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[New York] This Woman’s Facebook Post Is a Reminder That You Don't Have to Be a Smoker to Get Lung Cancer

"Lung cancer is much more common than people may realize among those who have quit smoking as well as those who never smoked," Mara Antonoff, M.D., assistant professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer C
Self Magazine
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[UK] Lung cancer—moving in the right direction

SBRT, sometimes referred to as stereotactic ablative radiation therapy, is a focused way of delivering radiation in high-dose fractions. It can be preferred to surgery when patients have comorbidities or are considered too frail to undergo surgery. By co
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Disrupts Infant Neural Markers of Orienting

PNE may impair auditory sensory gating, which may contribute to disrupted sleep and to reduced auditory discrimination and learning, attention re-orienting and/or arousal during wakefulness reported in other studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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Differences in Subjective Experiences to First Use of Menthol and Non-Menthol Cigarettes in a National Sample of Young Adult Cigarette Smokers

While few differences were found between menthol and non-menthol initiators in their subjective experiences, fewer menthol initiates felt nauseated at first cigarette use. Future research needs to identify additional mechanisms linking menthol initiation
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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Frequency and Content of Conversations about Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Health communication can influence behavior by changing social interactions. Our trial characterized social interactions about pictorial cigarette pack warnings with a large longitudinal sample in a real world setting. Understanding these conversations c
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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America's healthcare system is hostile to lesbians, experts warn as studies show they suffer higher rates of obesity, smoking, and psychological disorders than heterosexual women

Lesbians have a higher chance of smoking and obesity than heterosexual women, according to new studies the authors analyzed.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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Traditional wood-burning ovens are partly responsible for nearly 4 MILLION lung disease deaths from air pollution, expert claims

Schayck said that biomass cooking methods, used by 1.8 billion people, are partly responsible for the surge in deaths. Such cooking methods are commonplace in the developing world, but are also used in trendy pizza and steakhouse restaurants. Tackling
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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[UK] Vaping teenagers four times more likely to start smoking: Third who had used an e-cigarette by age of 14 had tried tobacco a year later

New British study finds vaping teenagers are four times more likely to smoke ... experts have warned teens could be using them as a 'gateway' to smoking ... Doctors in the UK have repeatedly insisted no link between vaping and smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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The Diverging Trajectories of Cannabis and Tobacco Policies in the United States: Reasons and Possible Implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Aug 18, 2017 04:19
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More pregnant women with depression are smoking cigarettes, study reveals amid huge increase in the rate of females suffering from mental illnesses

The study coincides with the release of new CDC data showing more American women than ever are taking antidepressants. These two sets of data suggest that the increase in depression could be driving an increase in prenatal exposure to tobacco. Schools
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:43
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