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Cigarette Addiction Affects Men, Women's Brains Differently; Brain Scans Reveal Need For Tailored Treatment

Researchers at Yale University studied the brains of men and women using positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Their intention was to measure the changing levels of dopamine, which control the brain’s pleasure and reward pathways, in men and women's b
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2014 17:17
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Social media to help study e-cigarette habits

Using a USD 2.7 million, 5-year grant from the US National Institutes of Health, the team will collect data from Facebook, Twitter and several e-cigarette forums among other websites, said Daniel Zeng, co-principal investigator at University of Arizona.
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 26, 2014 22:52
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ADHD May Raise Teens' Odds for Smoking, Drinking

ens are more likely to start smoking or drinking with each additional symptom they have of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or conduct disorder, new research suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 25, 2014 22:48
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Mother's Depression Tied to Later Delinquency in Kids

Teens are more likely to smoke, drink and use marijuana -- and to do so at an earlier age -- if their mothers were depressed when the kids were in grade school, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 23, 2014 21:21
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Effects of Nicotine and Nicotine Expectancy on Attentional Bias for Emotional Stimuli

nicotine abstinence appears to disrupt attentional bias towards emotional facial stimuli. These data provide support for nicotine’s modulation of attentional bias as a central mechanism for maintaining affect regulation in cigarette smoking.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:52
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Exclusive: FDA prices 'lost pleasure' of junk food into calorie count rule

lost-pleasure analysis, which is criticized by some leading economists and public health groups, was tucked into new regulations published last month ...analysis the agency relied almost solely on a 2011 paper by then-graduate student Jason Abaluck. In an
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2014 06:26
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GLANTZ: FDA discounts value of menu labeling because of lost pleasure of not eating junk food. What's next?

we raised a concern that the FDA would expand its practice of discounting health benefits of other public health regulations that would encourage healthy eating. On December 8, 2014 Reuters reporter Sharon Begley reported that the FDA did just that in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:23
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[Hawaii] E-Cigarettes May Lure Teens into Traditional Smoking

Teens who use e-cigarettes don't have as many of the characteristics typically seen in teens who smoke traditional cigarettes, such as impulsiveness or having behavior problems at school, according to a new study. The finding could indicate that advertis
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:15
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Australian Smokers’ and Nonsmokers’ Exposure to Antismoking Warnings in Day-to-Day Life: A Pilot Study

The overall number of encounters with antismoking warnings in people’s everyday life is relatively low, particularly among smokers. Smokers are likely to avoid messages and respond defensively, thus limiting their potential effectiveness.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 21, 2014 05:39
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[California] Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions.

Strong majorities of students supported outdoor smoking restrictions across all policy types. Comprehensive tobacco-free policies are effective in reducing exposure to smoking and intention to smoke on campus.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:43
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