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[India] Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

"A child who is born in Delhi is taking in gulps of bad air which is equivalent to smoking 20 to 25 cigarettes on the first day of his life," said Arvind Kumar, a prominent Delhi lung surgeon.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Secondhand tobacco smoke dangerous to health’

Shaikh, chairman of Foundation Assistant professor and Director Interventional Cardiology Isra University hospital said equally alarming was the fact that hundreds of people who have never smoked die each year from diseases caused by breathing second-hand
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:17
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Florida Supreme Court Reinstates $8 Million Mesothelioma Award

Mr. DeLisle’s mesothelioma case ended up setting new legal ground in the state of Florida, as it changed the rules regarding expert witness testimony. His lawsuit claimed that his asbestos exposure came from both his workplace and from having smoked Kent
Mesothelioma.net
added Oct 20, 2018 06:13
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[UK] Young Smokers study in Southampton

Researchers in Southampton and London have launched a national study which aims to pinpoint when lung health starts to decline in young adult smokers. Led by Professor Tom Wilkinson at the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre, it is hoped the pro
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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Chemical changes in e-cigarette liquids can make them irritants, study says

"Flavor chemicals and the solvents, the liquids, that are in electronic cigarettes, they are forming new chemical compounds," said Sven Jordt, one of the authors of the study published Thursday in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research and an associat
CNN
added Oct 21, 2018 18:46
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Chemical changes in e-cigarette liquids can make them irritants, study says

Even if you check the ingredient list on your flavored e-cigarette, you may not know what you're actually inhaling, according to a new study. "Flavor chemicals and the solvents, the liquids, that are in electronic cigarettes, they are forming new chemica
CNN
added Oct 20, 2018 15:37
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Vape flavors can make nasty new chemicals in your e-liquid

There are more than 7,000 e-liquid flavors out there, and they’re pretty controversial. Right now, regulators and lawmakers are weighing how to regulate them... “YOU DON’T WANT HARM REPLACEMENT."
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:15
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[Saudi Arabia] Electronic Cigarettes: Impact on Lung Function and Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide Among Healthy Adults [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

a significant reduction in lung function parameters including FEV1, FEV1/FVC ratio, FEF50%, FEF75%, FEF25%–75%, and FEF75%–85% was identified. The reason for inconsistent findings presented by Vardavas et al. (2012) is the use of e-cigarette for a p
American Journal of Men’s Health
added Oct 19, 2018 01:47
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Adding flavors to e-cigarette liquids changes chemistry, creates irritants

The chemical additives react to e-liquid, or e-juice, creating new compounds...when chemical flavorings for vanilla, cherry, citrus and cinnamon mingle with solvents such as polypropylene glycol and glycerol, they create compounds called acetals.
EurekAlert
added Oct 18, 2018 19:01
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[Massachusetts] Boston, NYC Lawyers Team to Secure $43M Verdict in Case Linking Cancer to Asbestos, Tobacco in Cigarettes

After a five-week trial and 23 total hours of deliberations spread over four days, a jury of 11 found against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds on claims of defective design, fraud failure to adequately warn and in favor of the family of the late Louis Summer
Law.com
added Oct 17, 2018 03:11
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