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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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LETTERS: Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

In a growing list of studies suggesting putative mechanisms for the association between smoking and suicide, factors include the modulation of serotonin by nicotine and the effects of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on mood dysregulation, aggression, an
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:26
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Don't dismiss the link between smoking and suicide, researchers warn

Researchers should not be so quick to dismiss the link between smoking and suicide risk, according to a letter published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine
Los Angeles Times
added May 29, 2015 13:24
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[Europe, UK] Warning over shisha and e-cigarettes as doctors reveal they damage the heart - and those who smoke hookah inhale MORE toxins than cigarettes

'It beats everything. There has been a lot of research over the past two to three years which makes us very clear that all tobacco use, including the waterpipe, smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, is simply not good for your health.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:17
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[UK] Teenager, 18, died of stomach cancer after doctors said she was only losing weight because she 'wanted to be a stick insect'

Around one in five stomach cancers are thought to be caused by smoking. Smokers have double the risk of stomach cancer compared to their non smoking peers. But scientists believe the risk falls if you stop smoking. Those smokers with an HP infection may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:12
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[Florida] Terminally ill couple who met in a hospice smoking room tie the knot (after the bride took three days to accept his proposal and the groom forgot the ring)

Triple amputee Whaley said he and Rivera bonded...both rode their wheelchairs up the aisle and exchanged vows in the courtyard of the Florida hospice where they both met while being treated for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:10
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[UK] Almost 90,000 children spared illness by smoking ban: 11,000 fewer a year admitted to hospital with lung infections since law was introduced

Smoking inside public buildings - including restaurants, train stations and pubs - was banned throughout England in June 2007. Analysis of hospital admissions data shows a dramatic drop in the number of children treated for serious breathing problems in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 12:58
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Cancer Care: How Delaware Turned the Tide / Delaware once first in the nation for cancer mortality is now 15th

creation of the Delaware Cancer Consortium by then-Governor Ruth Ann Minner to reduce cancer incidence and mortality, which used tobacco settlement funds to finance initiatives.
MedPage Today
added May 29, 2015 12:30
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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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Assessment of the European Union's illicit trade agreements with the four major Transnational Tobacco Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

We conclude that the agreements have little or no added value and conflict with the article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC. The EU was correct when it expressed a disapproval about the relationship between INTERPOL and PMI and confirmed publicly that “the interests
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:55
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