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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour. Citric acid occurs naturally in the body, is 'generally recognised as safe' in the USA, and is used in
Science Magazine
added Mar 14, 2017 02:54
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour... Provided by: R&D at British American Tobacco
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 10, 2017 17:19
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Exposure to pollution kills millions of children, WHO reports find

570,000 children under 5 years die from respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution and second-hand smoke — smoke that is released by burning tobacco products, such as cigarettes.
Washington Post
added Mar 6, 2017 01:51
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The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO

More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – tak
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 6, 2017 00:46
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Polluted environments kill 1.7 million children each year, WHO says

Holloway also stressed that this is not a concern solely for developing countries. "Exposures such as air pollution and secondhand tobacco smoke affects the health of children in developed countries such as the UK as well," he said.
CNN
added Mar 6, 2017 01:49
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[New York] Remembering a City Where the Smog Could Kill

Whether from polluted air or heavy cigarette smoking, the fastest-growing cause of death in New York during the 1960s was pulmonary emphysema. Deaths from chronic bronchitis also soared. “On the autopsy table it’s unmistakable,” a city medical examiner
New York Times
added Mar 1, 2017 03:49
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[Netherlands] Living next to a busy road is as bad for you as passive smoking 10 cigarettes a day, warn scientists

Breathing in polluted air on busy roads is as harmful as passively smoking ten cigarettes a day, new research has found. Dutch scientists compared the effects of smoking with those of living near a busy road, looking at increased risks of heart disease,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:44
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Annual Lung Cancer Screenings Still Lacking Among Heavy Smokers

From 2010 to 2015, the results of the study showed that the percentage of eligible smokers who reported LDCT screening in the past 12 months remained low and constant, from 3.3% in 2010 to 3.9% in 2015. Additionally, there was an even lower proportion of
Specialty Pharmacy Times
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Cast Doubt On Dangers Of Smoking, Jury Told ($$)

A World War II hero who died of lung disease never knew how bad smoking was for him because R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies sowed doubt around many scientific findings about the dangers of cigarettes, his family's lawyer told a Florida jury Tues
Law360
added Feb 8, 2017 03:06
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[UK] Genes point to who develops lung disease, study finds

The world's biggest probe of the genetics of lung health yielded 43 new gene variants linked to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a major cause of death....People with the wrong genetic makeup who also smoke are especially at risk, a team of s
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:53
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