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Secondhand smoke exposure toxicity accelerates age-related cardiac disease in old hamsters

To determine whether exposure to SHS has an impact on age-induced LVH we examined young and old hamsters that underwent SHS exposure in a chamber for 30 mins.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 19, 2014 16:28
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Friday Feedback: Do We _Need_ a Surgeon General?

Sager: "A vigorous surgeon general reminds us why and how to modify behaviors that damage our health prematurely.... and plans ahead, remembering that since the then-controversial Surgeon General's report on smoking and health was issued in 1964, U.S. smo
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2014 16:19
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Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Reviews Acupuncture and related interventions for smoking cessationReview AbstractFull Article (HTML)PDF(962K) Allergen-specific oral immunotherapy for peanut allergyReview
Cochrane Library
added Dec 19, 2014 13:41
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[UK] Evidence that electronic cigarettes can help smokers to quit

“Cochrane reviews are world renowned for their systematic analysis of the evidence. Electronic cigarettes are used by millions of smokers in the UK but the risks and benefits have been heavily disputed. This timely review indicates that that these produc
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:35
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College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking

Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health study published this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:06
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[Italy] A novel approach for monitoring tobacco use in local communities by wastewater analysis

This approach can provide objective and updated information, which are useful to assess the efficacy of tobacco-control interventions, with the aim of designing and implementing effective tobacco control plans.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:06
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[Italy] Editorial: Flushing out smoking: measuring population tobacco use via wastewater analysis

Cross-sectional household surveys are the main source of smoking prevalence estimates. The reliability of these estimates relies on large representative samples of the population providing accurate information on their tobacco use. This survey data is re
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:05
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Relationship between knowledge about the harms of smoking and smoking status in the 2010 Global Adult Tobacco China Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Compared with those who have never smoked and those who have ceased smoking, current smokers in China are more likely to believe that low-tar cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:02
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Differential trends in cigarette smoking in the USA: is menthol slowing progress? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Progress in reducing youth smoking has likely been attenuated by the sale and marketing of mentholated cigarettes, including emerging varieties of established youth brands. This study should inform the Food and Drug Administration regarding the potential
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:00
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Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 02:59
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