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[Japan] Report: Risk Of Cancer From Some E-Cigarettes

Some e-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents found in regular tobacco, according to a survey carried out for the Japanese health ministry. The electronic devices, considered to be a healthier alternative to ordinary cigaret
Sky News (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:05
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[Florida] Plaintiff’s Attorney in Tobacco Suit: Addiction Fueled Smoker’s Cancer-Causing Habit

T. Hardee Bass argues that Nick Perrotto’s nicotine addiction drove decades of his smoking. Bass represented Perrotto’s wife, Deborah, in her suit against tobacco manufacturers, claiming that they engaged in manufacturing and marketing schemes that led t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:40
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Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene

High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
Reuters
added Nov 28, 2014 12:34
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Hookah, as Health Risk, Still Qualifies as Smoking

Smoking through a hookah is not harmless, according to a new study. In addition to the usual tobacco carcinogens, dangerous levels of benzene are inhaled from the lump of smoldering charcoal that ignites the moist tobacco mixture.
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45
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OncoBriefs: Hookah Risk, Brain Cancer, Lung Cancer

Hookah smokers and those exposed to the secondhand smoke had elevated levels of benzene, which has been associated with leukemia, investigators reported. Urinary concentration of the benzene metabolite S-phenylmercapturic acid (SPMA) was more than four
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2015 10:26
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Puff, Puff: Benzene in Hookah Increases Leukemia Risk in Smokers

Hookahs, attractive to young people who think the hip method of smoking is also a safer one, may not be so harmless, say researchers who've found the water pipe fumes contain benzene, a toxin linked to increased risk of leukemia.
Tech Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:49
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Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 24, 2014 03:29
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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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A New Tool for Global Cancer Leaders

More than 60 experts from six continents analyzed the most up-to-date cancer data available to assess global and regional cancer trends and gather national-level insights. The collective conclusion of the authors and main message of the Cancer Atlas is
Cancer Atlas (American Cancer Society)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:27
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[Nebraska] Cancer Survivors Mark Smokeout Pushing For Stronger Tobacco Prevention Laws

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is celebrating the 39th annual Great American Smokeout by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraskans by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation, including increasing
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:41
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