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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57
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Ex-smokers often relapse to recapture their lost social identity

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss'.
News-Medical.net
added Jul 6, 2018 14:11
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Redefining smoking relapse as recovered social identity – secondary qualitative analysis of relapse narratives

onal reactions to relapse, such as pleasure, but also guilt and shame, support this assertion by demonstrating the ambivalence of re-engaging in a behaviour that is situated and rational in terms of individual identity formation, yet ostracised and stigma
University of East Anglia (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 17:07
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Ex-smokers crave lost identity, study shows

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss." As well as being phy
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:48
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Paints, Solvents Tied to Big Rise in MS Risk for Some Smokers

A triple whammy of genetics, smoking, and exposure to paints and solvents at work puts a person at extremely high risk of developing multiple sclerosis, Swedish researchers report. On its own, any one factor elevates the risk for the central nervous syst
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 4, 2018 05:01
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Smoking decisions: Altered reinforcement learning signals induced by nicotine state

learning from positive prediction error signals are reduced during smoking abstinence and enhanced following cigarette consumption.... These findings provide a specific computational account of altered reinforcement learning induced by smoking state (abst
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:35
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9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past

we take a look at some of the weird reasons people started smoking back in the day. 1. Torches of freedom Before the 1920s, women who smoked were seen as immoral. Smoking a cigarette and the various techniques used to smoke were seen as a display of mas
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 3, 2018 20:27
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The Effect of Secondary Cigarette Smoke from Household Members on Breastfeeding Duration: A Prospective Cohort Study

Conclusion: Mothers who were exposed to two or more smokers in the household had a significantly shorter duration of any breastfeeding at 12-month follow-up.
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:22
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Did you know?

A 2015 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey found that smoking is not just among the most unhealthy habits, but also the most irritating. The survey, conducted by telephone among a random sample of 1,019 adults across the United States, found that 32 percent of
Warrensburg (MO) Daily Star-Journal
added Jun 26, 2018 20:25
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Heart disease warning for bisexual men: Poor mental health, high rates of smoking and obesity put them at higher risk than any other orientation

Bisexual men may be more vulnerable to heart disease than their straight peers, new research suggests. More than 30 percent of American men suffer from heart disease and it has long remained a leading cause of death. Rates of heart disease, researche
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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