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Smoking remains Portugal's top killer

The report, “Portugal – Prevention and Control of Smoking in Numbers 2015”, from the General Health Department, atates that the latest numbers about deaths related with tobacco show that smoking was the number one cause of death in Portugal for both sexe
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:54
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Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking Among Young Adults in the United States, 2012–2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current waterpipe smoking is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking among young adults in the United States. Longitudinal studies are needed to demonstrate causality between waterpipe smoking and initiation of cigarette smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Feb 19, 2016 21:25
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five facts about smoking and cancer on #worldcancerday

1. It’s not just lung cancer. The Surgeon General’s Office has linked more than 12 types of cancer to smoking, including cancer of the stomach, bladder, kidneys, and liver. ... 5. The fight to #FinishIt is not over. Every day more than 3,200 children smo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:16
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

These findings, combined with the evidence indicating that menthol’s cooling and anesthetic properties can reduce the harshness of cigarette smoke and the evidence indicating that menthol cigarettes are marketed as a smoother alternative to nonmenthol cig
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 18, 2016 05:17
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[North Carolina] New Study Finds the Use of Multiple Tobacco Products Is Popular Among Teenagers

“This study illustrated how much of a problem poly-tobacco use really is...Adolescents are not just using cigarettes. They are using cigarettes and other tobacco products – some of which are new and unregulated. We need to be thinking about how to tackle
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 31, 2015 14:49
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[Michigan] Cigarillo use increases estimates of teen smoking rates by half

The percentage of teens who smoked tobacco in the past 30 days increased by more than half when cigarillos—small cigars or little cigars—are included with regular cigarettes as a form of tobacco use. The finding supports concerns in the public health com
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:13
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The iFuse 'hybrid' cigarette combines e-cig technology with tobacco to improve the flavour of the vapour

According to Kingsley Wheaton, director of 'new technology' at the tobacco giant, hybrid cigarettes will be 'cleaner' than other cigarettes, warming tobacco instead of burning it. But he admitted health research is still in its early stages. 'On the basi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:16
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Flavored Tobacco Product Use Among US Youth Aged 12-17 Years, 2013-2014

Most tobacco use begins during youth and young adulthood. Recent declines in prevalence of cigarette smoking among youth have coincided with increased use of e-cigarettes and hookahs. Although flavors other than menthol are prohibited in cigarettes in th
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43
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[Canada] Waterloo study aims to better understand e-cigarette effects

Hammond launched a study — the first of its kind in Canada — to figure out whether there is any benefit to e-cigarettes, which are often touted as a great option for smokers who want to quit. "We're recruiting smokers and basically seeing what happens w
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:44
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[Africa, South Africa] First e-cigarette ad flights in SA on TV, in cinemas and online

On Monday night, South Africa’s first e-cigarette ad was flighted in the first part of a campaign that will see Twisp ads on television, in cinemas and online. “Twisp is aimed at adults and, as such, all adverts will appear in suitable programmes after t
TheMediaOnline (za)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:27
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