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Hookah smokers and nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at higher risk for leukemia

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
The Oregonian
added Nov 21, 2014 12:47
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Link found between tobacco use and sexually transmitted oral virus

The study, published in JAMA, followed up on the observation that there was an association between prevalence of the virus and the number of self-reported cigarettes smoked per day by an individual.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 11, 2014 22:55
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SIEGEL: Curt Schilling Announces He is a Victim of Oral Cancer from Smokeless Tobacco: Time for MLB to Ban the Stuff

high time that Major League Baseball declare a ban on the use of smokeless tobacco products during all formal MLB activities (including games and practices/warmups at which the public is present). Like smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco by major league
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:19
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Burned Rs 1,171-Cr Hole in TN Pocket

Despite all the anti-tobacco campaigns and hikes in tobacco tax, a study shows that people in Tamil Nadu spent a whopping `1,171 crore as medical expenses due to tobacco use in a year. The report on ‘Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in Tamil N
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:47
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Have The Health Risks of E-cigarettes Been Underestimated? Alarming New Study Results Revealed

And e-cigarette vapors can even make dangerous germs harder to kill ... She exposed methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA, to e-cigarette vapors. One day later, mice getting vapor-exposed germs had three times as many bacteria
Design & Trend
added Sep 13, 2014 17:57
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[UK] Forest slams ASA decision on DoH smoking ad claims

Smoking rights campaign group Forest has clashed with the Advertising Standards Authority and the Department of Health over claims in a television ad that smoking can cause "mutations" in the body.
Campaign (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:06
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on Department of Health

A TV ad for the NHS smoke free campaign showed a man who lit up a cigarette outside his house. A growth appeared on the cigarette ... We investigated the ad under BCAP Code rules 3.1 (Misleading advertising) and 3.9 (Substantiation) but did not find it i
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:41
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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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Leading Health Groups Urge Major League Baseball to Prohibit Tobacco Use at Ballparks and on Camera

The letter was sent following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn from cancer that he attributed to his longtime use of chewing tobacco. Tony Gwynn’s death has generated significant media coverage about the use of chewing tobacco in baseball.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 27, 2014 16:27
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[California] VIDEO: Tony Gwynn contributed to tobacco awareness film weeks before his death

One of Tony Gwynn's last acts was issuing a simple message about the habit he blamed for his cancer. About two and half months ago, Gwynn received a request from the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society – known as PBATS – to do a taped interv
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Jun 27, 2014 16:25
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