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Teens who conform to gender norms ‘more likely to engage in cancer-risk behaviors’

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on April 17, 2014
Posted in Cancer / Oncology 

A new study finds that the most 'masculine' boys and 'feminine' girls are more likely to engage in behaviors linked to cancer risks than other teenagers.

White House admits ‘worrying about the wrong thing’

Posted by News-Medical.Net Alcohol Addiction News Feed on April 11, 2014
Posted in Uncategorized 

Top officials say they focused too much on whether enough insurance companies would participate and not enough on the smooth rollout of the exchange website, The New York Times reports.

First Edition: April 10, 2014

Posted by News-Medical.Net Alcohol Addiction News Feed on April 10, 2014
Posted in Uncategorized 

Today's headlines include a range of stories taking additional looks at the Medicare physician payment data released yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Postural stability can be affected by chronic smoking

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on April 10, 2014
Posted in Smoking / Quit Smoking 

Chronic cigarette smoking has a high co-occurrence with alcohol use disorders, and roughly 60 to 90 percent of alcohol dependent (AD) individuals seeking treatment are chronic smokers.

Images of tobacco-related diseases on tobacco packets could saves lives in China

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on April 10, 2014
Posted in Smoking / Quit Smoking 

Large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packets in China would increase awareness about the harms of smoking, help to cut smoking rates, and in doing so save lives according to global studies.

New study maps smoking visibility in city streets

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on April 9, 2014
Posted in Smoking / Quit Smoking 

In new research from the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand, the visibility of smoking in city streets has for the first time anywhere been mapped.

Obese women’s ability to taste fat and sugar affected by smoking

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on April 8, 2014
Posted in Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness 

A new study shows that cigarette smoking among obese women appears to interfere with their ability to taste fats and sweets.
New research published in Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) shows that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than...

Lack of insurance coverage a barrier to lung cancer screening

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on April 4, 2014
Posted in Health Insurance / Medical Insurance 

The majority of current and former smokers would welcome screenings for lung cancer if their insurance covered the spiral computed tomography (CT) scans, according to research from Roswell Park...

Boys who started smoking before age 11 went on to have fatter sons

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on April 4, 2014
Posted in Smoking / Quit Smoking 

According to new research from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol, men who started smoking regularly before the age of 11 had sons who, on average, had 5-10kg more body fat...