News tagged with smokers

Indigenous Australians are not heavy smokers

( -- A recent study has busted the myth Indigenous Australians are heavy smokers and has indicated those living in remote communities consume fewer cigarettes a day than other smokers, even though they continue ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Health
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Smoking mind over smoking matter

Nicotine patches and gum are common -- and often ineffective -- ways of fighting cigarette cravings, as most smokers have discovered. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University shows why they're ineffective, and may provide ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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A community approach to kicking the habit

A team of health researchers from The University of Nottingham are spearheading a new project to reduce tobacco use in an area which has one of the highest rates of smoking in the country.

dateJun 29, 2010 in Health
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Scottish people 'living dangerously'

Almost the entire adult population of Scotland (97.5%) are likely to be either cigarette smokers, heavy drinkers, physically inactive, overweight or have a poor diet. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Health
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Snuffing out smoking in those with HIV

While researchers have done a good job documenting health problems associated with the high prevalence of smoking among Americans who have HIV/AIDS, it's now time to focus on how to get these smokers to kick the habit, Saint ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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