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September 21, 2012 An experimental drug that blocks certain brain receptors can reduce nicotine cravings in addicted rats and baboons - a finding researchers say could lead to new medicines to help people stop smoking for good. Read More.
September 20, 2012 Use of nicotine replacement therapy does not increase the risk of adverse cardiovascular events in the first year following acute coronary syndromes, according to research published in the Oct. 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology. Read More.
September 20, 2012 As a superannuated politician, I remember well the hundreds of meetings in back rooms and city council chambers where the air was so thick that I could hardly see, let alone breathe. Read More.
September 19, 2012 Michigan’s law banning smokers from lighting up in bars and restaurants has had no negative impact on businesses, according to a study released Monday by the state’s Department of Community Health. Read More.
September 19, 2012 People who smoke or drink heavily may develop pancreatic cancer at an earlier age than those who avoid those habits, according to a U.S. study, but quitting both appears to help. Read More.
September 18, 2012 The tobacco industry has the answer for maintaining the next generation of tobacco-addicted people to preserve big profits for the corporations and their stockholders. Read More.
September 18, 2012 New research finds that high cigarette taxes take a heavy toll on low-income smokers, compared to those who are wealthier. Read More.
September 17, 2012 A new study shows that newborns that have been exposed to nicotine from both active and passive smoking mothers show poor physiological, sensory, motor and attention responses. Read More.
September 17, 2012 Smokers in the United States are generally smoking less than they used to, according to a new Gallup poll. Read More.
September 14, 2012 Smokers may get fewer hours of sleep and have a less restful slumber than non-smokers, a new study suggests. Read More.
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