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Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

15.7 percent reporting exposure to secondhand smoke in 2011-2012, down from nearly 40 percent in 1999-2000. However, exposure rates were higher among those with a history of smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2017 14:03
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BERMAN/HATSUKAMI: Reducing tobacco-related harm: FDA’s proposed product standard for smokeless tobacco

This Special Communication discusses the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed rule that would limit N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) levels in smokeless tobacco products. It argues that finalising and implementing this first 'product standard' would
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:39
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More liver cancer deaths could be averted in the U.S

Another preventable risk factor...smoking, which is still too common in Asian communities. “I would say in Asian population, especially in Japan, Korea, and the Chinese, the male smoking rate is very high,” he said.
Reuters
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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E-cigarettes cause as much damage to DNA as regular tobacco, new study finds

The devices which contain nicotine-based liquid could be as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage, according to University of Connecticut (UConn) scientists. They also found that the vapour from non-nicotine e-cigs caused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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Cancer survivors, supporters urge New York City to enact stricter tobacco laws

Those gathered at City Hall asked lawmakers to not approve any new licensed tobacco retail channels and to raise tobacco prices and prohibit tobacco purchases at pharmacies in the city. Over 5,000 petition signatures were also presented to lawmakers ask
Patient Daily
added Jun 14, 2017 21:07
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What We’re Reading: Buying Well

Apparently it wasn’t until 1997 that Gwyneth Paltrow, then a smoker, now a health purveyor, discovered the link between smoking and cancer. That’s only one of many breathtaking tidbits that you’ll learn about celebrity and wellness at her In Goop Health c
New York Times
added Jun 13, 2017 21:46
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Vaping cannabis may expose users to carcinogenic compounds

New research shows that the agents commonly mixed with cannabis oil for vaping can also produce cancer-causing compounds when heated. The effect is similar to the potential health risks linked to cigarette smoke and agents used in e-cigarettes. The new st
EurekAlert
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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Spike in Tobacco Usage, Smoking Behavior and Heritable Cancer Syndromes are Projected to Drive the Global Urological Cancer Market

Factors such as aging population, advanced health care services, rise in obesity incidence, increase in use of hormone therapies, and spike in tobacco usage, smoking behavior, and heritable cancer syndromes are projected to drive the global urological ca
OpenPR (de)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[Asia, India] HOOKAH SMOKING MORE CANCEROUS THAN CIGARETTES, SAYS DAK

President of DAK Dr. Nisar ul Hassan in a statement here said hookah smoke contains higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals than cigarette smoke thus increasing the cancer risk by several fold. Known as “Jajeer”, hookah is a water pipe that has since
B Live News (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:33
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Study finds failure to sustain reductions in carcinogens in cigarettes

reviewed TSNA levels in unburned tobacco and in tobacco smoke...Following initial reductions, TSNA levels in cigarettes sold in Canada consistently increased after 2007. By 2012, the levels were 2 to 40 times higher than those observed in 2007.
EurekAlert
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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