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A Heart Risk in Drinking Water

also found that arsenic appeared to amplify the damaging effects of smoking: Death rates accelerated sharply among smokers exposed to arsenic. Other studies suggest that arsenic may also contribute to the development of diabetes, which is another factor i
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 18:09
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Indiana’s smoking rate remains among highest in the nation

As part of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC) District 9 Cancer Control Coalition is hosting a Lung Health Summit on Thursday, Nov. 6, to increase awareness of the district’s lung cancer burden. The event will be he
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:52
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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TOBACCO NATION: WHERE AMERICANS SMOKE, DIP AND DIE TRYIN’ / Who's Still Smoking? State-by-State Analysis of U.S. Tobacco Use

We combed through the latest CDC data for interesting and surprising patterns of tobacco use in the U.S. ...Would you have guessed that Maine loves cigars more than anywhere ...Kentucky...highest rate of smoking-attributable deaths (371 per 100,000 peopl
Vocativ
added Oct 30, 2014 14:41
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[Asia, India] Health ministry likely to ban ITC's e-cigarettes

Research findings by experts have held that they are no less unsafe than the "real thing"
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:38
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[Mid-east, Qatar, Saudi Arabia] Expert warns against smoking shisha

The warning came in a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking Research by Dr. Tawfeeq Khoja, who is also the general director of the Riyadh based executive office of health ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (G
Arab News (sa)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:24
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LEGACY REPORT FINDS EXTREMELY HIGH RATES OF TOBACCO USE AMONG AMERICAN INDIANS

A report from the Legacy Tribal College Health Survey highlights tobacco-related tribal health disparities and calls for more tribe specific data
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 30, 2014 14:01
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[UK] Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Series 2: Episode 3

Also medical journalist Michael Mosley examines the growing trend for electronic cigarettes and asks if they are safe.
BBC Online
added Oct 30, 2014 13:16
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[Canada] KUKASWADIA: Public health agencies should prioritize public health based on evidence, not fear

4,922 people have died worldwide from Ebola. In Canada alone, 37,000 died in 2011 due to tobacco use...480,000 Americans died in 2010 from tobacco...tobacco kills more people than Ebola every three days. So yes, cigarettes are scarier than Ebola
PLOS Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 13:02
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[Europe] Cigarette design and marketing features are associated with increased smoking susceptibility and perception of reduced harm among smokers in 27 EU countries

findings call for a stronger regulation of tobacco ingredients, packaging features and other marketing strategies that may increase the attractiveness of tobacco products or promote perceptions of harm reduction.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 13:46
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