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Pediatric hospitalizations an opportunity to screen parents for tobacco use

Secondhand smoke exposure not only plays a role in the development and exacerbation of respiratory diseases in children, it also can lower their IQ scores, increase risk for behavioral and sleep problems, and contribute to increased infection risk. Even
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Jul 29, 2016 00:33

One Minute of Marijuana Secondhand Smoke Exposure Substantially Impairs Vascular Endothelial Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

One minute of exposure to marijuana SHS substantially impairs endothelial function in rats for at least 90 minutes, considerably longer than comparable impairment by tobacco SHS. Impairment of FMD does not require cannabinoids, nicotine, or rolling paper
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Jul 28, 2016 18:12

Secondhand Pot Smoke May Damage Blood Vessels

One minute of exposure to marijuana secondhand smoke was associated with substantial transient impairment of vascular endothelial function, according to results of an animal study. Blood vessels took a full 90 minutes to recover function after 60 second
MedPage Today
added Jul 28, 2016 18:06
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[Virginia] Vaping and tobacco use on the rise in Danville

Fewer people are smoking traditional cigarettes but more people are still getting their nicotine from e-cigarettes. Nineteen percent of Virginians use tobacco. That number jumps to 33 percent in the Danville and Pittsylvania County area. Health experts
WDBJ Channel 7 (Roanoke, VA)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:52

[California] Why toxic compound emissions vary in e-cigarettes

While previous studies have found that electronic cigarettes emit toxic compounds, a new study...pinpointed the source of these emissions and shown how factors such as the temperature, type, and age of the device play a role in emission levels, informati
University of California
added Jul 28, 2016 17:51

Smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine return to normal after quitting, study reports

The normalization of dopamine systems suggests smoking-related deficits are a consequence of chronic smoking, rather than a risk factor. These findings raise the possibility that treatments might be developed that normalize the dopamine system in smokers.
added Jul 28, 2016 17:46

[Asia-pacific] Smoking rate for Japanese men falls below 30% for first time

Behind the drop were various factors, including an aging population, growing awareness about the health risks associated with smoking, tighter smoking-related regulations, and tax and price hikes, the company said. The smoking rate for women rose 0.1 po
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:37

[Ireland] Smoking dialysis patients less likely to get kidney transplant

Dialysis patients who smoke have a lower life expectancy and are less likely to get a kidney transplant, a new study from the University of Limerick shows... Smoker patients with pre-existing cardiovascular disease were found to have the smallest chan
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:25

This is what really happens to your lungs after 20 cigarettes

, a group of scientists at MEDspiration have actually shown what smoking just 20 cigs can do to your lungs. And the results are nothing short of shocking. The extremely graphic video posted to Facebook shows the physical impact that smoking can have on
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:18
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One Minute of Second-Hand Marijuana Smoke Impairs Cardiovascular Function

One minute of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) from marijuana diminishes blood vessel function to the same extent as tobacco, but the harmful cardiovascular effects last three times longer, according to a new study in rats led by UC San Francisco rese
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:09
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