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Terry Martin

Tobacco in the News

By November 5, 2012

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Stopping Smoking Early Can Boost Women's Lives by 10 Years - BMJ
A study of more than a million women finds giving up smoking before reaching 30 can extend life by 10 years.

Smoking Bans Boost Heart Health - Medpage Today
Anti-smoking laws reduced risks of hospitalization and death for smoking-related cardiovascular and lung diseases, with the most comprehensive laws having the biggest impact on hospitalizations and deaths, according to a meta-analysis.

Smoking and Hyperactivity Share Common Genetic Risk Factor - Science Daily
A variation of a particular gene may link the behaviours typical of childhood attention hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD for short, and those associated with smoking, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

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