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Study: Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’

“It’s important for the FDA, the e-cigarette companies and vapers themselves to know that these heating coils, as currently made, seem to be leaking toxic metals—which then get into the aerosols that vapers inhale,” says study senior author Ana María Rule
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Feb 26, 2018 16:06
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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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Lungs, marijuana and cancer

Why it is thorny to study the effects of Cannabis sativa, also called marijuana. People who smoke both marijuana and tobacco make study outcomes difficult. Which one caused what? It’s hard for researchers to set standards to measure effects of illegal ma
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Feb 22, 2018 16:37
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[UK] Google AI can predict your risk of heart disease simply by scanning yours eyes to work out your blood pressure, age and smoking habits

The machine analyses scans of the back of your eye to accurately predict risk factors including age, blood pressure, and whether or not you smoke. It then uses this data to analyse your risk of suffering a life-threatening cardiac event, such as a heart
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:37
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke

"It's hard to find a part of the body not affected by it," Foulds said in a college news release. Besides its link to lung cancer, smoking is also tied to heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other types of cancers, the news release noted. As for lung ca
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 18, 2018 20:12
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROBERT A. GORE, SR, Appellee (PDF)

To the extent the defendants now suggest on appeal that Dr. Proctor’s testimony went beyond a historical opinion and ventured into a scientific opinion (i.e., that adding ammonia to cigarettes increases their addictiveness), the defendants failed to p
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 15, 2018 21:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $2M Award For Smoker's Widower ($$)

affirmed a $2 million award to a man who sued tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on behalf of his late wife who died of lung cancer, and allowed the widower to pursue punitive damages as well. A three-judge Fourth District panel rejected a
Law360
added Feb 15, 2018 21:21
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[Kentucky] Tobacco kills 8,900 Kyians a year; advocates say raising cigarette tax is a win for health, win for state

Representatives and volunteers from the American Heart Association and the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Cardiology joined Senator Ralph Alvarado, a physician from Winchester, in a Capitol rally Wednesday to urge the Kentucky General Assemb
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:37
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