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Study finds smokers at greater risk of hearing loss

Smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss, according to a study of over 50,000 participants over 8 years in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, published by Oxford University Press. Researchers analyzed data from annual health checkups, which
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 14, 2018 15:22

[UK] PET WARNING: The damage smoking can cause your cats and dogs REVEALED

SMOKERS are being warned not to light up around their pets in a new campaign launched today to stop animals being harmed by cigarette fumes. A leading veterinary charity says passive smoking is just as dangerous for cats and dogs as people, yet many pets
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:17

[UK] Nicotine confusion on No Smoking Day

health officials are warning that misunderstandings about nicotine may be stopping people who want to quit from using e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapies like patches and gum. A recent Public Health England (PHE) report shows 40% of smokers wr
BootsWebMD (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:08

'Heat not burn' smokeless tobacco product may not be as harm free as claimed

iQOS use associated with tobacco plug charring and toxic chemical release
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

Teen Scientists Win $1.8 Million at Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 with Top Awards for Novel Research on Crop Blight, Vaping and Rare Disease

Second place and $175,000 went to Natalia Orlovsky, 18... exposure to e-cigarette vapors did not change a lung cell's DNA, as does cigarette smoke, Natalia found that fluids of varying flavors and nicotine content did produce a potent stress response ass
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:15

[California] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report Says

A new report is shedding more light on what dangerous chemicals are inside e-cigarettes. According to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to “potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes.” A study done by research
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Mar 14, 2018 00:13

[UK-Scotland] HEALTH RISK Cat is struck down with asthma as experts warns puffing fags at home can harm pets

Scientists in Glasgow have been researching the effects of passive smoking on pets for several years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 19:35

[UK] Child vapers more likely to be smokers

followed 1,152 children aged between 11 and 18 for four to six months. At the start, 11 per cent had tried vaping and 20 per cent had smoked tobacco. By the end, those who had vaped were 12 times more likely to have smoked tobacco than those who had never
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18
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[UK-Scotland] You smoke, they choke: don’t light up in front of pets

A campaign is urging smokers to stop lighting up around their pets – because the toxic fumes could kill or harm them. Second-hand smoke has been long been linked to potentially fatal diseases in humans, including lung cancer and heart disease. However,
Third Force News (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:00

[UK] Children who try e-cigarettes are 12 times more likely to start smoking tobacco compared to those who have never used them

Scientists have uncovered strong evidence of a so-called ‘gateway effect’, according to the first UK study of its kind. The results are highly controversial because public health officials have been promoting e-cigarettes as a safe way of quitting smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:51
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