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2013-08-16 10:30:26

Patients who participated in a smoking-cessation program during hospitalization for mental illness were able to quit smoking and were less likely to be hospitalized again for their psychiatric conditions, according to a new study led by a Stanford University School of Medicine scientist. The findings counter a longstanding assumption, held by many mental-health experts, that smoking serves as a useful tool in treating some psychiatric patients. Smoking among such patients has been...

2013-08-06 12:12:07

Researchers have long suspected some kind of link between childhood abuse and smoking. But in an interesting twist, a new study from the University of Washington finds a connection not between whether or not abused children will ever begin smoking but to how much they smoke once if do start. “In other words, people are as likely to smoke whether or not they were sexually or physically abused, but they’re inclined to smoke more if they were abused and...

2013-07-31 23:00:43

This colorful and humorous presentation is a wonderful way to educate our youth about the harmful effects of smoking Montana (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 More than 700 chemical additives are found in cigarettes. Many of these chemicals are toxic and 69 of them have been linked to cancer. Think Before Stink written by Kim Kins Dixon is a colorful anti-smoking comic book that humorously depicts the dangerous effects of smoking. Readers are introduced to non-smoking characters; the lab mouse,...


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