National Updates

Pain and substance use interact in a vicious cycle that can ultimately worsen and maintain both chronic pain and addiction, [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019
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New research has found that heavy drinkers who are trying to stop smoking may find that reducing their alcohol use [...]
Thu, Dec 27, 2018
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Continuous indoor exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke triggers changes in the heart's electrical activity, known as cardiac alternans, that can [...]
Thu, Dec 27, 2018
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Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, [...]
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
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An annual physical typically involves a weight check and questions about unhealthy habits like smoking, but a new study suggests [...]
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
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New research suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette [...]
Fri, Dec 07, 2018
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Studies have repeatedly linked maternal smoking during pregnancy with reduced sperm counts in male offspring. Now a research team has [...]
Mon, Nov 26, 2018
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Non-smokers who had access to smoke-free restaurants, bars and workplaces had lower systolic blood pressure readings than those who lived [...]
Wed, Nov 21, 2018
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No, sitting is not the new smoking, despite what countless newspaper articles have peddled in recent years. [...]
Mon, Nov 05, 2018
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Smoking hookah tobacco acutely impairs blood vessels' ability to function, according to preliminary research. [...]
Mon, Nov 05, 2018
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