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In new VMA spots, Truth Initiative asks whether Big Tobacco is exploiting veterans and the mentally ill

Over the course of a minute each, the videos trace how the tobacco industry has targeted military personnel and mental health patients as ideally positioned to become smokers, a revelation that Truth hopes will outrage the VMAs’ woke-teen viewers. "It’s
Campaign US
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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Americans Underestimate How Bad Smoking Really Is For Their Health

“This evidence suggests that people may think more about smoking health risks in terms of relative risk than in terms of absolute risk or risk difference,” the authors write. Essentially, this means that people don’t fully realize the risk of smoking ver
Medical Daily
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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VIDEO: New ads accuse Big Tobacco of targeting soldiers and people with mental illness

Truth Initiative, a leading tobacco-control nonprofit, has bought TV ads to run this Sunday during MTV’s Music Awards that accuse tobacco companies of purposely targeting mentally ill people and U.S. soldiers. The ads focus on this stark but little know
Washington Post
added Aug 24, 2017 14:43
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Perceptions of health risks of cigarette smoking: A new measure reveals widespread misunderstanding [FREE FULL TEXT]

while Americans have overestimated the absolute risk and risk difference of lung cancer associated with cigarette smoking, Americans have generally underestimated the relative risk. Furthermore, this evidence suggests that people may think more about smok
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:07
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Many Americans still underestimate the risks of smoking, Stanford scholars say

they are underestimating how much more likely it is for a smoker to develop lung cancer than a non-smoker.... So, if people naturally think about such dangers in terms of a ratio, then perhaps rates of smoking would be reduced if Americans are properly in
Stanford Report--Stanford University News Service
added Aug 22, 2017 15:01
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The Influence of Peer Behavior as a Function of Social and Cultural Closeness: A Meta-Analysis of Normative Influence on Adolescent Smoking Initiation and Continuation.

both individual as well as population level dynamics play a critical role in the strength of peer influence. Accounting for cultural variables may be especially important given effects on both initiation and continuation. Implications for theory, research
Psychological Bulletin
added Aug 22, 2017 14:53
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Cigarette smoking is associated with amplified age-related volume loss in subcortical brain regions

• Smokers showed greater age-related subcortical brain volume loss than non-smokers. • In these adults, 22–70 years of age, older smokers showed the most volume loss. • Subcortical white matter (WM), thalamus, cerebellar cortex, and corpus callosum were
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:07
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Cigarette smoking is associated with amplified age-related volume loss in subcortical brain regions [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smokers showed greater age-related subcortical brain volume loss than non-smokers. • In these adults, 22–70 years of age, older smokers showed the most volume loss. • Subcortical white matter (WM), thalamus, cerebellar cortex, and corpus callosum were
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:07
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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