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(Medical Xpress)—Many obstetric care providers could benefit from additional communication training to effectively address smoking cessation with their pregnant patients, according to new research published by Magee-Womens ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—North Carolina, a tobacco-growing state, does a lot to protect smoking: Its cigarette taxes are nearly the lowest in the country, and it only banned smoking in most restaurants, bars and hotels ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—With a New Year approaching and healthy lifestyle choices topping the list of personal resolutions, millions of smokers across New York State and more throughout the U.S. will attempt to quit smoking. Making ...
Addiction Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
With menthol cigarettes to be banned and cigarette packs sold with repulsive images of rotting lungs, the European Union released new anti-tobacco proposals Wednesday, the first in over a decade.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women who are even light-to-moderate cigarette smokers may be significantly more likely than nonsmokers to suffer sudden cardiac death, according to new research in Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, an American Heart ...
Cardiology Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A federal appeals court has denied the government's request to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S. teens are much less likely to buy cigarettes if they are hidden from view, new research suggests.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When cigarette taxes rise, hard-core smokers are more likely than lighter smokers to cut back, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Just 10 minutes spent in the back seat of a car with a smoker in the front, boosts a child's daily exposure to harmful pollutants by up to 30%, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant women with mental health disorders are facing too many barriers to help them quit smoking during pregnancy despite their willingness to accept support, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Jo ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from Sweden reveals that having low peer status in adolescence is a strong risk factor for regular and heavy smoking in adulthood. Researchers from Stockholm University in Sweden used a large database that followed ...
Addiction Nov 20, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new University of Cincinnati study examines how anxiety sensitivity can thwart the efforts of smokers with asthma to quit smoking. This new direction of research from Alison McLeish, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In an innovative move to help reduce the damaging health effects of tobacco, the radical proposal of introducing a ''smoker's license'' is debated by two experts in this week's PLOS Medicine.
Health Nov 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Health warning labels (HWLs) on cigarette packages that use pictures to show the health consequences of smoking are effective in reaching adult smokers, according to the results of a new study published in the December issue ...
Health Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A frank and graphic nationwide media campaign to motivate smokers to quit seems to be working, say researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0