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To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Smokers exhibit elevated risk for suicide, but it is unknown whether smoking interventions reduce suicide risk.
5 hrs ago | Medical Daily
Favoritism, more often than not, is written off as friendly, family banter. There's no way your parents could love your brother or sister more than you, right? Not so fast.
9 hrs ago | Korea Herald
South Korea recently announced an 80 percent hike in the price of cigarettes in an attempt to curb the country's smoking rate, which was particularly high among adult men. Lorea's male smoking rate stood at 43.7 percent in 2012 and was one of the highest of all members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
13 hrs ago | Medical Daily
Hey smokers, your penchant for salty snacks? It's doubling your risk for rheumatoid arthritis , according to a recent study published in the journal Rheumatology . The 386 smokers involved with the study had previously participated in a community intervention program, based in Sweden, nearly eight years prior to the onset of their RA symptoms.
The City of Salem is considering banning smoking on some public sidewalks, including the walkways next to Salem Hospital and Willamette University. Mayor Anna Peterson proposed the ban at the request of officials from the hospital and university.
No smoking signs are posted on more and more facilities nationwide, and it's a trend happening right here in our area as well. To help wind down the number of students who smoke, CCU will launch their first student smoke-free clinic this Tuesday September 16. "The clinic is an 8 week program, whenever we first meet in the first session we're just going to do welcome introductions and talk about the free from smoking program.
From the 1940s through the 1970s , the United States was a nation of smokers. Since then though, the turnaround has been gradual but decisive: The map data comes from The Tax Burden on Tobacco, 2012 , an industry compendium first published in 1949.
What are kiosks selling so-called "e-cigarettes" doing in St Ann's and St George's shopping centres? Cigarettes are kept behind secure counters in the shops and away from children, so is Harrow Borough Council encouraging a message that it's all right to smoke in public places?
Alcohol, smoking and poor childhood diets are among public health issues that should be targeted by the next government, doctors have said. Measures such as imposing a minimum unit price on alcohol and a ban on selling cigarettes to anyone born after 2000 are being backed by the British Medical Association .
The service is being launched in the run up to the annual Stoptober event when people sign up to the 28-day challenge of an October without cigarettes. People who live or work in Doncaster can contact the new Yorkshire Smokefree service for free expert advice, face to face, over the telephone or online, and stop smoking products to help them quit.
In families, the perception that parents have a favorite is linked with the less-favored children being twice as likely to use alcohol, cigarettes or drugs. For parents worrying about keeping score and managing perceptions of fairness, one expert has some very simple advice.
QUITTING cigarettes is no laughing matter - but some of Britain's top comics are helping Lancashire smokers kick the habit. Just over one in five of the county's population are said to smoke but they are being urged to banish the demon weed as part of the Stoptober initiative.
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.
As electronic cigarettes flew off shelves on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years, investors flocked to a business some hope will be the future for tobacco. Now sales growth is slowing from a 2011 peak and private funds are more cautious about the smokeless devices, making it harder for independent e-cigarette firms to raise capital and hitting their share prices.
It was hailed as a straightforward step to protect the public from the dangers of secondhand smoke at crowded beaches and public parks. But now, with the stroke of his pen, Governor Christie has vetoed a bill that would have further limited smoking in public.
After years of study and lots of questions from the Food and Drug Administration questions, a pill called Contrave finally got the agency's OK Thursday. It's the third diet medicine to get the regulatory go-ahead in recent years.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:08 pm
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