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Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day doubles the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed as a result of a burst aneurysm, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Smoking is the most preventable risk factor for cardiac and lung disease and is expected to cause 1 billion deaths during the 21st century. Electronic cigarettes have been marketed in recent years as a safer ...
Addiction Aug 26, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 4 |
(AP)—An appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the U.S. government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill.
Addiction Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- About 47 percent of American adults have at least one risk factor for heart disease, according to a new report released Friday.
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project) today launched a new report on the effectiveness of tobacco control policies in Uruguay. The ITC Uruguay Survey (the Survey) found that the country's ...
Addiction Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Georgia sold 544 million packs of cigarettes in 2010, earning $201 million in state tax revenue. New research from the University of Georgia suggests a $1 tax increase would decrease consumption by 20 ...
Addiction Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Smokers can begin loosening the tight grip of nicotine addiction by smoking low-nicotine cigarettes, without lighting up any more than they usually do, according to recent research.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking among drug dependent pregnant women is alarmingly high, estimated at 77 to 99%. Programs that treat pregnant patients for substance use disorders often fail to address cigarette smoking despite the clear ...
Addiction Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vietnam has passed a law banning smoking in public places and all tobacco advertising, an official said Tuesday.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organisation.
Health May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- There are smoke-free bars, smoke-free parks, even smoke-free college campuses. But a smoke-free country?
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After decades of indifference, big businesses and the government are turning up the heat on smokers in South Korea, a nation with one of the developed world's highest male smoking rates.
Addiction May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Smoking rates among American teens and young adults fell between 2004 and 2010, but too many of them still light up, a new federal government report reveals.
Health May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most pregnant smokers know that cigarettes can harm their babies. But stern lectures from authority figures wont help them quit.
Addiction May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Health warnings on cigarette packs can help ex-smokers stave off the urge to start smoking again, indicates research published online in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Apr 25, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0