News tagged with social smokers
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
Living a healthy lifestyle into old age can add five years to women's lives and six years to men's, finds a study from Sweden published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from Canterbury Christ Church University have found that smokers are more likely to stop because of anti-social attitudes towards them than from fear of ill-health.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Extending the smoking ban outside bars could help curb "social smoking" because this goes hand in hand with drinking, suggests a small qualitative study published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young people who smoke each day light up more cigarettes if they see other young smokers. Anti-smoking campaigns wrongly ignore this implicit effect, says Dutch researcher Zeena Harakeh.
Health Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
If you think nicotine receptors are only important to smokers trying to kick the tobacco habit, think again. New research published in the FASEB Journal suggests that these receptors also play an important role in social ...
Medical research Jun 30, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Self-identified social smokers are less likely to try to quit and to avoid smoking for more than a month, according to a national study in the American Journal of Public Health conducted by professors at the ...
Health Jun 14, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0