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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13

E-Cigarettes May Open Lungs to the Flu

A study with mice suggests vapor from e-cigarettes can compromise the immune system in the lungs, leaving them more vulnerable to potentially dangerous infections like pneumonia and the flu. E-cigarettes also generate some of the dangerous “free radicals
The Epoch Times English Version
added Feb 21, 2015 21:37
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VIDEO: YACH: E-cigarettes save lives / I understand why anti-smoking activists so distrust vaping. I'm one of them. But the evidence is clear

If influential health officials were to make these points repeatedly, public sentiment towards e-cigs would shift quickly...All of us involved in tobacco control need to keep that prize in mind as we redouble efforts to make up for 50 years of ignoring th
The Spectator (uk)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:12

Vital Signs: Disparities in Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke — United States, 1999–2012

Overall, SHS exposure in the United States has been reduced by half since 1999–2000. However, 58 million persons were still exposed to SHS during 2011–2012, and exposure remains higher among children, non-Hispanic blacks, those living in poverty, and thos
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:09

New CDC Vital Signs: Secondhand Smoke Exposure / 58 million nonsmokers in US still exposed

declines in exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, blacks, those who live in poverty, and those who live in rental housing. The report finds two in every five children aged three to 11 years are still exposed to SHS.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:07

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Breathtaking figures on secondhand smoke

Last year lawmakers cut tobacco prevention and control funding to $5.8 million, which is about 7.8 percent of the CDC recommendation of $73.5 million. One way to restore some of that money — and reduce the number of smokers — is to raise the cost of cigar
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 11, 2015 07:40

Secondhand smoke exposure rate declines, according to CDC

Dr. Gil Ross had this comment: “The evidence linking SHS to chronic illnesses in adults is flimsy at best. Several studies of cohabiting couples discordant for smoking have failed to show evidence of neither heart disease, nor SHS-induced lung (or other)
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Feb 8, 2015 06:31

New CDC Report Shows Big Drop in Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Americans, But 58 Million Still Exposed – Every State and Community Should be Smoke-Free

demonstrates both the effectiveness of and continuing need for comprehensive smoke-free laws that apply to all workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars. To date, 24 states, Washington, DC, and hundreds of cities have enacted such laws,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:48


"No child should ever breathe secondhand smoke. We are deeply troubled ... "The American Lung Association will continue to push the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to require all government-subsidized housing be made smokefree. Today's s
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Feb 3, 2015 19:43

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC / Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

"Secondhand smoke can kill, and too many Americans -- and particularly too many children -- are still exposed to secondhand smoke," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, said during a midday press conference. Frieden, citing the U.S. Surgeon General, sa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 3, 2015 19:35
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