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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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[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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[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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[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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[North Carolina] Patients who smoke want respect from physicians

What is it like to be someone who smokes in today's increasingly smoke-free world? How can providers best interact with their patients who smoke and support their efforts to become tobacco-free? A new study by researchers from the UNC Department of Family
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:36
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[UK] Smokers at increased risk of depression and anxiety

New research released ahead of our No Smoking Day (11 March) campaign suggests that smokers have a 70% increased risk of anxiety and depression when compared with non-smokers, despite the commonly held perception that lighting up is a stress reliever.
British Heart Foundation (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

New mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a University o
University of Kansas
added Feb 28, 2015 20:21
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High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:37
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