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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
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[UK] THE NHS SMOKEFREE PLEDGE

A number of NHS Trusts and CCGs have already signed the pledge. ...Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust September 2018 East London Foundation Trust September 2018 City and Hackney GP Confederation September 2018 Great Western Hospitals NHS F
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:53
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Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide

the most premature mortalities were high blood pressure, high body mass index, high blood sugar, tobacco use and alcohol...faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet."
CNN
added Oct 18, 2018 15:50
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[UK] WONDER QUIT DRUG Drug developed to help smokers pack in the habit without withdrawal symptoms

Scientists have created a medicine that breaks down nicotine in the blood before it can deliver a hit to the brain... Tests in hooked rats showed it quickly reduced their desire to take the addictive substance. It also reversed their signs of dependence
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:40
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Are the health warnings on cigarette packages really effective?

There is extensive evidence to show that health warning labels on tobacco product packaging help protect the general well-being and health of a population and more and more countries are now serious about public health are following the guidelines as lai
Qrius (in)
added Oct 18, 2018 05:27
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UK life-expectancy rises to 23rd in world ranking despite obesity and smoking pressures

“But nations could make faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet.”...researchers looked at the impact of 79 independent drivers of health including smoking, high body mass index (BMI), and lack of clean w
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:45
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An enzymatic approach reverses nicotine dependence, decreases compulsive-like intake, and prevents relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chronic administration of NicA2-J1, an engineered nicotine-degrading enzyme that was originally isolated from Pseudomonas putida S16, completely prevented nicotine from reaching the brain and reversed somatic signs of withdrawal
Science Advances (Science Magazine)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:38
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[Canada] Kids exposed to pot through second-hand smoke or edibles at risk for adverse effects

health providers are warning parents and other adults about the potential dangers to children of exposure through second-hand smoke or the ingestion of cannabis-laced edibles. Even the tail end of a joint can pose a risk if a curious child were to eat it
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:22
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[California] LEE: The FDA Doesn’t Know What To Do About Scientists Who Are Sexual Harassers

A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w
BuzzFeed
added Oct 18, 2018 05:35
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[Canada] Menthol Cig Ban Didn't Spur Black Market Sales: Study

When Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in the world to ban menthol cigarettes in May 2015, the tobacco industry claimed that "the primary effect of this law will be to increase the illegal tobacco market in Nova Scotia." To determine if that was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:50
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