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24 Apr Health behavior change

Studies led by Dr. Lorraine Reitzel have demonstrated that subjective social status (SSS) is an important predictor of health behavior change. Among low SES groups (i.e. homeless smokers), SSS was shown to predict smoking cessation outcomes. Studies from Dr. Reitzel's Lab can be found here. ...

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28 Jul Monica Webb Hooper reviews smoking cessation among racial/ethnic minorities

  In this article, Monica Webb Hooper and colleagues systematically review literature on smoking in minority groups published between 2010 and 2014. The article reviews smoking cessation trials and factors associated with cessation. It discusses the different strategies that effectively facilitate smoking cessation in different racial/ethnic groups, as...

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14 Jul Differing treatment options for women smokers

Visit the link below to read about Sophie Davis/CUNY School of Medicine professor Dr. Philip Smith's study on differing treatment options for women smokers. The study, Sex Differences in Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Comparative Efficacy: A Network Meta-analysis, was published earlier this week in the journal "Nicotine &...

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11 Mar SRNT 2016 Conference

TRACC Scholar Daniel Robles and TREND Scholar Alina Shevorykin presented their poster, "Attentional Differences in the Presence of Cigarette Cues Among Smokers, Ex-Smokers, and Non-smokers" at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) conference last week. ...

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