Navigation Links
Both good/bad movie characters who smoke influence teens to do the same
Date:7/1/2009

In that letter, the authors state, "[M]ovie smoking represents only one of several factors that contribute to youth smoking trends, including the marketing of tobacco, price of cigarettes, restrictions imposed by the Master Settlement Agreement in 1999, and state prevention programs. Nonetheless, the downward trend in movie smoking is consistent with an influence on downward trends in adolescent smoking." Sargent is a professor of pediatrics and the co-director of the Cancer Control Research Program at DMS's Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Heatherton is a professor of psychological and brain sciences at Dartmouth College.

Tanski acknowledges that, although there is a downward trend, smoking still occurs in many movies that teens watch, particularly given the popularity of movie channels and video rentals providing access to older films. "Parents should limit movie viewing and specifically restrict access to R-rated movies, which tend to contain more smoking," she said. "When teens do see movies or TV shows that contain smoking, parents should talk with them in an effort to discourage initiation of smoking."


'/>"/>

Contact: Sue Knapp
sue.knapp@dartmouth.edu
603-646-3661
Dartmouth College
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Teens who see more smoking in movies may have increased risk of becoming established smokers
2. Smoking in Movies May Put Teens at Risk
3. Ricki Lakes New Movie, The Business of Being Born Promoted by Local Mom-Roots Campaign
4. R rating might be unlikely to affect teens exposure to smoking in movies
5. Increasing young adult smoking linked to smoking in movies
6. On-screen smoking in movies linked to young adult smoking behavior
7. Actor Joe Pantoliano Discloses Depression; Talks About His Latest Movie and His Sensitive Side
8. Awake the Movie Highlights the Need for Goldilocks Anesthesia, Says Dr. Barry L. Friedberg, Developer of Bispectral Index (BIS) Monitored Propofol Ketamine Sedation, Now Trademarked as Minimally Invasive Anesthesia (MIA)(R)
9. Smoking in Movies Linked to Kids Lighting Up
10. AAP Calls for an End to Toxic Tobacco Content in Hollywood Movies
11. Global Sound Conference Invites Los Angeles Residents to Experience the Latest in Stress Relief with Free Exhibits, Live Music, Movie Screenings and More
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Oaksterdam ... Industry Today . In its first post, the University ... growing and changing cannabis industry. , The cannabis industry ... Colorado alone is expecting an 18-month boost of more ... and adult use pot sales. And, the new legal ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... throughout the first year follow a set of ... syllables and first words. However, previous research had ... differ between hearing and deaf infants. Now, University ... primarily motivated by infants, ability to hear their ... who received cochlear implants to help correct their ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... FL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... of the newly renovated Women’s Health Center on ... feet of space, the specially designed center offers ... in East Pasco County. The Women’s Health Center ... pelvic floor health, labor and delivery through The ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... "The primary purpose of the CALL LIGHT CADDY is ... Ca.. "Call lights are often found on the floor, lost ... pole out of the patient's reach. In order to make ... need it, I created this caddy." , She developed the ... within easy reach. The accessory ensures that the call device ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... studies found that FDG-PET technology is less accurate ... regions where infections like histoplasmosis or tuberculosis are ... cancer could lead to unnecessary tests and surgeries ... , Histoplasmosis and other fungal diseases are ... bird droppings and are found in soils. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Oaksterdam University Addresses "Why Quality Training Matters in a Growing Marijuana Industry" in First Blog Post 2Health News:Oaksterdam University Addresses "Why Quality Training Matters in a Growing Marijuana Industry" in First Blog Post 3Health News:Infant cooing, babbling linked to hearing ability, MU researcher finds 2Health News:Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Celebrates Grand Opening of Women’s Health Center 2Health News:Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Celebrates Grand Opening of Women’s Health Center 3Health News:Study questions accuracy of lung cancer screens in some geographic regions 2
... the time in emergency rooms , , TUESDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay ... someone is having a heart attack, they are mistaken 9.2 ... that minutes matter with these patients and doctors have to ... say researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation. , "Our ...
... three and older in the United States would carry ... the 2008 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education. ... nations young children, fill a gap for working families, ... boost the economy, award winners Edward Zigler, Walter Gilliam ...
... led by Mayo Clinic have designed a technique that uses ... cells that spread from primary tumors to other parts of ... shows that this technology could be the basis for a ... appeared in the Dec. 9 online issue of Nature Medicine. ...
... inexpensive infection control measures, hospitals around the world could prevent ... TB), according to a new study in The Lancet by ... Wings for its ability to spread and kill rapidly, XDR ... identified in all regions of the world, including the United ...
... for patients with spinal cord injuries can stimulate ... compensatory changes in the brain, say Canadian researchers. ... function and the ability to walk. , A ... the remarkable benefits of rehabilitation training after a ...
... remains America,s No. 1 killer, AHA says , , TUESDAY, ... death rates in the United States are declining, the ... the nation, according to the American Heart Association. , ... for many people, according to the American Heart Association,s ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Diagnosis of Heart Attack Can Be Wrong 2Health News:Researchers train the immune system to deliver virus that destroys cancer in lab models 2Health News:Researchers train the immune system to deliver virus that destroys cancer in lab models 3Health News:Simple strategy could prevent half of deadly tuberculosis infections 2Health News:Intensive training post-spinal cord injury can stimulate repair in brain and spinal cord 2Health News:U.S. Heart Disease Death Rates Falling 2Health News:U.S. Heart Disease Death Rates Falling 3
(Date:9/23/2014)... HARRISBURG, Pa. , Sept. 23, 2014 ... prescription drugs Sat., Sept. 27, as part of National ... anonymous, no questions asked. Take-Back Day is ... Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), aimed at encouraging the public ... that are prone to abuse and theft. ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 2014 Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... focused on the development and commercialization of a ... diseases and cholesterol gallstones, announced today that the ... approved its request for Fast Track Designation of ... Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis, or NASH.  FDA ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... , Sept 23, 2014  Vesselon, Inc. today announced ... of Directors, effective September 15, 2014. Dr. Raths, appointment ... its placement agent to market a private preferred Series ... early stroke treatment. "Jurgen,s deep experience across ... a great asset to Vesselon as we develop our ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Galmed Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Fast Track Designation of Aramchol for the Treatment of NASH 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Fast Track Designation of Aramchol for the Treatment of NASH 3Vesselon Announces Jurgen Raths, MD to Serve on Board of Directors 2Vesselon Announces Jurgen Raths, MD to Serve on Board of Directors 3
... Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:,NVAX) today announced that it ... vaccine candidate against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome,(SARS). The ... Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue preclinical development ... "Until now, it has been difficult to ...
... Three of Four HUMIRA Patients from CHARM Study in Remission ... ... May 21 Results from an,open-label extension study of two ... patients treated with,HUMIRA(R) (adalimumab) achieved long-term clinical remission and clinical,response, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Novavax Announces Proprietary Method to Create SARS Vaccine and Renewal of NIH Funding for SARS Vaccine Development 2Novavax Announces Proprietary Method to Create SARS Vaccine and Renewal of NIH Funding for SARS Vaccine Development 3Abbott Presents Long-Term Data From Extension Study Showing Adult Crohn's Patients Treated With HUMIRA(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Remission 2Abbott Presents Long-Term Data From Extension Study Showing Adult Crohn's Patients Treated With HUMIRA(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Remission 3Abbott Presents Long-Term Data From Extension Study Showing Adult Crohn's Patients Treated With HUMIRA(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Remission 4Abbott Presents Long-Term Data From Extension Study Showing Adult Crohn's Patients Treated With HUMIRA(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Remission 5Abbott Presents Long-Term Data From Extension Study Showing Adult Crohn's Patients Treated With HUMIRA(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Remission 6Abbott Presents Long-Term Data From Extension Study Showing Adult Crohn's Patients Treated With HUMIRA(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Remission 7
... cage system provides anterior column support for ... from T1 to L5. The system consists ... polymer cages that are stacked to a ... Peek Carbon fiber reinforced polymer material emulates ...
... is an extrudable, moldable bone void filler that ... anywhere in the skeletal system, including extremities, the ... as a temporary scaffolding for new bone formation. ... X-ray, making healing easier to assess. Boneplast kit ...
... CE mark for its synthetic bone substitute Ossatura. ... of a smart material, i.e. a material that ... of events in the musculo-skeletal system that results ... and improved fusion, and reduces in part or ...
... Cerasorb bone regeneration ... beta-tricalcium phosphate composite ensures ... unique spherical structure maximizes ... Permeability is the most ...
Medicine Products: