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Study Confirms E-Cigs Provide Similar Levels Of Nicotine And Less Carcinogens Than Cigarettes

the data seem clear that in order to have a significantly decreased exposure to tobacco carcinogens and toxicants one cannot combine cigarette smoking with NRT or e-cig use — but it was equally clear that both types of harm reduction do, indeed, reduce ha
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:24
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Study: E-Cig Use Safer than Smoking?

"Former smokers who used e-cigarettes long term as a replacement for cigarettes dramatically reduced their risk, compared to continuing to smoke," Shahab told MedPage Today, adding that the few human studies that have examined toxic exposures associated
MedPage Today
added Feb 7, 2017 00:44
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Buying a box of cigarettes in Ireland could eventually cost €30

Saturday marked World Cancer Day and the Irish Cancer Society is asking the government to make a huge increase in the cost of cigarettes in Ireland. The ICS say one-in-four cancer deaths are caused by smoking tobacco and they want to help reduce that fi
Joe.ie (ie)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:15
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[Japan] Smoking at the time of diagnosis and mortality in cancer patients: What benefit does the quitter gain?

Because recent quitters may be similar to patients who stop smoking shortly after cancer diagnosis in terms of smoking duration, the latter may be able to decrease their risk of death, suggesting that smoking cessation could be part of cancer care.
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35
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[UK] New e-cigarettes alert as experts warn that the exposure to chemicals could trigger severe gum disease and even increase the risk of mouth cancer

Experts at the University of California Los Angeles found e-cigarettes contained toxic substances and nanoparticles that could kill the top layer of cells in the mouth and gums. They warned the changes noticed in tests could increase the risk of mouth c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 19, 2016 20:28
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FDA denies Swedish Match request on tobacco warning label changes

The FDA said it denied the request to remove the gum disease and tooth loss warnings because, based on the scientific evidence, “the products can cause gum disease and tooth loss.” However, the agency deferred a final decision on the mouth cancer warning
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 17, 2016 06:54
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Why women are most vulnerable to cigarette-related cancer - even if they've never smoked

'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12
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How smoking destroys your pet's health: Cats, dogs and even FISH exposed to secondhand smoke have significant risk of developing cancer

'If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are exposed at the same time. 'Like children, dogs and cats spend a lot of time on or near the floor, where tobacco smoke residue concentrates in house du
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:20
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[UK] Scientists say flavoured e-cigarettes 250 times more toxic than recommended safety level

Dr Andrey Khlystov and colleague analysed vapours created from both unflavoured and flavoured e-liquids loaded into three popular types of e-cigarettes. The tests for 12 different aldehydes showed the amount of potentially harmful compounds varied widely
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 3, 2016 00:04
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[UK] All hospitals must ban smoking on their entire premises to cut rates of cancer, public health chief warns

Duncan Selbie, head of PHE, revealed he wants a 'tobacco-free' NHS Currently only dozens of hospitals are smoke-free in their grounds But enforcing a blanket smoking ban would be a matter for local trusts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:34
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