:23
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Exclusive: FDA prices 'lost pleasure' of junk food into calorie count rule

lost-pleasure analysis, which is criticized by some leading economists and public health groups, was tucked into new regulations published last month ...analysis the agency relied almost solely on a 2011 paper by then-graduate student Jason Abaluck. In an
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2014 06:26
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[Singapore, UK] Blindness threat 'is effective smoking deterrent'

Researchers, who presented their findings at the British Thoracic Society’s winter meeting on Friday (December 5), reported that, while there is a low awareness of the link between smoking and blindness, it has a “much higher deterring impact” to smoking
Optometry Today (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:50
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New study finds that military culture enables use of tobacco for stress relief

Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, such as exercise or taking meditation breaks, could be more valuable and effecti
News-Medical.net
added Dec 7, 2014 17:20
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Abstinence-induced changes in the brain could help predict relapse in smokers

Quitting smoking sets off a series of changes in the brain that Penn Medicine researchers say may better identify smokers who will start smoking again--a prediction that goes above and beyond today's clinical or behavioral tools for assessing relapse ris
News-Medical.net
added Dec 5, 2014 11:23
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Military Culture Enables Tobacco Use

Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, such as exercise or taking meditation breaks, could be more valuable and effecti
Health Behavior News Service
added Dec 4, 2014 20:41
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Tobacco Smoke Could Up Pain in Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers from Purdue University found that the pain being exacerbated by acrolein could be reduced by the drug hydralazine, which has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for hypertension. The drug has been shown to be effective in r
University Herald
added Dec 4, 2014 19:44
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Tobacco smoke toxin could increase pain in people with spinal cord injury

A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 19:38
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