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Electronic cigarette vapor alters the lateral structure but not tensiometric properties of calf lung surfactant [FREE FULL TEXT]

While both e-cigarette vapor and conventional cigarette smoke affect surfactant lateral structure, only cigarette smoke disrupts surfactant interfacial properties. The surfactant inhibitory compound in conventional cigarettes is tar, which is a product o
Respiratory Research
added Nov 21, 2017 13:52
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Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking

E-cigarette vapor does not change the ability of surfactant to reduce the surface tension, but does affect its microstructure. While e-cigarettes are significantly less disruptive to surfactant compared to conventional cigarettes, the observed lack of ch
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:50
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[Burma/Myanmar] Study finds all Myanmar mouth cancer patients chew betel quid

A study in Myanmar has found that all mouth cancer patients use smokeless tobacco, researchers report at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress. Betel quid chewing often starts in adolescence and is associated with smoking and drinking alcohol, which are also risk
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:38
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

But years of legal pushback by the industry over every detail means the ads will be less hard-hitting than what was proposed. Tobacco control experts say the campaign — built around network TV and newspapers — will not reach people when they are young an
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2017 13:34
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After a Long Holdout, Tobacco Companies to Issue Mea Culpas

Although Justice Department lawyers failed to extract the billions in damages that they sought, and many observers thought they gained, at most, a moral victory, public health advocates are hailing the corrective statements. “The tobacco companies, for
FairWarning
added Nov 21, 2017 13:33
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[Canada] Cancer and lung associations recommend existing smoking bylaws apply to marijuana

people would have to be 21 to buy recreational pot. In fact, it would also like the age to purchase tobacco raised to 21. That's just two of the many recommendations made by the Cancer Society and the Lung Association in a joint letter to the government
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:27
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[Ohio] Avon Lake to consider citywide smoking ban

At a Nov. 20 work session, Avon Lake City Council heard a presentation from Erin R. Murphy representing the Lorain County General Health District outlining the negative health effects of tobacco use and how Lorain County has responded. Murphy, a program
Lorain (OH) Morning Journal
added Nov 21, 2017 13:24
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Scott Pruitt Just Doesn’t Know When To Stop

Earlier this month, in a bold move, Scott Pruitt terminated all Environmental Protection Agency board members who receive grants for their research and replaced them with eleven controversial new members, including those who have a history of downplaying
Legal Reader
added Nov 21, 2017 13:22
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[California] What about secondhand marijuana smoke? Stanford Medicine expert weighs in

Will the law treat secondhand tobacco and marijuana smoke equally? Scientific evidence suggests they should, according to Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, a Stanford adolescent medicine expert who studies teens’ attitudes toward marijuana. With two colleague
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Nov 21, 2017 13:17
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[Louisiana] Who Is LaToya Cantrell, New Orleans’s First Female Mayor?

Ms. Cantrell was elected to the City Council in 2012. Her best-known accomplishment was an ordinance to end smoking in city bars and casinos, though only after a contentious debate about whether a city famous for hedonism might be giving up its identity.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2017 13:14
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