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Cigarette Smoking and the Natural History of Age-related Macular Degeneration

Current smoking and a greater number of pack-years smoked increase the risk of the progression of AMD. This has important health care implications because smoking is a modifiable behavior.
Ophthalmology
added Jul 31, 2014 17:26
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Smoking linked to risk, progression of macular degeneration

(Reuters Health) - People who smoke, or have smoked a large number of cigarettes over time, are more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration or to have it worsen sooner, according to a long-term study.
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2014 17:25
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[Asia, Japan] Smoking rate falls below 20%

Japan’s smoking rate in 2014 fell below 20 percent for the first time since such statistics began in 1965, Japan Tobacco Inc. said Wednesday. The rate decreased for the 19th consecutive year to stand at 19.7 percent, down 1.2 percentage points from the
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:19
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New Study Finds 17.4 Million U.S. Adults Smoke Cigars, Showing Need For FDA to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health

These trends come as tobacco companies have exploited regulatory and tax loopholes to promote cigars, often in ways that appeal to kids... It is imperative that the FDA and Congress take action to address the health risks posed by cigar smoking and preve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:18
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Little Filtered Cigar, Cigarillo, and Premium Cigar Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

The findings indicate that among U.S. adults who smoke cigars, 61.8% usually smoke cigarillos/MMCs, 19.9% usually smoke premium cigars, and the remainder, 18.4%, usually smoke LFCs. These data can help to inform public health interventions to reduce the b
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:16
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New Study, For the First Time, Details What Types of Cigars Americans Smoke

A new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time breaks down the types of cigars smoked by adults in the U.S. and highlights why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must have basic oversight au
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jul 31, 2014 17:11
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[North Carolina] N.C. docs recommend e-cigs to stop smoking despite lack of info on them

Despite knowing little about their safety, North Carolina doctors are increasingly recommending e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking, according to research from UNC-Chapel Hill. These electronic cigarettes still make up a fraction of the overall tobacco
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jul 31, 2014 17:01
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Electronic cigarette

The benefits and risks of electronic cigarette use are uncertain.[4][5] Some evidence suggests e-cigarettes may be safer than smoking tobacco products, and possibly as safe as other nicotine replacement products but there is insufficient data to draw conc
Wikipedia
added Jul 31, 2014 16:49
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The proportion of adult smokers stood at 19.7 percent as of May, down 1.2 percentage points from a year earlier and the lowest rate since the survey started in 1965. The number of smokers in Japan stands at about 20.6 million, according to the study pub

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:53
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking gun: Mum's battle with cigs as stats show how second-hand smoke is really harming kids

New statistics have revealed kids who grow up in a house full of smokers are three times more likely to become smokers. And, by then, the toxic fumes from your smoking habit could well have damaged your child’s health. The harmful compounds of second-h
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:39
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