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October 12, 2017
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Smoke-free world: We all can take a part in creating smoke-free environment

In recent years, thanks to a push by health organizations and anti-smoking movements, the world has become much more aware of the risks involved with smoking and the long-term damage it can cause. Many leading countries around the world have … Continue reading

January 24, 2014
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Heart attack survival far lower in UK than Sweden

The chance of surviving a heart attack is far lower in the UK than Sweden, according to a major new study published in The Lancet. The startling findings suggest that more than 11,000 lives could have been saved over the … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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Smoking: Quitting is Tough for Teens, too

A new study finds that relatively early into tobacco addiction, teens experience many of the same negative psychological effects during abstinence as adults do, with a couple of exceptions. The data can inform efforts to improve the efficacy of quitting … Continue reading

February 20, 2012
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In The Mouth, Smoking Zaps Healthy Bacteria, Welcomes Pathogens

COLUMBUS, Ohio — According to a new study, smoking causes the body to turn against its own helpful bacteria, leaving smokers more vulnerable to disease. Despite the daily disturbance of brushing and flossing, the mouth of a healthy person contains … Continue reading

February 11, 2012
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New Ability To Regrow Blood Vessels Holds Promise For Treatment of Heart Disease

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin researchers have demonstrated a new and more effective method for regrowing blood vessels in the heart and limbs — a research advancement that could have major implications for how we treat heart … Continue reading

September 19, 2011
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MU Study Finds Quitting Smoking Enhances Personality Change

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri researchers have found evidence that shows those who quit smoking show improvements in their overall personality. “The data indicate that for some young adults smoking is impulsive,” said Andrew Littlefield, a doctoral student in … Continue reading

August 19, 2011
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‚Extreme Negative Anti-Smoking Ads Can Backfire’

*MU researchers say disgusting and threatening ads can cause strong defense responses from viewers* COLUMBIA, Mo. – Health communicators have long searched for the most effective ways to convince smokers to quit. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that … Continue reading

April 12, 2011
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Study Finds Public Relatively Unconcerned About Nanotechnology Risks

A new study finds that the general public thinks getting a suntan poses a greater public health risk than nanotechnology or other nanoparticle applications. The study, from North Carolina State University, compared survey respondents’ perceived risk of nanoparticles with 23 … Continue reading