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Tobacco's Grip on U.S. Veterans

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. military veterans smoke or use some form of tobacco...Among veterans, current tobacco use was highest among those: with no health insurance (60 percent); living in poverty (54 percent); ages 18 to 25 (57 percent); with serious me
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 12, 2018 13:00

[Ireland] You're twice as likely to develop mental health problems if you smoke, HSE says

SMOKERS ARE TWICE as likely to develop mental health issues than those who don’t indulge, research from an Irish health study has found. Dr Paul Kavanagh, Director of Public Health Medicine North East, Specialist in Public Health Medicine and Advisor to
The (ie)
added Jan 11, 2018 00:03

Brain research points the way to new treatments for nicotine addiction

The research, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, identifies specific chemical changes deep in the brain that help drive nicotine addiction. It also describes experiments in which the scientists were able to halt th (am)
added Jan 11, 2018 00:00
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[UK] NHS provider of mental health services bans smoking outside Stonebow Unit

There will be no smoking allowed within the gardens, car parks and grounds at the Stonebow Unit at Hereford County Hospital and at Oak House, in Barton Road, Hereford. The 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, the mental health and learning disabilities provide
Kidderminster Shuttle (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28

Maternal Smoking and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Offspring: A Meta-analysis

With our meta-analysis, we provide evidence for an association between maternal smoking and offspring ADHD but do not solve the causality issues concerning potential confounding by other risk factors. More high-quality studies are needed to establish whet
added Jan 2, 2018 22:36

[Ireland] Smoking bans make married people happier than anyone else

A study led by Dr Eugenio Zucchelli of Lancaster University looked at people’s own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design.
The (ie)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26

Cigarette smoking during pregnancy linked to ADHD risk in offspring

Children born to women who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy, especially when mothers are heavy smokers, are at an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new review of medical studies confirms. Mothers who smoked during pre
added Jan 1, 2018 11:54

Sexual orientation discrimination and tobacco use disparities in the United States

Sexual minorities, especially bisexual adults, are at heightened risk of cigarette smoking, any tobacco/nicotine use, and DSM-5 TUD across all three major sexual orientation dimensions. Tobacco prevention and cessation efforts should target bisexual adul
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:48

Reassessing the importance of ‘lost pleasure’ associated with smoking cessation: implications for social welfare and policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of smokers who might be characterised as having a preference to continue smoking are greatly outnumbered by addicted, discontent and concerned smokers who want to quit and regret ever having started to smoke. These discontent smokers could
Tobacco Control
added Dec 30, 2017 23:17

Cigarette Graphic Warning Labels Are Not Created Equal: They Can Increase or Decrease Smokers’ Quit Intentions Relative to Text-Only Warnings

Among adult and teen smokers, high-emotion graphic warnings were associated with increased risk perceptions and quit intentions versus text-only warnings. Low-emotion graphic warnings backfired and tended to reduce risk perceptions and quit intentions ver
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 26, 2017 01:25
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