Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: smoking cessation

Quitting Smoking May Help with Depression

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A new study suggests that smoking cessation is related to depressive symptom improvement, but that depression may also make it harder to quit.

Man Found “Not Criminally Responsible” for Shooting Wife While on Chantix

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The Washington Post reports that "a Maryland man was found not criminally responsible for shooting his wife in the neck in their home in...

“Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix Linked to Over 500 Suicides: Should It Retain...

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The FDA has received reports of over 544 suicides and 1,869 attempted suicides connected to the smoking cessation drug Chantix, according to a new...

“Chantix: For People Who are Dying to Quit Smoking”

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A four-part series from Canada Free Press on Pfizer’s smoking cessation drug Chantix and its connection to violence and suicide. “The 26 case reports included three actual suicides. In every case, the acts or thoughts of violence towards others appeared to be both unprovoked and inexplicable. Most of the perpetrators had no previous history of violence, and most of them were middle-aged women—not a group known for its propensity towards violent behavior.”