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Exploring causality of the association between smoking and Parkinson’s disease

Conclusions These results are highly suggestive of a true causal link between smoking and PD, although it is not clear which is the chemical compound in cigarette smoking responsible for the biological effect.
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Nov 21, 2018 14:47
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Marketing That Targets People's Health Motivations Can Propel Them To Action By Double To Triple Digits

This year, Wunderman Health chose to study the smoking cessation category—in which decades of anti-smoking campaigns have failed to persuade the estimated 38 million Americans who smoke to quit.
PR Newswire
added Nov 15, 2018 10:24
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[New York] No bones about it, smoking causes orthopedic problems

Studies suggest that smoking cigarettes changes the way that the brain processes sensory stimuli and perceives pain. Nicotine tricks the body into feeling less pain at first and releases feel-good chemicals like dopamine, which is why smoking has an addi
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 14, 2018 17:39
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Breaking the Smoking-Drinking Connection

Researchers have found that nicotine in cigarettes cancels out the sleepiness caused by alcohol, basically allowing people to keep drinking … and smoking. The two vices feed off of each other. It takes time for your brain to stop associating the two act
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 12, 2018 21:46
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CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:58
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Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health Ills

Smokers with mental health issues are only half as likely to quit as those with good mental health, the research team found. "Overall, tobacco cessation programs have been very successful, but our research suggests that people with mental health problem
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:24
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[Australia] No butts – it’s time to help people with mental health conditions quit smoking

Some health professionals may have put smoking in the “too hard basket” for certain patients with complex or urgent health needs. But there is good evidence people with mental illnesses want to quit smoking, that they are capable of quitting, and that sm
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:19
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Smoking and Vitamin D Deficiency Likely to Worsen CIS Prognosis, Model Suggests

Smoking and low levels of vitamin D can worsen prognosis for people with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), researchers who developed a model for predicting long-term disability progression report. Their study, “Predicting the course of CIS patients ad
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
added Nov 6, 2018 10:33
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A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial Testing the Effectiveness of the Addressing Tobacco Through Organizational Change (ATTOC) Model for Improving the Treatment of Tobacco Use in Community Mental Healthcare: Preliminary Study Feasibility and Baseline Findi

Conclusions This trial of training in tobacco treatment within mental healthcare is feasible thus far; self-reported rates of tobacco treatment are low and associated with clinician attitudes and barriers. I
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2018 19:50
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Quit rates are low and not increasing among cigarette smokers with mental health problems

Even as more and more American quit smoking cigarettes, individuals with serious psychological distress (SPD) are much less likely to extinguish their habbit. A new study by scientists at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and The City Universi
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:09
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