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40% Of Health Care Workers Still Smoke Cigarettes In China

Although 40 percent of male health workers smoked in 2010, the figure represented a decrease from previous years. Around 56 percent of male health care workers were smokers in 1984, 60 percent in 1996 and 57 percent in 2002. China is the largest tobacco
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2012 15:06
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[China] Tobacco consumption rises amid economic slowdown

Chinese smoked more cigarettes in the first half of this year, helping the tobacco industry's profits to climb rapidly despite the current economic slowdown, according to data from the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration on Wednesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 10:51
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[Canada] Could Facebook or Twitter help you quit smoking? Using social media to kick the habit means you're 'TWICE as likely to succeed'

After 3 months, 32% of people using social media-based support had quit This was compared to 14% of people given phone-based support Experts said social media sites are a good way of reaching people who may not use more traditional smoking cessation meth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 14:02
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Biomarkers of Exposure among U.S. Cigar Smokers: An Analysis of 1999–2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Data

Conclusions: Cigar smokers have higher concentrations of several toxic and carcinogenic substances than nontobacco users. Impact: Our results are consistent with epidemiologic evidence demonstrating cigar smoking as a cause of disease and premature deat
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Nov 7, 2014 11:41
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HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

Four substances have been added ...cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke...ortho-Toluidine Known to be a human carcinogen... found in tobacco smoke
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 3, 2014 02:00
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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Canadians deserve a new approach to health policy on tobacco - Imperial Tobacco Canada invites governments to adopt a progressive approach to public health policy

On World No Tobacco Day 2014 (May 31), Imperial Tobacco Canada calls on Health Canada and government across the country to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2014 03:55
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E-cigarette use slowing infiltrates campus

Both referenced a certain enjoyable aspect of smoking with friends that is lost with e-cigarette use. This may contribute to the subtlety of the e-cigarettes’s rise to popularity. Little research has been done to determine their prevalence, particularly
Old Gold and Black (Wake Forest University)
added Oct 31, 2013 02:21
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Evaluation of Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Diseases

The purpose of this contract is to provide FDA with the required resources to conduct a study with subjects that meet the objectives and specifications detailed below. The ultimate objectives of the study are: 1) To evaluate whether and how individuals w
Federal Business Opportunities
added Aug 10, 2012 19:45
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[New York] RIA Gets $3 Million to Continue Studying Children Exposed to Cigarette Smoke

The University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions has received a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to study the behavioral and biological differences between children exposed to cigarette smoking and those not e
University of Buffalo
added Jul 18, 2012 03:33
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