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[Illinois] American Lung Association and Mental Health America Partner to Support Residents in Smokefree Public Housing Transition

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the project will support public housing residents who are living with behavioral health issues, such as mental illness and substance use disorders, as all federally-owned public housing transiti
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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Craving to Quit: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Smartphone app-based Mindfulness Training for Smoking Cessation

our findings provide preliminary evidence that mindfulness training via smartphone app may help lessen the association between craving and smoking, an effect that may be meaningful to support quitting in the longer-term.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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Temporal Effects of Message Congruency on Attention to and Recall of Pictorial Health Warning Labels on Cigarette Packages

Even when exposed to the same PWL over time, smokers require multiple exposures to recall the text and the message of a PWL. More research on the effects of congruency in the natural environment, where smokers are exposed to multiple PWLs, is needed.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:23
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[California] Different approaches on how to stop smoking

An assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, says it’s a matter of conditioning the brain by new ways of thinking and acting. Ernie Medina Jr, DrPH, has been helping smokers break the cycle of addiction for 25 years. He offer
Loma Linda University Health
added Jun 13, 2018 23:25
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 people, average age 78, who visited a memory clinic in the Netherlands. Brain CT scans showed more than 19
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 13, 2018 23:07
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 people, average age 78, who visited a memory clinic in the Netherlands. Brain CT scans showed more than 19
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 13, 2018 23:07
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Smoking clogs up parts of the brain crucial for memory - increasing the risk of dementia, study finds

It causes a build up of calcium in the hippocampus - gray matter that stores both our recent experiences and those that happened a long time ago. A study of almost 2,000 older people found those who smoked - or were diabetic - were more likely to have t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:22
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Hippocampal Calcifications: Risk Factors and Association with Cognitive Function

Older age, diabetes mellitus, and smoking were associated with an increased risk of hippocampal calcifications. A greater degree of hippocampal calcifications was not associated with lower cognitive function in patients with memory complaints.
Radiology
added Jun 13, 2018 12:19
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[UK] SUSTAINED EFFORTS TO ENSURE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE SMOKE FREE ARE REAPING REWARDS FOR PATIENTS, VISITORS AND STAFF

New research published today shows that the number of patients in mental health hospitals who smoke in the North East is falling thanks to a sustained approach by partner organisations. The evaluation report looks at the work undertaken to drive down sm
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:41
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[UK] NHS STAFF MAKE PLEDGE ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

Senior staff at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW), a provider of mental health and disability services have made a public commitment to reduce smoking rates among both their patients and staff. NTW Chair, Ken Jarrold, Chief Exe
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:13
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