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Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults -- both between patients and towards staff -- following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). Published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, the st
EurekAlert
added Jun 15, 2017 00:05
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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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WURTMAN: Can E-Cigarettes Reduce Smoking Among the Mentally Ill?

The use of vaping, which allows the smoker to inhale smaller and smaller doses of nicotine, may be an effective way of eradicating the addiction. But if this is done by those who have used nicotine as an adjunct to their medication, or as a way of preve
Psychology Today
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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Intrauterine exposure to tobacco and executive functioning in high school

IUTE is associated with offspring’s less optimal EF. Prenatal counseling should emphasize abstinence from tobacco, as well as alcohol and illegal substances.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Jun 9, 2017 15:36
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Mixing Tobacco With Marijuana May Offset Its Effect On Memory, But Increase Heart Risks

The team discovered that combining these two drugs won’t result in a greater high, but it may offset some of the memory loss associated with marijuana, while increasing heart rate. The study contradicts the popular belief that tobacco increases the high
Medical Daily
added Jun 8, 2017 20:14
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22nd Century and Dent Neurosciences Research Center to Partner on Brain Imaging Clinical Trial

Participants will smoke 22nd Century’s proprietary Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes, or conventional cigarettes, which will allow scientists to study both the immediate and longer-term effects of nicotine on brain activity.
Business Wire
added Jun 8, 2017 15:57
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[UK] Funding secured to assess impact of passive smoking on dementia

University of Wolverhampton has secured funding to carry out research on the impact of passive smoking on dementia. Professor Ruoling Chen from the University’s Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, has been awarded a prestigious Marie Sklodowska-C
University of Wolverhampton (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:30
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Just 10 Cigarettes During Pregnancy Can Harm Kids

Babies born to women who smoked as few as 10 cigarettes are more apt to have thinking and learning problems later, a new study suggests. Studies have long shown that babies born to smokers are likely to be premature, small and have behavior problems earl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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Pictorial warning labels on tobacco products could help improve communication of risks to smokers

"The results clearly demonstrate that images in warnings get and hold viewing attention, as evidenced by the short latency to first view and the viewing duration of the images. These are important processes in attention and learning theory, and may help
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:56
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Smoking ten cigarettes a day during pregnancy causes behavioural problems in a child well into their teenage years, study shows

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:33
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