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Many college students in the US consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, despite emerging evidence otherwise, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health examined the prevalence of h
Dec 12, 2014 Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:10
Exotic hookah water pipes are all the rage among teens and young adults, but a new study suggests they could be a "gateway" device to cigarette smoking. The study found a similar effect for young people who use snus -- a type of moist chewing tobacco tha
Dec 8, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2014 23:54
"It was surprising to learn that college students, even when they were aware of the health dangers associated with hookah tobacco smoking at baseline, still went on to use a hookah for the first time," Dr. Jaime Sidani, senior research specialist in the
Dec 4, 2014 Medical Daily
added Dec 4, 2014 20:50
People who smoke a hookah or inhale secondhand hookah smoke may be breathing in the chemical benzene, a substance that previous research has linked with an increased risk of leukemia, according to a new study.
Dec 3, 2014 LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 4, 2014 05:56
High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
Nov 25, 2014 Reuters
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The photograph shows the 30-year-old royal trying the flavoured tobacco on the boat, which was docked in the United Arab Emirates city’s marina for the Mahiki F1 Yacht Party. Harry was pictured dressed casually with seven others as he smoked the hookah -
Nov 26, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
Smoking through a hookah is not harmless, according to a new study. In addition to the usual tobacco carcinogens, dangerous levels of benzene are inhaled from the lump of smoldering charcoal that ignites the moist tobacco mixture.
Nov 25, 2014 New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45
Hookahs, attractive to young people who think the hip method of smoking is also a safer one, may not be so harmless, say researchers who've found the water pipe fumes contain benzene, a toxin linked to increased risk of leukemia.
Nov 23, 2014 Tech Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:49
Hookah smokers are exposed not only to the tobacco smoke but also to toxic and carcinogenic emissions generated from the burning coal that's used to heat the tobacco, Kassem said. The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, in
Nov 21, 2014 The Oregonian
added Nov 21, 2014 12:47
TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes
the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
Nov 13, 2014 American Legacy Foundation
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