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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs cause asthma on top of the effects of smoking cigs

in Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the growing case that e-cigarettes have adverse effects on lung health and health in general. The odds of having asthma are increased by about 50% among adolescents who are using e-cigarettes, controlling for c
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:35
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Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared

"Tobacco smoking is a major contributor to chronic respiratory disease mortality," she said. "But there is often a substantial lag between initiating smoking and experiencing negative health outcomes, so the increase and peak in smoking prevalence that o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2017 17:54
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E-cigarette use and asthma in a multiethnic sample of adolescents

• E-cigarette use is associated with a higher likelihood of asthma. • Findings are independent of cigarette smoking, marijuana use, and other covariates. • Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, Filipinos had higher rates of asthma.
Preventive Medicine
added Sep 30, 2017 01:38
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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PRESENTATION: Assessment of Mitochondrial Function Following Long-Term Treatment of Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells with Total Particulate Matter from a Candidate Modified Risk Tobacco Product versus Cigarettes

PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:12
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Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later

Researchers also aim to study how medications and exposure to second-hand smoke between respiratory infections may affect lung function and asthma.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2017 03:48
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Enough to make you think about giving up? Hard-hitting video shows the damage to your lungs after smoking just ONE pack of cigarettes

Chris Notap carried out his own experiment to mimic the effects on the body in the hope it will encourage people to quit for good. He fills a jar with cotton wool balls and uses a suction pump to suck the smoke from cigarettes which is pulled through th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:34
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[Europe] The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes

“Tobacco companies can load price increases onto premium brands and sell cheaper cigarettes at a loss so that poor people and young people can still take up smoking,” said the lead author, Filippos Filippidis, a lecturer in public health at Imperial Coll
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2017 14:37
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[Europe] Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. The finding didn't surprise one U.S. expert in child health, because when fewer mothers can afford to smoke any longer -- or take up the habit -- their kids' healt
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:32
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