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[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha smoking linked with kidney,cardiovascular diseases: study

has considerably increased among the youth, particularly among the higher secondary school and university students. He expressed these views while addressing a press briefing on “Sheesha smoking and its health hazard” at the School of Public Health, DUH
The News (pk)
added Mar 2, 2014 20:59
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The LWDS-10J: Reliability and Validity of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale Among University Students in Jordan

The LWDS-11 items exhibited a different factor structure in our sample. However, the modified scale (LWDS-10J) showed promising reliability and construct validity in this population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 26, 2014 22:39
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[New York] RODU: NYU to e-cigarette users: Cigarettes are healthier

allegation is demonstrably false. Numerous published studies comparing e-cigarette vapor and cigarette smoke reveal that the latter contains much higher concentrations of nicotine and toxic agents (this is one of many examples). I am not aware of any legi
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jan 4, 2014 13:10
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Flash mob among Great American Smokeout events at University of Alabama

The flash mob will gather on the Quad near Denny Chimes around 12:20 p.m. The group effort is designed to raise awareness about the negative effects of secondhand smoke. Roughly 135 students on the Quad will drop "dead" from secondhand smoke in hopes of
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 20, 2013 12:46
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E-Cigarettes May Not Be Gateway to Smoking: Study

Overall, 43 students said their first nicotine product was an e-cigarette. Of that group, only one person said they went on to smoke regular cigarettes. And the vast majority who started with e-cigarettes said they weren't currently using any nicotine or
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2013 02:12
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Ohio State study: Smokers cost employers $6K more annually

Lead author Micah Berman, from the College of Public Health and Moritz College of Law, told The Lantern he decided to research this topic when he was asked to give a presentation on policies involving smoking in the workplace, such as smoke-free policies
The Ohio State Lantern
added Aug 21, 2013 10:45
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[Arizona] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking outdoors? That goes too far

Very well then. Enforce the rule. Campaigns to enforce good health on reluctant citizens never achieve the success advocates envision. Even the anti-smoking campaign, one of the great healthy-living success stories of our age, has dramatically reduced s
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Aug 17, 2013 14:53
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[West Virginia] WVU smoking ban causes headaches for others

Sarah Zegre said that crowds of WVU employees now sit in her front yard or on the sidewalks in the morning smoking cigarettes. Some leave cigarette butts and the crates that they sit on outside her home.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2013 16:13
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E-cigarettes gain fans and critics

“Hey, guy, you can’t smoke in here,” he remembers saying. He was intrigued by the answer he got: It’s water vapor, not smoke. That’s when Sena’s interest in e-cigarettes was sparked, and he isn’t alone.
Berkeley County (SC) Independent
added Jul 11, 2013 13:29
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[Maryland] FOX 5 Investigates: E-cigarettes

Many believe the electronic devices are healthier, but there is growing concern about what's in e-cigs and whether the candy-like flavors appeal to kids. Everything about them looks like a real cigarette, except the battery-operated devices heat up a ni
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:26
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