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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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[Kentucky] Tobacco Ban On State Property Begins November 20

Kentucky ends the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on executive branch state property, effective Nov. 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout. Pointing to Kentucky’s high rankings in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear anno
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:40
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[North Carolina] Reynolds returns to heat-not-burn technology

Eclipse, came and went in a four-year period...On Monday, Reynolds’ management team gave analysts and investors not only a revival date for heat-not-burn - Feb. 1 in a test market in Wisconsin - but also a new name - Revo - that they hope can fulfill its
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 18, 2014 09:37
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Secondhand Smoke in Vehicles Exposes Nonsmokers to Toxic Compounds

may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.Neal
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 14, 2014 22:34
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