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[Florida] University of Miami to study the health effects of e-cigarettes

was awarded a $1.95 million grant this week from the Florida Department of Health to conduct the study, which UM said is the first of its kind, to determine whether e-cigarettes create any potential pulmonary health risks and are as safe as they are marke
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 9, 2015 14:17
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Evaluation of Toxicant and Carcinogen Metabolites in the Urine of E-Cigarette Users Versus Cigarette Smokers

Conclusions: With respect to the compounds analyzed here, e-cigarettes have a more favorable toxicity profile than tobacco cigarettes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2015 13:18
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[California] ARCHIVE: Toyota calls in Exponent Inc. as hired gun

"If I were Toyota, I wouldn't have picked somebody like Exponent to do analysis," said Stanton Glantz...who runs a database on the tobacco industry that contains thousands of pages of Exponent research arguing, among other things, that secondhand smoke d
Los Angeles Times
added May 7, 2015 12:49
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[Massachusetts] DeflateGate: NFL Hired Same Research Firm That Denied Secondhand Smoke Causes Cancer

Los Angeles Times...alleges that Exponent is a “hired gun” called upon by major corporations to “weather messy disputes.”... Does this article change the way you feel about Ted Wells’ findings?
WBZT.com
added May 7, 2015 12:47
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ARCHIVE: Achievements in Public Health, 1900-1999: Tobacco Use -- United States, 1900-1999

During the first decades of the 20th century, lung cancer was rare; however, as cigarette smoking became increasingly popular, first among men and later among women, the incidence of lung cancer became epidemic (Figure 1). In 1930, the lung cancer death r
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 7, 2015 08:18
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[Canada] THE COST OF SMOKING: A MANITOBA STUDY (PDF)

A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
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Cancer Death Rate Declines Worldwide

The total number of cancer deaths increased over this time period, due to the growing world population, and the fact that people are living longer. But the rate of cancer deaths...declined by about 1 percent per year during the decade
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:19
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Cancer diagnosis leads smokers to quit

Smokers are more likely to quit smoking after they've been diagnosed with cancer compared to those who were not diagnosed, according to a long-term study. That means a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" for smokers to improve their lifestyle.
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Asia, India] Govt rebuts 2 BJP members' remarks on tobacco-cancer linkage

"There is a direct relation between the consumption of tobacco and cancer... The ministry is consistent and crystal clear in its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption. We will go ahead once the panel submits its report," Nadda said.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19
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