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Tobacco smoking negatively affects teens’ brains


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has concluded that tobacco smoking can affect teenagers' brains.While studies have linked cigarette smoking to deficits in attention and memory in adults, UCLA researchers wanted ... Read more...

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Teen smokers fail to recognize early signs of nicotine dependence


May 4th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Teens, who have just started smoking occasionally, do not recognize the early symptoms of dependence, according to a new study.Led by Dr. Chyke Doubeni, of the ... Read more...

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Personalized telephone counselling can help teen smokers to quit


October 13th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Intervention programmes dedicated to eliminating cigarette smoking among teenagers have shown promising results with the impact rate of six-month continuous quitting, say researchers.The trial launched by researchers at ... Read more...

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Team sports participation can’t compete with movies to keep kids from smoking


July 7th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Participation in team sports lowers the odds of children smoking, but it can't compete with the powerful influence of smoking in movies, according to a new study.Movies can ... Read more...

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Smoking parents likely to have impulsive kids


November 1st, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Parents who smoke are likely to have impulsive kids, says a new study.The new study led by researchers at Nationwide Childrens Hospital has found that children ... Read more...

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WHO calls for worldwide ban on tobacco adverts


June 1st, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Jun 1 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging governments to ban tobacco advertisements to protect the world's youth from taking up the habit.According to the UN agency, the ... Read more...

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