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Research Roundup: Marijuana

Miranda Reilly - Thursday, 5 June 2014 11:57

Everyone is talking about it, whether it’s on the news or in a conversation with friends or colleagues, marijuana is a hot topic and this month’s Research Roundup is no exception.  Marijuana-related research is picking up steam as demonstrated by the new crop of articles showing up in May.

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Research Roundup: Tobacco

Miranda Reilly - Thursday, 1 May 2014 01:50

With the advent of new technologies, new products, and new communication tools, the world of tobacco is changing – and so are the interventions fighting to stop its use. April’s Research Roundup is a collection of the interesting smoking cessation articles that appeared this past month.

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Anti-smoking Campaigns Have Long History

Miranda Reilly - Monday, 16 December 2013 11:45

In March 2012, the Centers for Disease Control launched Tips From Former Smokers to raise awareness about smoking’s negative health effects. The campaign featured real people talking about how they live with the long-term health problems caused by smoking.  Analyses by the CDC and others found that the campaign more than doubled the volume of quit line calls and more people tried to quit smoking. Although Tips was the first national federally funded tobacco education campaign, there have been anti-smoking campaigns for more than 150 years.

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Research Roundup: October

Miranda Reilly - Tuesday, 19 November 2013 07:39

October’s research roundup includes studies that examine the use of financial incentives in health interventions, tobacco use among those with major depressive disorder, the influence of housework on women’s physical activity levels, the association between chocolate and body mass index, and the relationship between alcohol consumption and melanoma.

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Research Roundup: September

Miranda Reilly - Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:55

As scientists developing educational programs and behavioral interventions to improve public health, we at Klein Buendel, Inc. must stay informed about the latest research developments. To assist KB Collaboratory readers who might also be interested in recent journal articles, we have started a recurring feature called Research Roundup.

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