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New research from Harvard School of Public Health (HPSH) shows that one year after the federal government passed a law banning word descriptors such as "light," "mild," and "low" on cigarette packages, smokers can still easily ...
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Following the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 steps to reduce your risk for heart disease can also help prevent cancer, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking is a known risk factor for back pain and disc disease. In a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), researchers reviewed smoking cessation rates ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Adults with a mental illness or a substance-abuse disorder represent about 25 percent of the U.S. population but account for nearly 40 percent of all cigarettes smoked in the country, according ...
Health Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Adults in India are substantially more likely to abstain from smoking at home if they are prohibited from smoking at work, a new study has found.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The first skin patch approved to treat migraines offers patients an alternative to pills, nasal sprays and injections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Smoking is tied to significantly shorter disease-free survival (DFS) and time to recurrence (TTR) in patients undergoing treatment for stage III colon cancer, according to a study published ...
Cancer Apr 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(HealthDay)—A majority of Americans (52 percent) now favor legalizing marijuana, and 72 percent feel that the government efforts to enforce marijuana laws are not worth their cost, according to research ...
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Smoking scenes in youth-rated movies doubled in number between 2010 and 2012, and have returned to the same level as a decade ago, according to a new report.
Health Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of ...
Cancer Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious, according to a new survey profiling the nation's health launched Tuesday.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cancer sufferer Dietmar Erlacher's lonely anti-smoking campaign in Austria, one of Europe's last bastions of the habit, has won him insults, enemies and even several assaults.
Health Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women say they get less satisfaction and less enjoyment from smoking cigarettes that come in plain, standardised packs - according to new research released today (Thursday).
Health Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Brain function in adults as young as 35 may decline as their heart disease risk factors increase, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
African-Americans are less likely than whites and women are more likely than men to have had a prior diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) regardless of their current disease severity, according to a new ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0