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Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke. The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is produced during t
News-Medical.net
added Jul 28, 2014 05:26
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[Florida] HARTZ-SEELEY: E-cigarettes: Colorful, cherry-flavored and carcinogenic?

Although these regulations as well as classroom programs and public service campaigns are helping educate children from the dangers of smoking, parents need to get involved. If you smoke and you want to help your child avoid the habit, the first thing y
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 28, 2014 05:20
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American Heritage Names Tobacco Education & Cessation Crusader Rick Bender to Advisory Board

'America's Original E-Cig™', ("American Heritage") (OTCQB: AHII), today announced the addition of tobacco education & cessation crusader Rick Bender to its Advisory Board...."In terms of tobacco use, Electronic Cigarettes are the single biggest agent of c
MarketWire
added Jul 18, 2014 16:33
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Exposure to nitrosamines in thirdhand tobacco smoke increases cancer risk in non-smokers

results presented here highlight the potentially severe long-term consequences of THS exposure, particularly to children, and give strong evidence of its potential health risk and, therefore, they should be considered when developing future environmental
Science Direct
added Jul 17, 2014 08:20
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DOYEL: Time to spit out chewing tobacco for good in Major League Baseball

it seems so obvious now: Baseball doesn't allow other things that are legal and yet plainly inappropriate. Why would it allow something as definitely addictive, probably lethal and (by the way) visually repulsive as chewing tobacco? Because it always has?
CBS Sports
added Jul 14, 2014 22:35
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms RJ Reynolds' Win In Smoker's Suit ($$)

The jury had determined that Juan Ojeda was addicted to cigarettes and that they caused emphysema and lung cancer, but the cigarettes were not a legal cause of his death because R.J. Reynolds had presented contradictory evidence that said Ojeda died of c
Law360
added Jul 14, 2014 12:21
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[Florida] Professor to Receive Alton Ochsner Award for Pioneer Work on Smoking and Health

Hennekens seminal work on smoking includes being among the first to discover that for heart disease it is never too late to quit, but for cancer it is never too early. He was also among the first to demonstrate that in women of childbearing age, oral con
Newswise
added Jul 11, 2014 07:09
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[Europe] CSEO - the Cigarette Smoke Exposure Ontology

Conclusions: The CSEO has potential to become a widely used standard within the academic and industrial community. Mainly because of the emerging need of systems toxicology to controlled vocabularies and also the lack of suitable ontologies for this domai
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 10, 2014 14:35
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[Minnesota] AUDIO: At highest risk for cancer, American Indians struggle to change lifestyles

Cancer has devastated Minnesota's American Indian population... While the statistics are grim, they are not immutable. Striking new research has revealed that more than half of the state's American Indians smoke. Their smoking rate is so high it likely e
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Jul 8, 2014 14:05
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AUDIO: All Things Considered: The Secret History Behind The Science Of Stress

profoundly influenced by cigarette manufacturers. They were interested in promoting the concept of stress because it allowed them to argue that it was stress — not cigarettes — that was to blame for heart disease and cancer.
WNYC Radio
added Jul 7, 2014 17:01
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