The following is a monthly list of selected journal articles and reports on tobacco topics, with an emphasis on Canadian authors and research. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. We try to choose titles of interest to our tobacco control network, but we realize that there are many relevant articles that are not listed. For other material please browse or search our library catalogue at http://library.otru.org.
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Cessation – Cell Phone Programs
Whittaker R, McRobbie H, Bullen C, Rodgers A, Gu Y.
Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016 Apr 10;4:CD006611 [Epub ahead of print]
Cessation – Hospital Patients
Grandi SM, Eisenberg MJ, Joseph L, O’Loughlin J, Paradis G, Filion KB.
Cessation treatment adherence and smoking abstinence in patients after acute myocardial infarction. American Heart Journal 2016 Mar;173:35-40.
Cessation – Pharmacotherapy
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Bupropion and Varenicline for Tobacco Cessation: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness. Rapid Response Report: Summary with Clinical Appraisal. Ottawa, ON: CADTH, March 8, 2016.
Cigarette Packages – Labelling
Yong HH, Borland R, Cummings KM, Lindblom EN, Bansal-Travers M, O’Connor RJ, Elton-Marshall T, Thrasher JF, Hammond D, et al.
US smokers’ beliefs, experiences and perceptions of different cigarette variants before and after the FSPTCA ban on misleading descriptors such as ‘light’, ‘mild’, or ‘low’. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2016 Apr 15 [Epub ahead of print].
Soler R, Orenstein D, Honeycutt A, Bradley C, Trogdon J, Kent CK, et al.
Community-based interventions to decrease obesity and tobacco exposure and reduce health care costs: Outcome estimates from communities putting prevention to work for 2010-2020. Preventing Chronic Disease 2016 Apr 7;13:E47.
Levy DT, Cummings KM, Villanti AC, Niaura R, Abrams DB, Fong GT, et al.
A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products. Addiction 2016 Apr 25 [epub ahead of print].
Malas M, van der Tempel J, Schwartz R, Minichiello A, Lightfoot C, Noormohamed A, Andrews J, Zawertailo L, Ferrence R.
Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: A systematic review. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2016 Apr 25 [Epub ahead of print].
Vickerman KA, Schauer GL, Malarcher AM, Zhang L, Mowery P, Nash CM.
Reasons for Electronic Nicotine Delivery System use and smoking abstinence at 6 months: A descriptive study of callers to employer and health plan-sponsored quitlines. Tobacco Control 2016 Apr 12 [Epub ahead of print].
Prochaska JJ, Michalek AK, Brown-Johnson C, Daza EJ, Baiocchi M, Anzai N, et al.
Likelihood of unemployed smokers vs nonsmokers attaining reemployment in a one-year observational study. JAMA Internal Medicine 2016 Apr 11 [Epub ahead of print].
Health Care Costs – Canada
Manuel DG, Perez R, Bennett C, Laporte A, Wilton AS, Gandhi S, et al.
A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario. Toronto, ON: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), April 2016.
Schwartz R, Deber R.
The performance measurement-management divide in public health. Health Policy 2016 Mar;120(3):273-280.
Health Professionals – Intervention
Barber D, Williamson T, Biro S, Hall Barber K, Martin D, Kinsella L, et al.
Data discipline in electronic medical records: Improving smoking status documentation with a standardized intake tool and process. Canadian Family Physician 2015 Dec;61(12):e570-e576.
Strulovici-Barel Y, Shaykhiev R, Salit J, Deeb RS, Krause A, Kaner RJ, et al.
Pulmonary abnormalities in young, light-use waterpipe (hookah) smokers. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2016 Mar 23 [Epub ahead of print].
Waziry R, Jawad M, Ballout RA, Al Akel M, Akl EA.
The effects of waterpipe tobacco smoking on health outcomes: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology 2016 Apr 13 [Epub ahead of print].
Ipsos Public Affairs.
Smoke Free Movies: Final Omnibus Report. March 2016.
(Report commissioned by the Central West Tobacco Control Area Network (CW TCAN) in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Lung Association, and five Tobacco Control Area Networks (TCANs) across the province).
Leonardi-Bee J, Nderi M, Britton J.
Smoking in movies and smoking initiation in adolescents: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction 2016 Apr 4 [Epub ahead of print].
Joubert BR, Feliz JF, Yousefi P, Bakulski KM, Just AC, Breton C, et al.
DNA methylation in newborns and maternal smoking in pregnancy: Genome-wide consortium meta-analysis. American Journal of Human Genetics 2016 Apr 7;98(4):680-696.
Sales to Minors
Lee JG, Gregory KR, Baker HM, Ranney LM, Goldstein AO.
“May I buy a pack of Marlboros, please?”: A systematic review of evidence to improve the validity and impact of youth undercover buy inspections. PloS One 2016 Apr 6;11(4):e0153152.
Goodchild M, Perucic AM, Nargis N.
Modelling the impact of raising tobacco taxes on public health and finance. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2016 Apr 1;94(4):250-257.
Adhami N, Starck SR, Flores C, Martins Green M.
A health threat to bystanders living in the homes of smokers: How smoke toxins deposited on surfaces can cause insulin resistance. PloS One 2016 Mar 2;11(3):e0149510.
Smith J, Thompson S, Lee K.
‘Public enemy no. 1’: Tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS 2016;13(1):41-52.
Singh T, Arrazola RA, Corey CG, Husten CG, Neff LJ, Homa DM, et al.
Tobacco use among middle and high school students — United States, 2011–2015. Morbidity and Mortality Report 2016 Apr 15;65(14):361-367.