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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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[Kentucky] YETTER: State needs smoke-free law

Joining Westrom and Adams to speak on behalf of a smoke-free law were Wayne Meriwether, the CEO of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, representing the Kentucky Hospital Association, and Brent Cooper, president of a Covington internet tech
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 15:30
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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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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MURUGESAN: Clear and present danger

With the Asia Pacific region accounting for more than half of the world’s tobacco consumption, the need to tackle the addiction to smoking is crucial, writes Meera Murugesan
New Straits Times (my)
added Dec 23, 2014 03:20
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[New York] Upstate NY adults more likely to smoke than adults in rest of the state and nation / An Affordable Care Act provision supports smokers who have resolved to quit

Excellus BCBS's "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults" reports that smoking costs New York state more than $15.6 billion (2014 dollars) each year in direct medical costs and economic productivity losses.
readMedia
added Dec 19, 2014 02:09
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[Australia] Significant number of women still smoking while pregnant: birth rate report

THOMAS ORITI: The dangers of smoking during pregnancy are well established and today's findings further the point. About 6 per cent of babies were born with a low birth-weight - that's less than 2.5 kilograms - but the rate doubled for mothers who smoke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:17
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Number of babies born in Australia increases for first time in five years: birth rate report

The AIHW figures show smoking during pregnancy was reported by more than 12 per cent of all mothers in 2012 and in almost 35 per cent of teenage mothers. Almost half of Indigenous mothers reported smoking during pregnancy.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:15
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1 in 8 Japanese women too thin, survey says

The figures reflect slow progress in the implementation of measures against secondhand smoke, despite growing calls to accommodate non-smokers ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:59
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[Armenia] Number of women smoking in public places has also gone up

The results of the Public Awareness about the Harmful Impact of the Use of Cigarettes and Second-Hand Smoking Program were presented on December 5. As the PR Service of the Youth Foundation of Armenia reports to "ArmenPress", the program was carried out b
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:16
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[Asia, India] Elderly woman shot dead over cigarette shortage

When Mishro Devi checked her store for cigarettes, she didn't find any. When she told him, the man allegedly lost his temper and opened fire at the woman.
India TV (Independent News Service)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:17
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