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The LCCH Podcast - #44

The Therapycast from LCCH International

Release Date: 08/10/2016

In today's show we explore the therapeutic benefits of sighing, explore e-cigarettes as a gateway drug to tobacco use, and look at research that shows nicotine poisoning is on the rise in children.

The sighing research:

Vlemincx, E., Van Diest, I., & Van den Bergh, O. (2016). A sigh of relief or a sigh to relieve: The psychological and physiological relief effect of deep breaths. Physiology & Behavior, 165, 127-135.

The e-cigarette as a gateway drug research:

Barrington-Trimis, J. L., Urman, R., Berhane, K., Unger, J. B., Cruz, T. B., Pentz, M. A., Samet JM, Leventhal AM & McConnell, R. (2016). E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use. Pediatrics, 138(1), e20160379.

The nicotine poisoning research:

Etzel, R. A., Wilson, K. M., Balk, S. J., Farber, H. J., Groner, J. A., & Moore, J. E. (2015). Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems. Pediatrics, 136(5), 1018-1026.