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U.S. ad campaign points to dangers of dual cigarette/e-cig use

"If you only cut down the number of cigarettes you smoke by adding another tobacco product, like e-cigarettes, you still face serious health risks," the CDC said in a statement. "Smokers must quit smoking completely to fully protect their health - even a
added Mar 27, 2015 15:31

[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30
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[Australia] Not enough evidence to say whether e-cigarettes help smokers quit: research council

There is not enough evidence to know whether electronic cigarettes help smokers quit or whether they are harmful...the National Health and Medical Research Council said while there was "some preliminary evidence" of this, there is "currently insufficient
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:05

[Florida] Dr. Zorba Paster: E-cigarettes are toxic to kids -- and to our air

My biggest issue is the use of e-cigarettes by minors, particularly the number of high school-age kids who believe e-cigarettes are safe... Anything that is not pure air puts a person at risk. Claiming that e-cigarettes are safe is hogwash. With that, I
Florida Times-Union
added Mar 27, 2015 14:59

[New Zealand] Making a case for electronic cigarettes

The paper, published on Friday in the New Zealand Medical Journal, found electronic cigarettes have the potential to encourage smokers to switch from smoking cigarettes to using electronic cigarettes, which were likely to be far safer. It also found dis
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:50

[USA] THOMPSON: America declares war on e-cigarettes. But it’s an ideological battle, not a medical one

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have launched a wildly expensive campaign against e-cigarettes because… well, I can’t really work out their logic, but the sickly aroma of liberal puritanism is unmistakeable. The medical arguments are r
The Spectator (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:45
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SIEGEL: California Department of Public Health E-Cigarette Web Site is Full of Lies; Why Can't They Just Tell the Truth?

public health officials are telling more lies to the public about the health effects of smoking than the tobacco industry. I took the time to review the web site that the California Department of Public Health put together about electronic cigarettes and
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:15

Smoking Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Dementia: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies with Investigation of Potential Effect Modifiers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers show an increased risk of dementia, and smoking cessation decreases the risk to that of never smokers. The increased risk of AD from smoking is more pronounced in apolipoprotein E ε4 noncarriers. Survival bias and competing risk reduce the risk o
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:51

[UK] Teenagers are happier than ten years ago: 'Facebook generation' less likely to drink, smoke or be bullied

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:40

[Australia] Aussies courting chronic disease

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report, which was released on Wednesday...32 per cent had high blood pressure, 33 per cent high blood cholesterol and 16 per cent smoked daily. "These are not just statistics, they are early death sentences,"
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:38
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