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BRODY: The Risks to Children From Adults Who Smoke

the younger child developed pneumonia and had to be on a ventilator, yet “the parents refused to engage with us about quitting smoking, pharmacotherapy for cessation, or about not letting their children be exposed to cigarette smoke,” he wrote. In retro
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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[Kansas] Judge: Suit Against Railway Passenger Car Company Survives Preemption ($$)

a daughter’s suit alleging that her father contracted mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos may proceed, a federal judge in Kansas held Sept. 10 (Nancy Little, et al. v. The Budd Co., No. 16-4170, D. Kan.).
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:01
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Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure

led authors to conclude that e-cigarette use has the potential to increase susceptibility to pneumococcal infection. Unfortunately, the evidence presented in the paper is inadequate to provide much confidence in this conclusion.
European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 12, 2018 16:33
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Cigarette whole smoke solutions disturb mucin homeostasis in a human in vitro airway tissue model

air-liquid-interface (ALI) ... cultures can be used to measure the modulation of mucin production, secretion, and clearance, disturbances that are manifested in tobacco smoke-related diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Toxicology
added Sep 10, 2018 23:41
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Cytotoxic effects of heated tobacco products (HTP) on human bronchial epithelial cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Using limited cytotoxic measures, the HTP showed reduced cytotoxicity relative to a combustible cigarette but higher toxicity than an e-cigarette. More comprehensive testing is needed to determine long-term effects of inhaling emissions from HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:32
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Even 'Good' Levels of Air Pollution Are Bad for Smokers

They tested 29 nonsmokers, 71 smokers without lung disease, and 58 smokers with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study found that the lungs of both groups of smokers could be harmed by levels of air pollution consider
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 5, 2018 02:07
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FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks

Liquid nitrogen isn't toxic, but its extremely low temperature can cause severe damage to skin and internal organs if mishandled or consumed, the FDA said in a news release. Inhaling the vapor released by liquid nitrogen in food or drinks can also cause
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2018 00:51
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes: relax rules to help more smokers quit, say MPs

We are surprised that unproven and potentially dangerous e-cigarettes are being promoted at a time when there have been substantial cuts to successful public health services including smoking cessation services.
British Medical Journal
added Aug 30, 2018 21:14
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Assessment of industry data on pulmonary and immunosuppressive effects of IQOS [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS is associated with significant pulmonary and immunomodulatory toxicities with no detectable differences between conventional cigarette smokers and those who were switched to IQOS in Philip Morris International’s studies. Philip Morris International a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37
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GLANTZ: Reynolds’ own data do not support their claim that because exclusive users of Camel Snus experience lower levels of exposure to some toxicants, they will reduce their risk of harm from lung cancer, oral cancer, respiratory disease, and heart dise

My colleagues at UCSF have submitted this public comment to FDA regarding RJR's application to sell Camel Snus as a reduced risk product. The tracking number at regulations.gov is 1k2-9510-3zjn. A PDF of the comment is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:48
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