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(HealthDay)—People who take the prescription quit-smoking drug Chantix may be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems, and doctors should weigh the risks of the drug against it benefits, the U.S. Food ...
Medications Dec 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
France's efforts to stub out smoking have been a complete failure, a spending watchdog said Thursday in a damning report that warned only sustained price hikes will curb the country's love affair with Gauloises and Gitanes.
Health Dec 13, 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
(HealthDay)—Primary-care doctors should offer children and teens counseling and educational programs to prevent them from smoking, according to new recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services ...
Addiction Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A medication being tested to help smokers kick the habit also may help avoid the weight gain that is common after quitting but only in women, according to a study published in the December issue of Biological Psychiatry. This i ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study provides the first experimental evidence that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (5) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham researchers have been involved in a new study showing that exposure to second-hand smoke, as well as a mother's smoking while pregnant, significantly increases ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Patients with severe back pain who quit smoking report less pain than patients who continue to smoke
For years, research has shown a link between smoking and an increased risk for low back pain, intervertebral (spine) disc disease, and inferior patient outcomes following surgery. A new study, published in the December 2012 ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People who like to smoke when they drink may be at greater risk of suffering a hangover the next morning, according to a study in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Addiction Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S. federal and state policies are at a "tipping point" in terms of winning the war against smoking, according to an American Lung Association report.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(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
A law forcing tobacco firms to sell cigarettes in plain packets came into effect in Australia on Saturday in an effort to strip any glamour from smoking and prevent young people from taking up the habit.
Health Dec 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 4
(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
(AP)—Germany's most populous state is toughening a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, closing loopholes in its five-year-old restrictions.
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A federal judge on Tuesday ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking's health effects, including the death on average of 1,200 ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3