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Adolescents’ Perceptions of Light and Intermittent Smoking in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Misconceptions about the safety of light and intermittent smoking are widespread among US adolescents. Significant public health attention is needed to redress these misperceptions.
Pediatrics
added Jan 12, 2015 23:04
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[California] Scripps Scientists Discover New Vaccine To Help Smokers Quit

In a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, the researchers said they discovered which is the best target of two types of nicotine, which are referred to as left-handed and right-handed. According to the institute, 99 percent of the nico
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:59
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[Australia] Anti-smoke drug blamed for death

A Perth mother wants her son's death investigated by the State Coroner...Daniel Patterson was prescribed varenicline, a medication marketed as Champix that has been linked to 25 suicides in Australia in the seven years to 2014 and anoth
West Australian (au)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:43
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Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in Canada

Poor data collection means there could be many more cases, experts say. But the maker of Champix says no reliable, scientific evidence fingers the drug in deaths
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:24
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[UK] E-cigarettes rigged by drug users to smoke hallucinogen DMT

Drug users have discovered a method of adapting electronic cigarettes to vaporize a potent class A hallucinogen known as dimethyltryptamine or DMT. The straightforward “hack” is being discussed openly on multiple web forums, with DMT enthusiasts describ
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 8, 2015 11:10
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[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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Emotional reaction facilitates the brain and behavioural impact of graphic cigarette warning labels in smokers

results suggest that emotional reaction to graphic warning labels contributes to their public health impact and may be an integral part of the neural mechanisms underlying their effectiveness. Given the urgency of the debate about the constitutional risks
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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Long After Loss of its Glamorous Image, Smoking Keeps a Tight Grip on the Mentally Ill

“Smoking has moved from the glamorous to the more marginalized,”... Nonetheless, doctors, psychiatrists and counselors have been reluctant to attack this problem, various experts say, for a number of reasons. A major one is a lingering, but dubious, assu
FairWarning
added Jan 7, 2015 18:01
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A brain basis for sex differences in response to smoking

The Journal of Neuroscience, Cosgrove et al. investigates the neural correlates of these differences using a newly developed technique and identify a potential neurobiological reason for sex differences in relation to cigarette smoking.
ScienceBlog
added Jan 7, 2015 15:11
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[Germany] Hypnotherapy helps smokers kick the habit

In Germany, hypnosis has been recognized as a treatment method in the field of psychotherapy since 2006 - but it still suffers from an image problem. This can be linked to how the practice of hypnotherapy is often confused with stage hypnosis, where a su
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Jan 7, 2015 15:10
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