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7 REASONS E-CIGARETTES ARE BAD

the pros and cons of turning to this futuristic alternative are still under debate. Are e-cigarettes really any better than smoking a cigarette? Here are 7 reasons e-cigarettes pose dangers to our health.
Inquisitr
added Aug 30, 2015 11:31
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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37
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[Asia] India has highest number of smokeless tobacco deaths, finds new study

India accounts for nearly three- fourths of over a quarter million deaths worldwide caused by smokeless tobacco while millions more have their lives shortened due to its ill health effects, a new study has found. "Nearly 85% of the total burden attribut
DNA India (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:06
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Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48
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[UK] Could incense be more toxic than cigarette smoke? As they burn, 'sticks release compounds that are linked to cancer'

A study found that can incense-smoke is more mutagenic, genotoxic and cytotoxic than cigarette smoke. That means it is able to cause genetic mutations and cause changes in cells' DNA, all of which can lead to cancer. When burned, incense releases compou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] CANCER PATIENTS INAUGURATE REPORT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
SUCH TV (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:01
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Global burden of disease due to smokeless tobacco consumption in adults: analysis of data from 113 countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokeless tobacco results in considerable, potentially preventable, global morbidity and mortality from cancer; estimates in relation to ischaemic heart disease need to be interpreted with more caution, but nonetheless suggest that the likely burden of d
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:53
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Something to chew on – millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco

More than a quarter of a million people die each year from using smokeless tobacco, researchers at the University of York have concluded. Paan, a custom-made product in which smokeless tobacco is used Millions more have their lives shortened by ill healt
University of York (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:51
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[Pakistan] Cancer patients inaugurate report against tobacco industry

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:49
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[Asia] Cancer patients inaugurate first-ever report on tobacco industry manoeuvres in Pakistan

Detailing how the tobacco industry in Pakistan carves room for manoeuvre, a report titled ‘Smoky Truth’ was launched here on Thursday at an impressive ceremony where two cancer patients Muhammad Ziakat, aged 31 years, and 55 year-old Feroz Din shared how
The News (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:48
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