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Richard Smith: How public health moralists are promoting harm from tobacco and helping the tobacco industry

The evidence is clear that e-cigarettes are much less harmful than cigarettes, and the evidence that use of e-cigarettes encourages smoking among the young is weak...fast thinking moralisers may be preventing other benefits for those who cannot stop smok
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 16, 2015 07:20
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Smoking May Increase Risk for Stroke in Older Adults With Migraine image

Older adults who smoke have an increased risk for stroke if they experience migraines, a new study suggests.
Pain Medicine News
added Oct 15, 2015 13:10
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Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

that Chantix (varenicline) helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the anti-smoking medication worked equally well for both men and women. "Studies show that women have a harder time quitting smoking than men, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2015 17:27
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Smoking Cessation May Slow Brain Volume Loss in MS

Smoking cessation appears to decelerate loss of brain volume in multiple sclerosis (MS), and may have an effect on long-term clinical outcomes, data presented in a poster session at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Oct 14, 2015 17:24
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[Florida] BAZDAR: Memory: Is nicotine friend or foe? ($$)

The widespread use of caffeine also begs the question of whether all “addictions” are bad as well as the question of what is an addiction.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Oct 14, 2015 13:02
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Exercise and stop smoking to improve depression after heart attack

Dr Nanchen's research shows that exercise and stopping smoking may improve depression after heart attack. He studied 1,164 patients who were part of the Swiss Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) cohort, a large prospective multicentre study of patients with A
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:20
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[Asia, China] How passive smoke can affect your mood

A survey of more than 1 000 non-smoking, middle-aged women suggested that those who were exposed to second-hand smoke had more than double the risk of having depression than those who were not, reports the journal Psychiatry Research. Researchers at Gua
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 9, 2015 17:03
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THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN | Coming October 14 | PBS

Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the human brain in an epic series that reveals the ultimate story of us, why we feel and think the things we do. This ambitious project blends science with innovative visual effects and compelling personal stories,
You Tube
added Oct 6, 2015 11:17
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ARCHIVE: The Possibilian / What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain.

Scientists are often drawn to things that bedevil them, he said. “I know one lab that studies nicotine receptors and all the scientists are smokers, and another lab that studies impulse control and they’re all overweight.”
The New Yorker
added Oct 6, 2015 11:16
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[France] Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

Researchers analyzed data from more than 5,200 primary school students in France and found that those exposed to secondhand smoke while in the womb and/or at a young age were at higher risk for behavioral problems, particularly emotional and conduct diso
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 1, 2015 15:13
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