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E-cigarettes 'raise the risk of infection by damaging hundreds of genes in the immune system'

Smoking e-cigarettes increases the risk of infection because it damages hundreds of genes in the immune system, new research warns. The devices alter hundreds of genes that control immune cells in the upper respiratory tract - the throat, mouth, nose and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:43
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Epidemiological evidence on environmental tobacco smoke and cancers other than lung or breast

our conclusion that the epidemiological evidence does not convincingly demonstrate that ETS exposure causes any of the cancers studied....We also thank colleagues for providing helpful comments, and Japan Tobacco International Ltd. for financial support.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jun 27, 2016 14:40
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[Canada] ‘Considerable proportion’ of cancer patients keep smoking despite risks, study finds

Not even cancer can be enough to scare smokers off cigarettes, suggests new Canadian research that shows a significant proportion keep smoking after being handed a cancer diagnosis. Researchers found “minimal differences” in smoking behaviours between
National Post (ca)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:29
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Six former commissioners say FDA should be independent agency

Making it a Cabinet-level organization or finding another way to give it more autonomy would be a step in the right direction for public health...Dr. David Kessler, who headed the FDA from 1990 to 1997, complained of “micromanagement from the top.” He poi
statnews.com
added Jun 27, 2016 14:24
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[Australia] Smoking rates among teen students continues to decline

SMOKING rates among Tasmanian secondary school students continues to fall, according to a tri-annual survey conducted by the Cancer Council. Quit Tasmania director Abby Smith said the Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug Survey, which showed
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:37
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[Canada] 'Considerable proportion' of cancer patients keep smoking despite risks, study finds

Researchers found “minimal differences” in smoking behaviours between those with cancer and those without. One in five Canadians who answered yes in a national health survey when asked, “Do you have cancer,” also reported smoking daily or occasionally,
National Post (ca)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:32
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VIDEO: Smoking Cigarettes: Most People Don’t Know Which Chemicals They’re Exhaling

researchers analyzed data from a national telephone survey that included 5,014 U.S. adults over the age of 18. The survey focused primarily on low-income areas, which tend to include people living in poverty, sexual minorities, and people with lower level
Medical Daily
added Jun 26, 2016 19:38
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WHAT’S IN YOUR CIGARETTES? THERE ARE OVER 7,000 CHEMICALS THAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT

“The majority of the U.S. public wants easy access to information about chemicals in cigarettes and other tobacco products. Surprisingly, our results reveal that groups one might presume to be the least psychologically motivated to look for this informat
Inquisitr
added Jun 26, 2016 15:13
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Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment

Among breast cancer patients taking a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors, smokers had a three times greater risk of their cancer returning than nonsmokers, the investigators found. However, the study could not prove a cause-and-effect link. Smok
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 25, 2016 15:46
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CDC Says Smoking Laws, Like Politics, Are Local / More than the mountains are smoky in the South

Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia had the laws in 2015, compared to none in the year 2000. But just two states - North Dakota and California - have passed comprehensive smoke-free laws over the last six years, suggesting that adoption of suc
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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