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[Nebraska] Secondhand Smoke Also Bad For Pets

Nebraska Humane Society says secondhand smoke can lead to major health problems in animals. Dogs, cats, birds and even pocket pets can all be hurt by tobacco smoke. Your pet breathes the same air you do, so chances are if you're smoking or breathing seco
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Apr 20, 2014 23:55
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Laboratory Study Shows No Detectable Carcinogens or Metals in High-Technology Electronic Cigarette Brand, Suggests that Minimal Risk E-Cigarette is Technologically Feasible

In the study, researchers from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and the Eurofins-Lancaster Laboratories in Winston-Salem examined the constituents in the aerosol produced by VUSE electronic cigarettes. Of particular concern were a number of carcinogens, met
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 20, 2014 08:10
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Are E-Cigarettes Really Safe?

The bottom line: If you're trying to quit smoking, e-cigs might be an option -- ask your doctor about them. If you're not a smoker, don't pick up e-cigs until there's more info on the risks. No one wants to get hooked on an expensive habit that might be
Cosmopolitan Magazine
added Apr 20, 2014 08:01
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[Arizona] CDC report: Big increase in nicotine exposure from e-cigarette liquid

shows a nationwide rise in nicotine exposure from the liquid in e-cigarettes, mirroring increases seen by Arizona's poison control centers. The number of calls nationally rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 calls per month in February 2014,
Verde (AZ) Independent
added Apr 20, 2014 07:56
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[Japan] Low-nicotine cigarettes not so low in practice

Depending on the way in which they are smoked, the doses delivered from low-nicotine cigarettes can end up not being as low as their packages advertise, warn experts at a national health facility.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:40
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Smoking at time of diagnosis and breast cancer-specific survival: new findings and systematic review with meta-analysis

Conclusions: Available evidence to date indicates that smoking atdiagnosis is associated with a reduction of both overall and breast cancer-specific survival. Studies of the effect of smoking cessation after diagnosis on breast cancer-specific outcomes
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 19, 2014 14:00
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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
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High Inequality Results in More US Deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined

In 2009, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a study that revealed what seems to be a shocking truth: those who live in societies with a higher level of income inequality are at a greater risk for premature death. Here in the United States, our
Bill Moyers.com
added Apr 19, 2014 13:06
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Nicotine & Tobacco Research Advance Access (Apr 18, 2013)

Smoking Cessation Outcomes Among Sexual and Gender Minority and Nonminority Smokers in Extended Smoking Treatments / Hardcore Adolescent Smokers? An Examination of the Hardening Hypothesis by Using Survey Data From Two Norwegian Samples / Exploring the “
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 19, 2014 11:58
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Air Space: E-Cigarette Reg Leaked to Industry?

Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) put up a picture of the scanned document on its website Friday, indicating it was the "Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:49
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