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[California] Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes

Scientists are finding that, just as with secondhand smoke from tobacco, inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana can make it harder for arteries to expand to allow a healthy flow of blood.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:39
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[Pennsylvania] Dirty Air May Harm Blacks More Than Whites

The western Pennsylvania study looked at the relationship between heart disease and a component of air pollution known as fine particulate matter...stems from factories, vehicles, power plants, fires and secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:24
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[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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[Sweden] Moist snuff: Blood samples can soon reveal your lifestyle

People who use moist snuff 'snus' have significantly higher levels of the protein cornulin in their blood than non-snusers. This previously unknown relationship was found in a new study. Whether higher levels per se increase the risk of disease has, howe
ScienceDaily
added Mar 11, 2018 21:11
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Researchers use cigarette smoking behavior to identify genes that regulate blood pressure

Scientists discovered the new genetic regions—and confirmed the role of many previously known ones—by looking specifically at cigarette smoking behavior, one of many lifestyle factors that impact blood pressure. .."We know that blood pressure is influence
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 2, 2018 18:03
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Where we stand now: E-cigarettes

But their use has been surrounded by debate, focusing on the lack of evidence regarding the harms associated with their long-term use, as well as their potential to act as a gateway into smoking among teens. The latest salvo: A study of nearly 70,000 peo
KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:54
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E-cigarettes leak toxic metals, study finds

recent research has indicated that these devices could bring about fresh, and little understood, risks.... Rule and team worked with 56 participants who used e-cigarettes on a daily basis. The researchers tested the participants' e-cigarettes, verifying t
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:55
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GLANTZ: First evidence of long-term health damage from ecigs: Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

Here is the UCSF press release on a new study I am presenting at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco today (24 Feb 2018): Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:48
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Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

study of nearly 70,000 people found that heightened heart attack risk for e-cigarettes is on top of the effects of conventional cigarettes,...Together they lead to five times the non-smoking heart attack risk in those who use both conventional cigarettes
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:40
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E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage from inhaling LEAD

First, they tested the levels of 15 different metals in the e-liquid dispensers where the substance is contained on the device and in the tank where the liquid is filtered to be heated and vaporized. They also measured the amount of levels in the heate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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