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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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[India] The Endgame for Tobacco from September 10-12, 2013

The Conference is a call for collective resolution to fight tobacco through global cohesion and integration of tobacco control into broader health and development agendas for the achievement of our common health and development goals. With India making c
International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco (in)
added Apr 13, 2013 16:36
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Reducing smokers' exposure to cigarette smoke toxicants -- our first clinical study results

We have shown in our first clinical study of our novel prototype cigarettes that it is possible to reduce smokers' exposure to certain smoke toxicants. ... We have spent several decades researching the nature of tobacco smoke, identifying key toxicants
EurekAlert
added Mar 25, 2013 20:58
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[New York] More people are smoking e-cigarettes, but as a quitting tool, they may be all smoke and mirrors

Evidence suggests that heavy smokers who try e-cigarettes combine their use with regular cigarettes, potentially increasing their nicotine consumption, a leading researcher says.
New York Daily News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:53
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Clinical Notes: Users Deem E-Cigs Safer

Some 80% of individuals who reported using so-called electronic cigarettes in a large survey said the products are safer than traditional cigarettes.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2013 11:28
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Electronic Cigarettes: A New Nicotine Gateway?

What can be done to prevent e-cigarettes from becoming the newest gateway to addiction for millions of youth? Lessons from years of dealing with the tobacco industry and burden of tobacco in our society, especially our youth, should be heeded.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 21, 2013 12:40
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American Lung Association Releases "State of Tobacco Control 2013" Report January 16, 2013, at 5 a.m. (ET)

WHAT: The American Lung Association is releasing the results of its eleventh annual "State of Tobacco Control"report which tracks progress on key tobacco control policies at the federal and state level, assigning grades based on whether laws are adequate
PR Newswire
added Jan 7, 2013 17:02
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Teen Smoking Has Fallen Across Most of U.S.: Report

Overall youth smoking is now under 9 percent nationwide, with highest rates in Wyoming, lowest in Utah
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 21, 2012 15:40
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One in 9 Ohio teens smoke, survey finds

Ohio has the fifth-highest rate of adolescent smoking, despite making great reductions in the number of 12- to 17-year-olds who choose to light up, according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Newark (OH) Advocate
added Nov 17, 2012 19:04
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Increased obesity is wiping out most health benefits of less smoking

A team of researchers with the National Bureau of Economic Research published data looking at obesity and smoking rates. The trends are, as shown in this graph below, not exactly subtle: Both of those trends have an impact on longevity; these researcher
Washington Post
added Sep 25, 2012 17:35
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