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11 Views Discusses the Tobacco Smoking Catastrophe 2013

the University of California, San Francisco has compiled a data that states that in the coming forty years, over eighteen million more tuberculoses cases ... It is therefore very important that smokers adopt a more suitable smoking mechanism, which appar
added Apr 16, 2013 03:54

Alaska man with ruined lungs now face of CDC's anti-smoking effort

Michael Patterson, a formerly homeless person who started smoking at age 9, has stories of carved-away lungs, battles to breathe, and doctors who tell him he's a walking dead man living on borrowed time. He'll be taking those stories on the road to schoo
Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 15, 2013 08:24

VIDEO: TEDx: Wanda de Kanter en Pauline Dekker: replacement smokers

Smoking is an addiction, not a free choice. The only free choice is at your first cigarette and is mostly lit at puberty in a phase where the brain is not dealing well with free choice. Dekker says to the person in the coffin, 'You will not die in vain. '
You Tube
added Apr 13, 2013 16:12

It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997–2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index linkage study

overall, mortality risk is smaller in overweight or obese ex-smokers than normal-weight smokers. Smoking cessation interventions can tailor messages that highlight the greater reduction in mortality associated with quitting, compared with potential weight
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2013 14:20

[India] ARCHIVE: Projected effects of tobacco smoking on worldwide tuberculosis control: mathematical modelling analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco smoking could substantially increase tuberculosis cases and deaths worldwide in coming years, undermining progress towards tuberculosis mortality targets. Aggressive tobacco control could avert millions of deaths from tuberculosis.
British Medical Journal
added Apr 11, 2013 13:14

[Australia] Pot-Smokers Healthier Than Tobacco Smokers, Study Finds

A study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors this January finds that “using tobacco on its own [and/or] mixing it with cannabis may lead to worse physical health outcomes than using cannabis alone.”
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Apr 9, 2013 14:54

[Asia] Don’t ignore smoker’s cough, UAE experts say

Dubai: Smokers who dismiss a slight but persistent cough, commonly referred to as smoker’s cough, should be cautioned about the indication of a serious respiratory syndrome, said experts on Sunday.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:16

[India] 50 years ago: Research on evils of smoking

Smoking might lead to an increase in pressure in the blood vessels in the lungs, according to a study of the Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute. In a review of the progress of the Institute, which celebrated its tenth Foundation Day here yesterday, the d
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 8, 2013 08:26

[California] Santa Monica Housing Discrimination Complaints Surge

Did Zelda’s request for a smoke-free apartment qualify as a reasonable accommodation to G & K’s wait-list rules? There are two basic legal requirements for a reasonable accommodation. First, the accommodation must be needed in response to the nature of
Santa Monica (CA) Mirror
added Apr 2, 2013 15:32

[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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