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Preventing Chronic Disease | Trends in Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Blood Lead Levels Among Youths and Adults in the United States: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2008 (PDF)

Youths with secondhand smoke exposure had blood lead levels suggestive of the potential for adverse cognitive outcomes. Despite remediation efforts in housing and the environment and declining smoking rates and secondhand smoke exposure in the United Stat
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 23, 2013 23:24
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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Higher Blood Lead Levels in Kids

Youths exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) have higher blood lead levels (BLLs) than unexposed youths, potentially increasing their risk for neurodevelopmental problems, suggests a new study published online December 19 in Preventing Chronic Disease.
Medical Tribune
added Dec 23, 2013 23:19
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Smoking in Women—an Underestimated Relationship?

Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports
Springer Science+Business Media
added Dec 23, 2013 11:01
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Effectiveness of Electronic Aids for Smoking Cessation

Preliminary evidence suggests that e-cigarettes are likely much safer than regular cigarettes and are helpful to some smokers as a means of reducing or quitting smoking. Questions, however, still remain as to how they will affect overall public health—if
Springer Science+Business Media
added Dec 23, 2013 11:00
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It's Not The Smoke, It's The Nicotine: E-Cigarettes May Damage Arteries

The safety of nicotine is widely controversial, and possibly not fully understood or researched – with advocates of e-cigarettes arguing that nicotine is safe, and others claiming that it’s actually quite harmful. A new study out of Brown University stat
Medical Daily
added Dec 20, 2013 19:04
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Nicotine in e-cigs, tobacco linked to heart disease

A new paper delivered at the American Society of Cell Biology annual meeting in New Orleans on Sunday suggests that nicotine can cause direct harm to cells in the heart.
CNN
added Dec 16, 2013 20:16
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U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report. From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a year am
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2013 19:03
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Smoking and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Younger, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults

Among smokers, the majority of CHD cases are attributable to smoking in all age groups. Smoking prevention is important, irrespective of age.
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:22
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Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart, Review Finds

But patients should not keep smoking while on nicotine-replacement therapy, experts warn
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 10, 2013 17:30
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[Israel] Doctors Say 23-Year-Old Woman May Have Died Due to Smoking While Taking Birth Control Pills

Israeli doctors believe that a 23-year-old woman who collapsed Monday may have died as a result of smoking while taking birth control pills. The woman from the southern town of Kiryat Malachi – whose name hospital officials have not released – exhibited
The Blaze
added Dec 10, 2013 15:35
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