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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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[West Virginia] Pregnant women in W.Va. show high rates of tobacco use

even the county in West Virginia with the lowest rate of smoking during pregnancy, Putnam County, had a rate nearly twice the national average — 15.5 percent. Between 2011-2015, a total of 102,361 babies were born in West Virginia. Of those births, 26,80
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Aug 21, 2017 14:33
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[Maryland] Proposed smoking ban in Salisbury parks: reactions

DelmarvaNow.com
added Aug 21, 2017 00:36
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Co-occurrence of tobacco product use, substance use, and mental health problems among adults: Findings from Wave 1 (2013–2014) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This nationally representative study of U.S. adults is the first to comprehensively document tobacco use, substance use, and mental health comorbidities across the range of currently available tobacco products, while also demonstrating that female tobacco
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:00
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Marijuana and tobacco co-use among a nationally representative sample of US pregnant and non-pregnant women: 2005–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Because co-use of marijuana and tobacco could have additive, if not multiplicative, health consequences, research on co-use of these substances during pregnancy is critical. Surveillance of marijuana and tobacco use patterns in future years will be import
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 23:55
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[UK] Smokers quizzed over Albion's survival chances at the litter bin

A ‘ballot bin’ has been fixed to a post at the taxi rank in Chapel Road and invites smokers to vote on a simple question by putting their cigarette ends in one of two slots... “This is a fun way of getting across a serious point. “Cigarette ends are the
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:37
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[UK] Does current smoking predict future frailty? The English longitudinal study of ageing [FREE FULL TEXT]

current smokers compared with non-smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty over 4 years among community-dwelling older people. Given that smoking is a modifiable lifestyle factor, smoking cessation may potentially prevent or delay develo
Age and Ageing
added Aug 18, 2017 18:11
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[UK] Teenagers who vape are four times more likely to try smoking, finds controversial study

However, other experts say if ecigarettes were acting as a ‘gateway’ to tobacco for teenagers then smoking rates would be rising among that age group, but they are actually at an all-time low
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:02
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[Australia] Smoking facts: One-in-four Queensland tradies still have the habit

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2017 17:58
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Frequency and Content of Conversations about Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Health communication can influence behavior by changing social interactions. Our trial characterized social interactions about pictorial cigarette pack warnings with a large longitudinal sample in a real world setting. Understanding these conversations c
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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