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[Kansas] KU Tobacco Cessation Expert: Big Disparity In Who’s Smoking, Who’s Dying’

Richter led a Saturday session, “Mental Illness & Tobacco Use: Why Do I Smoke and What Will Really Help Me?” during the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Kansas annual conference in Topeka.
Salina (KS) Post
added Nov 2, 2015 23:28

[Europe] Smoking bans, cigarette prices and life satisfaction

higher cigarette prices reduce the life satisfaction of likely smokers. Overall, smoking bans are barely related to subjective well-being, but increase the life satisfaction of smokers who would like to quit smoking. The latter finding is consistent with
Journal of Health Economics
added Nov 2, 2015 11:20
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[UK] Mental health patients banned from smoking at Cornwall centres

The Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust said staff and patients at centres in Bodmin, Bude, Launceston and Liskeard have worked together with Cornwall's Stop Smoking Service to become healthier venues free from cigarette smoke.
Cornish Guardian (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 08:58

[UK] Why a cigarette is so tempting after a drink: Nicotine undoes the sleepy feeling we get from alcohol, scientists reveal

Smoking counters the effect of sleep-inducing alcohol, which may explain why so many drinkers are smokers, according to scientists at Missouri's School of Medicine 'One of the adverse effects of drinking alcohol is sleepiness,' said Dr Mahesh Thakkar, le
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:53

People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death

Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 29, 2015 12:49

New Study Warns: Quit Smoking to Stay Sober

Smokers were two times more likely than nonsmokers to start drinking again, even after the researchers accounted for factors such as mood and anxiety disorders, illicit drug use and nicotine dependence. Most adults battling alcohol problems also smoke ci
Chicago Tribune
added Oct 29, 2015 08:45

Almost half of elderly patients miscalculate life expectancy |

33 percent of them underestimated how long they might live...“The logic goes that if patients underestimate their survival they may not think it is worthwhile to stop smoking, or eat healthy meals or stay active or undergo cancer screening tests or other
added Oct 23, 2015 18:59

[UK] Drinking less in middle age can cut risk of dementia, says Nice

“The evidence we looked at suggested that people can prevent these outcomes by making simple changes in life – stopping smoking, cutting alcohol, being more active and losing weight. “Even small but regular changes – such as climbing the stairs instead
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:37

New research shows nicotine increases codeine-induced analgesia

According to new research in rat models, nicotine use over time increases the speed that codeine is converted into morphine within the brain, by increasing the amount of a specific enzyme. It appears smokers' brains are being primed for a bigger buzz from
added Oct 21, 2015 12:08

[Canada] Nicotine Gives Brain More Codeine Relief, Risk of Addiction

“Chronic nicotine use, or smoking, increases the amount of an enzyme that converts codeine into morphine within the brain, increasing pain relief. This may also make you more prone to addiction as the faster a drug gives you a high, the easier it is for y
University of Toronto
added Oct 17, 2015 13:04
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