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Electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) battery-related burns presenting to US emergency departments, 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The nature and circumstances of the injuries suggest these incidents were unintentional and would potentially be prevented through battery design requirements, battery testing standards and public education related to ENDS battery safety.
Injury Epidemiology
added Mar 9, 2018 19:53

Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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The Hip Hop peer crowd: An opportunity for intervention to reduce tobacco use among at-risk youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

Alternative youth were most at risk of cigarette smoking, followed by Hip Hop. Specifically, Hip Hop youth were significantly less likely to be Non-susceptible Non-triers than Popular, Mainstream, and Country youth, and more likely to be Experimenters th
Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 9, 2018 19:55

Changes in smoking cessation assistance in the European Union between 2012 and 2017: pharmacotherapy versus counselling versus e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings highlight the need for approaches that ensure that smokers get support to quit smoking across the EU. The question of whether the availability of e-cigarettes will displace other methods, and the impact of such a displacement, should be clo
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2018 23:29

Upcoming Webinars: What’s the Hype?: JUUL Electronic Cigarette’s Popularity with Youth & Young Adults

This webinar will familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand that is very popular among youth and young adults. Policy, legal, and advocacy experts will describe JUUL and discuss concerns and emergi
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:19
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FDA Move on Tobacco Flavorings 'Long Overdue'

With the exception of tobacco and menthol, flavorings have been banned from combustible cigarettes for almost a decade, but they are ubiquitous in little cigars, electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products widely used by younger users. The JUUL bra
MedPage Today
added Mar 21, 2018 22:35

[Wyoming] SOBIESKI: Be an independent thinker, not a vaper

Smokers are not the survivors. And they die unpleasantly. The world needs the independent thinkers. Please, take care of yourselves. Choose carefully what you breathe.
Jackson Hole (WY) News & Guide
added Mar 21, 2018 11:47

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Readers question Straits Times on article stating e-cigarettes creates more smokers than helping them quit

Many readers commented on the ST article. Some asked for the validation of the study, while some said that this is another piece of propaganda, saying that some other studies have stated that e-cigarettes have helped some people to actually quit smoking.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:33

Ivanka Trump Instagrammed Her ‘Vape Juice’ Experiment With High Schoolers, And People Couldn’t Handle It

Trump donned a pair of goggles and a lab coat and checked the amount of nicotine in “vape juice.” Trump documented the occasion on Instagram with the caption “Talking #WorkforceDevelopment and Infrastructure in Iowa today!” She also praised the president
added Mar 21, 2018 04:09

Two decades of tobacco reduction saves Hawaii $1 billion in health costs

Hawaii has saved an estimated $1 billion in health care costs thanks to 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The savings are due to a reduction in the number of youth, adult, and
West Hawaii Today
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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