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Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Second, lung cancer is a disease that many believe is the result of smoking, so there is a tremendous amount of guilt. Third, many lung cancer patients have other significant medical issues due to smoking, such as heart disease. So they feel overwhelmed
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2017 03:12

'Smart genes' account for 20% of our intelligence: 40 newly found genes suggests smart people are tall, thin and unlikely to smoke

people with the genes were more likely to have high educational achievements, and were also likely to be taller, not to smoke, and to have autism spectrum disorder. In contrast, people with the intelligence genes were less likely to have Alzheimer's dise
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:34

Effect of message congruency on attention and recall in pictorial health warning labels

The nine pictorial health warning labels (PWLs) proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration vary ....Our results suggest that message congruency between visual and textual information is beneficial to recall of label content. Moreover, images captured
Tobacco Control
added May 17, 2017 02:54

Measured, opportunistic, unexpected and naïve quitting: a qualitative grounded theory study of the process of quitting from the ex-smokers’ perspective [FREE FULL TEXT]

Remarkably few participants quit completely out-of-the-blue with little or no preparation. Findings are discussed in relation to stages-of-change theory, catastrophe theory, and dual process theories, focusing on how dual process theories may provide a wa
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:52

Secondhand smoke risk perception and smoke-free rules in homes: a cross-sectional study in Barcelona (Spain) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Risk perceptions of SHS exposure were associated with the voluntary adoption of indoor smoke-free homes.
BMJ Open (uk)
added May 12, 2017 17:25

[UK] Leaked draft of Labour 2017 manifesto – full text

Labour will implement a Tobacco Control Plan, focussing on issues of mental health and children smokers, along with groups in society, such as BAME and LGBT communities, with high prevalence of the use of tobacco products.
The Spectator (uk)
added May 12, 2017 16:55

Quit-smoking drug safe for lung disease patients

Varenicline is the most effective medication to help smokers quit... A study of more than 14,000 people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, or COPD, found that those using the drug were no more likely to suffer a heart attack than those using nic
Medical Xpress (
added May 11, 2017 13:16

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or a smoking habit early in life increases your odds for mental decline during middle age, a new study warns. "While it is well known that high blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking are associated with poor cog
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2017 00:41

Bullied teens more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs

Children who are bullied in fifth grade are more likely to become depressed and experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teen years than their peers who weren’t victimized by other kids, a U.S. study suggests.
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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Peer Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and Substance Use: A Longitudinal Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Experiences of peer victimization in early adolescence have a lasting impact, affecting mental health and substance use behaviors during mid- to late adolescence. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians take steps to prevent, ide
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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