Survey instruments used in clinical and epidemiological research on waterpipe tobacco smoking: a systematic review
- The straw that breaks Joe Camel's back. Maslow, Stacey // Contemporary Pediatrics;Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p92
The author offers a tip to quit smoking. He relates how his teenage patient quit smoking through the use of a package of colorful straws. The patient claims that when she feels a craving for a cigarette, she blows through a straw. She says that biting on the straw helps stimulate the experience...
- Smoking and vertical bone defects in a Saudi Arabian population. Baljoon, Mostafa; Natto, Suzan; Abanmy, Abdulhadi; Bergström, Jan; Bergström, Jan // Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry;2005, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p173
Purpose:To investigate the relationship between water pipe and cigarette smoking and the prevalence and severity of vertical periodontal bone defects. Material and Methods:A study sample of 355 individuals in the age range 17 to 60 years was recruited from Jeddah,...
- Smoking in relation to ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction: findings from the Register of Information and Knowledge about Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admissions. L Björck // Heart;Jun2009, Vol. 95 Issue 12, p1006
OBJECTIVES: In the past few decades, clinical presentation in AMI has been reported to be changing, with milder cases and less ST-elevation myocardial infarction, the most serious form of AMI. The better outcome may be due to improved medical and interventional management, as well as more...
- The Deadly Cigarette. // America;7/27/1929, Vol. 41 Issue 16, p365
The author reflects on the attacks on tobacco smoking. The author states that the advocates against tobacco are now basing their claims on science. The author contends that the reported dangers of cigarettes to babies makes the advertisements of cigarettes a murderous campaign. The author argues...
- ENTERING THE NO-SMOKING CENTURY. C.P. // Prevention;Jan90, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p51
Focuses on the outlook for smoking prevention campaigns in the U.S. in the 21st century. Increased scope of smoking prohibition; Restrictions on the sale of cigarettes to adult locations such as bars and restaurants; Social divide of smokers and non-smokers; Rise in the number of quitters.
- Noticing Smoking Matters. // Daughters;Jan/Feb 2004, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p3
Studies the implications of observed smoking practices by teenagers on the perceived behavioral expectations placed upon the group by the population in the U.S. Influence brought about by peers on the smoking habits of adolescents; Implications of smoking frequency on the justification of the...
- Compliance and enforcement of a partial smoking ban in Lisbon taxis: an exploratory cross-sectional study. Ravara, Sofia B.; Castelo-Branco, Miguel; Aguiar, Pedro; Calheiros, Jose M. // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Research evaluating enforcement and compliance with smoking partial bans is rather scarce, especially in countries with relative weak tobacco control policies, such as Portugal. There is also scarce evidence on specific high risk groups such as vehicle workers. In January 2008,...
- Pulse. // Current Health 2;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p4
The article presents information on a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health on what parents say about their children regarding smoking.
- The 21st century hazards of smoking and benefits of stopping: a prospective study of one million women in the UK. // British Dental Journal;2/23/2013, Vol. 214 Issue 4, p169
There is little if no 'excess mortality' from smoking in women that quit before 30 years of age.