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American Lung Association Interested In Hearing from Smoking Asthmatics

The American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Center (ACRC) is the largest not-for-profit network of clinical research centers dedicated to discovering effective treatment strategies for asthma. The network is currently recruiting asthmatic smok
American Lung Association
added Apr 15, 2014 23:29
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[California] Experts: E-Cigarette refills making kids sick

The number of problems involving e-cigarettes is rising, and nearly half of the reports involve children, according to state officials. The popularity of e-cigarettes has exploded, and experts say the number of flavors is endless and very enticing to chi
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Apr 15, 2014 23:23
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Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

However, the findings, which were presented in January at a meeting of lung cancer researchers, may attract the interest of federal officials who are considering how to regulate e-cigarettes. In a report to investors sent Tuesday, David J. Adelman, an in
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 23:10
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ARCHIVE: Dependence measures for non-cigarette tobacco products within the context of the global epidemic: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

For purposes of global surveillance of tobacco dependence, there is a compelling need for validated measures to apply universally across social contexts and a multitude of tobacco products. Alternatively, effective tobacco control interventions require
Tobacco Control
added Apr 15, 2014 17:48
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[Europe, USA] JARMAN: Public health and the Transatlantic trade and investment partnership

Public health advocates should be wary of TTIP... To call TTIP a ‘trade deal’ is to ignore some of its most important features with big consequences for health: regulatory convergence, measures allowing foreign investors to sue governments and strong int
European Journal of Public Health
added Apr 15, 2014 17:17
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McKEE/ALLEBECK: Why the European Journal of Public Health will no longer publish tobacco industry-supported research ($$)

n reaching this decision, we are fully aware of the arguments ... Yet we know from experience that this view is naïve. Evidence from the tobacco industry’s internal documents reveals how …
European Journal of Public Health
added Apr 15, 2014 17:13
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[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
Law360
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54
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[UK] Are e-cigarettes really a safer alternative to regular smoking?

But perhaps they pose a more immediate danger than lung disease and cancer. Some e-cigs have exploded into flames. Last night gran Jean Booth was fighting for life in Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, after her oxygen supply – she was recovering from a
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:33
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ZELLER: Crossing the Country to Connect with the Cancer Research Community

about 10 FDA staff members and I participated in the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) ... Tobacco-related cancer researchers are key partners of FDA as we work toward our goal of ending the epidemic of tobacco use. He
FDA Blogs
added Apr 15, 2014 13:15
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Fifty Years On, Half As Many Americans Now Smoke, but… …Too Many Are Still Dying Prematurely

Experts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the report here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2014 celebrated the progress that has been made, but emphasized that much remains to be done. "Tobacco is the largest preventable ca
Medical Tribune
added Apr 14, 2014 20:10
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