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[California] A Smoking Gun / Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Through our legal action, CEH intends to influence the e-cigarette industry to change its practices that mislead users about the risks of these products. We will work with industry on making safer products and on informing consumers of the risks from
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Nov 19, 2015 18:11

[California] Tobacco, Vaping Companies Fail to Warn Public of Cancer Dangers: Lawsuit

Center for Environmental Health said its goal is reduce the number of young people who smoke and vape. Teen use of e-cigarettes is skyrocketing, the organization said: among 8th and 10th graders, twice as many say they use e-cigarettes as compared to thos
NBC Bay Area
added Nov 19, 2015 18:03

Nicotine and Toxicant Exposure among U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Users: Results from 1999 to 2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data

Exclusive smokeless tobacco users have higher observed levels of exposure to nicotine and carcinogenic tobacco-specific nitrosamines, as measured by cotinine and NNAL biomarker concentrations, than exclusive cigarette smokers. These patterns in NNAL level
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Nov 19, 2015 16:10

Higher nicotine, carcinogen levels among smokeless tobacco users compared with cig users

Bottom Line: U.S. adults who used only smokeless tobacco products had higher levels of biomarkers of exposure to nicotine and a cancer-causing toxicant -- the tobacco-specific nitrosamine NNK -- compared with those who used only cigarettes.
added Nov 19, 2015 16:09

Smokeless Tobacco More Toxic Than Cigarettes, Study Says

New data from FDA and CDC researchers suggests chewing tobacco or snus can increase exposure to harmful substances In a new study, researchers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fou
TIME Magazine
added Nov 19, 2015 16:07

Cancer risk for smokeless tobacco users

Adults in the US who use only smokeless tobacco products have higher levels of biomarkers of exposure to nicotine and NKK - a cancer-causing toxicant - compared with those using only cigarettes, according to research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Bio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 19, 2015 16:05

[UK] Roadshow helps keep Bolton healthy – and celebrates 500,000th visitor

A CANCER awareness roadshow rolled into Bolton – and clocked up its 500,000th visitor. The Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness bus, staffed by nurses and volunteers, celebrated the incredible milestone when it visited Victoria Square.
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Nov 18, 2015 14:56

[UK] Mouth cancer awareness saves lives

It shows no signs of slowing down with a 15% increase predicted by 2030. But nurses have the ability to save their patients’ lives by ensuring they are aware of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of mouth cancer and referring patients to a doctor or de
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Nov 17, 2015 13:56
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[UK] Unprotected oral sex ‘expected to overtake smoking’ as the main cause of mouth cancer

While smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and chewing tobacco were once the primary risk factors for mouth cancer, recent years have seen an increase in cases caused by HPV, or the human papillomavirus, according to online health clinic Euroclinix.
Metro Café (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:28

[Asia, India] Smoking dads can pass cancer genes to kids

Research conducted at AIIMS has showed that men who smoke or consume tobacco in other forms are more likely to father children suffering from cancer. This is so because microelements present in smoke cause oxidative stress that affects the genetic integr
Times of India
added Nov 16, 2015 22:10
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