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Turning the Spotlight on Tobacco and Heart Disease

According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes heart attack, range from 61% in China to 5% in Egypt; and adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes stroke, rang
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 30, 2018 17:24
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Positive Expectancies for E-Cigarette Use and Anxiety Sensitivity among Adults

This study provides the first empirical evidence of a transdiagnostic construct (anxiety sensitivity) in relation to e-cigarette use and how it interplays with positive expectancies for e-cigarette use beliefs and behavior. These novel data suggest futur
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:30
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Consumer Perceptions of Cigarette Design in France: A Comparison of Regular, Slim, Pink and Plain Cigarettes

In comparison to the grey cigarette, each of the branded cigarettes were considered more appealing, less harmful, and more likely to motivate teenagers to start and less likely to motivate smokers to reduce consumption or quit.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:29
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Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy

The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute shows. Previous research by
ScienceDaily
added May 24, 2018 18:19
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The Health Risks Of A Toxic Workplace

“Many of the workplace exposures are as harmful to people as secondhand smoke in terms of their effects on self-reported physical health, mental health, having a physician-diagnosed illness, and mortality,” says Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor of organizati
WGBH (Boston, MA)
added May 21, 2018 23:44
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[Canada] Smokers wanted for study looking at link between smokes packaging, behaviour

“When you basically get rid of that branding, there’s nothing more to look at except for the warning,” said addictions researcher Mohammed Al-Hamdani, which presumably would make the product less appealing and reduce smoking rates.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added May 20, 2018 18:06
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Psychological Functioning in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Preliminary Study of Relations with Smoking Status and Disease Impact

demonstrate associations of three psychological factors – anxiety sensitivity, distress intolerance, and anhedonia – with smoking status, COPD symptom impact, and negative reaction to symptoms. Cognitive-behavioral interventions targeted to these psycholo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:42
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AAP urges FDA to protect youths from Juuling, other tobacco products

“Once the brain is addicted to nicotine, it is extremely hard to go back to a nicotine-free state,”...AAP CEO/Executive Vice President Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP, and leaders from other partner organizations met with FDA Commissioner Scott
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 17, 2018 16:37
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Little 'Quit-Smoking' Help at U.S. Mental Health Centers

stop-smoking assistance is limited at behavioral health centers, said Corinne Graffunder, director of CDC's Office on Smoking and Health. "Many people with mental health and substance abuse disorders want to stop smoking and are able to quit, and can do
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 02:19
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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