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Heavy drinking linked to worse PMS

Takkouche’s team is now investigating the role of tobacco smoking and psychological factors, including stress, in PMS.
Reuters
added Apr 26, 2018 17:20
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[South Africa] Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment

The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment. The bill will repeal the Tobacco Products Control Act, and will aim to promote public health and align SA’s tobacco control law with the Wor
BusinessLive (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:00
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[UK] Should doctors recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

However, emerging evidence suggests that e-cigarettes as actually used, actually depress, not assist cigarette smoking cessation for most users, and are a gateway to youth smoking. So, should they be recommended? Experts debate the issue in The BMJ toda
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59
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E-Cigarettes and Young Children: The Dangers of Liquid Nicotine Exposure

The good news from this article is that after the passage of a federal law in 2015 requiring child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine containers, the number of exposures per year dropped, although is still occurring. This study takes the lid off yet
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59
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[UK] Steve Brine open-minded on using cigarette packets to promote vaping

Steve Brine, pharmacy minister, said he will keep an open mind on advertising e-cigarettes on tobacco packets Pharmacy minister Steve Brine has said he would consider suggestions to use cigarette packets as a vehicle for the promotion of e-cigarettes.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:57
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Hawaii lacks enforcement for underage e-cigarette sales

A federal crackdown is underway, targeting illegal e-cigarette sales to minor across the country. But little is being done in our islands. Even though Hawaii was the first state to raise the smoking age to 21 for regular cigarettes and electr
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:48
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CARUCCI: Consistent vaping policy can help Europe’s smokers make the switch | View

disparity in the way EU countries are approaching this policy, and going beyond rules set out in EU legislation... Today the UK has one of the most progressive approaches...Carucci is Vice-President of EU Affairs at [BAT]
EuroNews
added Apr 26, 2018 16:40
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[UK] Recommending e-cigarettes to help smokers quit is irresponsible 'because they ENCOURAGE smoking and are linked to bronchitis and stillbirths'

Professor Kenneth Johnson, from the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at University of Ottawa, said the devices can have the opposite effect. The gadgets have been subject to huge controversy recently, due to worrying links between heart and lun
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:30
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[UK] `Mythical´ cancer beliefs revealed

“People’s beliefs are so important because they have an impact on the lifestyle choices they make. Those with better awareness of proven causes of cancer were more likely not to smoke and to eat more fruit and vegetables.” Clare Hyde, from Cancer Resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:27
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[California] Simon Cowell is smoking again: Music mogul, 58, lights a cigarette in LA after cutting back for his health... as he says 'life would boring without them'

But Simon Cowell has said it would be 'too boring' if he gave up his cigarettes completely, after he was spotted puffing away during a break from An Evening With America's Got Talent filming in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:26
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