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Electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) battery-related burns presenting to US emergency departments, 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The nature and circumstances of the injuries suggest these incidents were unintentional and would potentially be prevented through battery design requirements, battery testing standards and public education related to ENDS battery safety.
Injury Epidemiology
added Mar 9, 2018 19:53
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[Ireland] Famine victims had badly rotten teeth due to heavy smoking new study reveals

New research has found that smoking was rampant among Irish during the time of the famine, and the majority of adults had rotten teeth due to the habit. A study carried out by leading bioarchaeologist Dr. Jonny Geber examined the teeth of 363 impoverishe
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Oct 19, 2018 01:55
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Cigarette butts cause 13.55pc fire incidents

out of over 18,000 fire incidents in Bangladesh last year, 2,453 were caused by burning cigarettes. It means fire from thrown out cigarette butts accounts for 13.55 percent of the total fire incidents, making it the third largest cause of fire, according
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:30
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Juul E-Cigarette Lawsuit

a number of individual lawsuits alleging injury or death due to vape use have been filed in various federal courts. Here are a few notable e-cigarette legal claims as examples of the types of lawsuits that are being filed.
CONSUMERSAFETY.ORG
added Oct 12, 2018 14:33
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[New York] Fatal Staten Island blaze caused by lit cigarette: FDNY

One firefighter suffered minor injuries battling the two-alarm blaze, which was brought under control in about an hour, the FDNY said. Finley worked as a maintenance worker at a nearby apartment complex, neighbors said, and was a generous man who treate
New York Daily News
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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[UK] Vaper, 40, 'nearly died' when he inhaled the end of his e-cigarette and needed SURGERY to remove the nozzle from his lung

Luckily, he was able to keep breathing through the hole in the middle of it, but it made a whistling noise and could have killed him if it slipped, he was told. Working alone as the assistant manager at a betting shop, Mr O'Brien called an ambulance and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:31
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[North Carolina] Tobacco losses a ‘catastrophe’

WILSON — Hurricane Florence has destroyed an estimated 100 million to 150 million pounds of the year’s tobacco crop. “Devastating is a good word to use for it,” said Kenneth Kelly, owner of Horizon Ltd., a tobacco warehouse in Wilson that receives tobac
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Oct 9, 2018 19:28
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Study: E-Cigarette Injuries Drastically Underestimated

between 2015 and 2017 an estimated 2,035 e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries presented to U.S. hospitals. That is more than 40 times the number of injuries reported by the FDA from 2009 to 2015, and 15 times higher than the number of injuries report
MedPage Today
added Oct 6, 2018 13:24
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[UK] VIDEO: Police remove woman from an easyJet flight to Liverpool after she 'put the whole plane in danger' by smoking in the toilet

Fellow flyers alerted cabin crew to the woman's 'erratic' behaviour as she flew from Naples to Liverpool. After reports of strange actions in her seat the woman was then found to be smoking in one of the toilets, the pilot said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:18
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Study: Federal Agencies underestimate e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries

according to a new George Mason University study. These injuries were thought to occur rarely, however there is no national surveillance system to monitor e-cigarette caused explosion and burn injuries. A new report published in Tobacco Control found tha
News-Medical.net
added Oct 5, 2018 19:54
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