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E-cigarette use in air transit: self-reported data from US flight attendants

Flight attendants commonly witnessed e-cigarette use during flights and gave conflicting reports about what was allowed by airlines, which indicates inadequate communication of policies to passengers and crew. Indeed, the Federal Aviation Administration (
Tobacco Control
added Jun 27, 2014 10:45

AHRENS: Montana Opinion: Smoke shacks harm workers

Given the facts, one has to wonder why a select few Great Falls casino owners want to continue to risk the lives of their workers -- and their customers -- by building smoking huts attached to their casinos. All who are in them, and anyone in adjoining r
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Sep 1, 2013 02:50

The FAMRI-IELCAP Collaborative Network to study Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure

If you are over the age of 40, have never smoked ... and you have had significant exposure to secondhand smoke, you may be eligible for this study. What happens when someone enrolls? People who participate in the study will receive a free non-invasive l
International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP)
added Jul 31, 2013 19:39

Children's exposure to secondhand smoke may be vastly underestimated by parents

Four out of 10 children in the US are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to the American Heart Association. A new Tel Aviv University study suggests that parents who smoke mistakenly rely on their own physical senses to gauge the presence of tobacco
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 16, 2017 01:04

Trends In Electronic Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults

Although smokers are most likely to use these products, almost a third of current users are nonsmokers, undermining potential public health benefits cigarette smokers possibly switching to electronic cigarettes.
Mississippi Tobacco Data (University of Southern Mississippi)
added May 21, 2015 21:34

Assessing secondhand smoke using biological markers [FREE FULL TEXT]

This manuscript summarises the scientific evidence on the use of biomarkers to measure SHSe, analytical methods, biological matrices and their interpretation.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2012 22:36

[Florida] Attorneys: Big Tobacco snuffed out dealΩ

Miami (FL) Herald
added Nov 25, 2010 00:00

2013 MONOGRAPH / Highlights from FAMRI Funded Research (PDF)

highlights of its historical funding and newly funded projects through its grants’ program. The historic funding highlights the impact funded studies have had on scientific discoveries which hold promise for early diagnosis and cure for diseases caused
Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI)
added May 17, 2014 09:08

The Legacy Lung Screening and Smoking Cessation Project

If you are a current smoker over the age of 50, you may be eligible for this study. What happens when someone enrolls? People who participate in this study will receive a free non-invasive low-dose CT scan of the chest. In addition, a brief interview wi
International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP)
added Jul 31, 2013 19:35

Stale Secondhand Smoke Impairs Lung Function

Family Practice News
added May 15, 2012 10:35
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