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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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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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[UK] WITHINGTON: Taking to tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

It was not just physicians who helped Elizabethans and Jacobeans take to tobacco: England's poets and playwrights did, too. And it is as much the world of cultural representations as medical knowledge that has shaped people's attitudes to tobacco ever si
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 21, 2018 16:00
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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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Population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer

We are estimating and comparing the population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer in Australia...This study is focusing on the preventable lifestyle-related risk factors (e.g., smoking, alcohol consumption, poor diet, lack of exercise, overweight
Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH) (au)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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Cigarette and smokeless tobacco company smartphone applications

We identified four cigarette and one smokeless tobacco brand-sponsored apps on the Google Play store, but none in the Apple store. The apps sponsored by Grizzly, Newport, Skoal, Camel and Winston used the last four digits of the users’ social security num
Tobacco Control
added Jul 21, 2018 16:23
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Social Smoking: Just How Bad Is It For You?

1. You Can Still Be Addicted While social smokers may not be physically addicted to nicotine, like regular smokers, experts believe they can still be psychologically addicted to the act of smoking. “Social smokers aren’t using nicotine to avoid withdraw
SheerLuxe.com (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:23
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[UK] Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy linked to cot death

"Using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches during pregnancy could increase the risk of cot death in newborns, an early study has found," Sky News reports. Cot death, referred to by clinicians as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), is the sudden, unexpecte
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[Australia] Family of father-of-three who took his life after taking drug to help him quit smoking calls for the controversial medication to be banned

Jim Leventis, 43, fell into a deep depression after discontinuing the medication / Ex-wife said the drug triggered the decline in his mental health with no warnings / Champix linked to 20 deaths by suicide in Australia in last five years, TGA said / The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:24
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Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

Long-standing excise taxes, like those on alcohol and tobacco, still rely on growing consumption—always an uncertain prospect...Given the unpredictability of sin tax revenue, states should be cautious about extending what may be effective short-term fall
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Jul 20, 2018 02:18
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