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Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk

Long-term users of electronic cigarettes might face increased susceptibility to pneumonia and other lung infections, according to early research in cells, mice, and humans. The studies suggest that, just like conventional cigarette smoke, inhaled e-ciga
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2018 19:07
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Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk

The studies suggest that, just like conventional cigarette smoke, inhaled e-cigarette vapor increases the risk of airway bacterial infection. When researchers examined the effects of e-cigarette vapor exposure on airway epithelial cells expressing plat
MedPage Today
added Feb 9, 2018 18:29
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[UK] Vaping makes users more likely to catch pneumonia – just like smoking tobacco or breathing in traffic fumes, experts warn

The vapour from e-cigarettes helps bacteria that cause the condition to stick to the cells that line the airways, they said. The effect occurs with traditional cigarette smoke and those who are exposed to air pollution high in particulates from vehicle
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 06:13
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10th Circuit upholds benefits for Montana coal miner's widow

A federal appeals court signed off on an award of survivors’ benefits to the widow of a Montana coal mine worker, rejecting a coal company’s argument that a decades-long smoking habit, not coal dust, caused the worker’s death.
Reuters
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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[South Africa] On World Cancer Day, (4 Feb) Dr Gan Quan, Director of The Union’s Department of Tobacco Control, emphasises the urgent need to tackle tobacco use

4 February 2018, we consider these figures in stark contrast to the clear and ambitious target set out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) three years ago – to reduce mortality from non-communicable diseases, which include cancer,
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:39
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Are Blunts Bad For Your Health? Blunts can lead to longer lasting smoke sessions. But can they also lead to poor health?

due to the tobacco content, prolonged blunt use can come with some nasty side effects...Weed smoke is typically inhaled and held in the lungs briefly before being exhaled. In the case of blunts, that means you’re holding tobacco smoke in your lungs.
High Times
added Jan 30, 2018 15:31
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Vaping less harmful to lung fluids than smoking, study shows

They found that burning tar, an ingredient found in conventional cigarettes, was specifically damaging for pulmonary surfactant, but that particles in e-cigarette vapor do not affect the normal functioning of surfactant because e-cigarettes involve vapor
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 29, 2018 17:54
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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how big tobacco made cigarettes more addictive

One way the tobacco industry has manipulated cigarettes to increase addictiveness is by loading cigarettes with chemical compounds. Bronchodilators were added so that tobacco smoke can more easily enter the lungs. Sugars, flavors and menthol were increas
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:17
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Pipe Smoking

He used to be a pipe smoker -- but he found good reason to quit. "Tobacco is highly addictive and remarkably destructive, however you use it," Thun says. In other words, it's doesn't matter if you smoke tobacco or puff it in a pipe: it's a potent cause o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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