National Updates

An ambitious study has investigated various factors that contribute to air pollution inside the house. Not surprisingly, cigarette smoke emerged [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
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Smokers who received frequent, tailored emails with quitting tips, motivational messages, and social support had cessation rates rivaling that of [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
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A positive attitude toward and desire to take up hookah smoking are the most likely predictors of a young adult [...]
Tue, May 16, 2017
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Medication that helps smokers to quit is safe for use by people with chronic lung conditions, research suggests. [...]
Wed, May 10, 2017
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Research conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, finds effects of secondhand smoke differ between men [...]
Fri, May 05, 2017
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Researchers are working to develop drugs to enhance the function of these receptors in the brain, which could have three [...]
Fri, May 05, 2017
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Social smokers' risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol is identical to those who light up every day, new [...]
Wed, May 03, 2017
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Cigarette smoking accounts for about one fifth of cases of coronary heart disease (CHD), one of the leading causes of [...]
Tue, May 02, 2017
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Personalized screening strategies, such as a gender approach, could be a way to optimize results and allocate resources appropriately. [...]
Mon, May 01, 2017
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The difficulties of prioritizing preventable disease and long term health issues in post conflict zones are explored in a new [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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