News tagged with smoking cessation

Cultural games change attitudes

Persuasive technologies such as educational video games are more effective at changing people's attitudes or behaviours when they are adapted to a specific cultural audience.

dateJun 24, 2009 in Social Sciences
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US cancer death rate drops again in 2006

(AP) -- The U.S. cancer death rate fell again in 2006, a new analysis shows, continuing a slow downward trend that experts attribute to declines in smoking, earlier detection and better treatment.

dateMay 27, 2009 in Cancer
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