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Children with asthma exposed to SHS more likely experience comorbidities

are more likely to be obese, according to study results. The researchers reported that children exposed to smoke are also more likely to have severe asthma and use health care less. Regan C. Pyle, DO, division of allergic diseases at Mayo Clinic in Roc
added Jul 27, 2015 14:01

[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA] Alcohol, junk food next plain packaging targets, lawyer warns

Herbert Smith Freehills taking on the World Trade Organisation on behalf of British American Tobacco over plain packaging and warning labels on tobacco packaging, has told Fairfax Media that tobacco is often the "canary in the coal mine" for changes
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:59

CHAPMAN: Should a hunger charity accept support from a tobacco company?

a tweet from @CareersatBAT about how British American Tobacco South Africa had packed 200,000 meals of donated food for the Million Meal Challenge being run by Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 27, 2015 10:15

Chemical in e-cigs, coffee roasting could be health risk

New research suggests that people who use electronic cigarettes and those in the coffee-roasting industry might be at risk for contracting potentially life-threatening respiratory conditions related to the chemical diacetyl.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jul 24, 2015 06:48

YELOWITZ: Obamacare’s Not-So-Hidden Tax: Thank You for Smoking

cigarette taxes in Obamacare lack transparency. They are buried in the weeds of Obamacare premiums as hefty smoking taxes, meant to influence or punish the choices of 18 percent of American adults. Perhaps if smoking rates were as high as obesity, they’d
Cato Institute
added Jul 17, 2015 17:29

Smoking cessation weight gain quantified

analysed data from 63,403 quitters and 388,432 continuing smokers and found that people who quit smoking gained an average of 4.1 kg weight over about five years, which is 2.6 kg greater than the gain in continuing smokers. They found the amount of diffe
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:26

New analysis of smoking and schizophrenia suggests causal link

"While it's always hard to determine the direction of causality, our findings indicate that smoking should be taken seriously as a possible risk factor for developing psychosis," James MacCabe, a psychosis expert who co-led the research at King's College
added Jul 10, 2015 09:58

Can't resist a cigarette with your drink? Blame your mother! Gorging on junk food during pregnancy 'can shape child's taste for nicotine and alcohol', experts warn

If she gorges on junk food, it seems to change her child’s brain, programming it to enjoy the combination of the two vices. The experiments were done on rats but the New York researchers believe they help why so many of us light to light up while having
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2015 10:14

Marijuana Causes Weight Gain Based On Factors Like Gender And Cigarette Smoking: Study

researchers paid special attention to outside facts that could influence weight gain, both related and unrelated to marijuana use. They ultimately found that weight gain is most affected by long-term use, in addition to gender, the level with which cannab
Medical Daily
added Jul 2, 2015 10:36

Don’t Worry So Much About Whether Your Food Is ‘Processed’

“I’m a cardiologist,” he said, “and I had a patient come in once asking about salmon. He said, ‘I heard there’s PCBs in salmon. Should I be eating wild salmon or farmed salmon?’ I said, ‘Stop smoking.’”
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jun 29, 2015 11:45
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