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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Data the key to fighting tobacco firms, says Wong Chen

Subang Jaya MP Wong Chen today highlighted data gathering as one of the most important tools in the war against cancer. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on the status of world cancer control here today, he said data would help anti-tobacco adv
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:55
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U.S. teens may smoke hookah because `everyone else is doing it'

More than half of U.S. teens overestimate how often their peers smoke hookah, and a new study suggests this makes them more than nine times more likely to try it themselves. “Adolescence is a critical developmental stage when youth are under pressure to
Reuters
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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[UK] Stevens outlines new funding commitments to MPs

Funding from the NHS’s new settlement will be “earmarked” for cancer programmes including prostate, lung and colorectal cancer, the NHS England chief executive told MPs today.
Health Service Journal (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:19
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Smoking drops dramatically over a decade for New Mexico high school students

According to data from the 2017 New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey, youth cigarette smoking has dropped from 24.2 percent in 2007 to nearly one in ten, or 10.6 percent, New Mexico high school students in 2017. Usage rates for other tobacco produ
Ruidoso (NM) News
added Jul 4, 2018 03:06
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Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

The Tips From Former Smokers campaign shares how real people’s lives were changed forever due to their smoking. Each real story represents thousands and thousands of Americans suffering from similar illnesses caused by smoking. “All of the Tips ad parti
Whidbey (WA) News-Times
added Jul 4, 2018 03:05
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Tobacco Consequences in Youth Living With HIV

The journal AIDS and Behavior published a study in HIV patients between 13 and 24 years old, finding daily tobacco use significantly decreases durable viral suppression.... supports the hypothesis that tobacco smoking has direct physiological effects on
Pharmacy Times
added Jul 3, 2018 17:22
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BLOOM: Vaping And Harm Reduction: Don't Let The Perfect Be The Enemy Of The Good

Further research to see if nicotine will be a problem in the United States is needed. In the meantime, it is unconscionable to ignore the fact that many lives could be saved if smokers were to switch to smokeless tobacco alternatives, including e-cigaret
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jul 3, 2018 17:20
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Even Once-a-Week Pot Smokers Have More Cough, Phlegm

About half of tobacco smokers get COPD, he said. "It will be interesting to see what percentage of regular marijuana smokers get COPD," he added. Paul Armentano, deputy director of NORML, a group supporting reform of marijuana laws, said the study findi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 3, 2018 08:30
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[Canada] Lambton Public Health Warns Of Vaping Effects

If you’re using vaping as a healthy alternative to smoking, Lambton Public Health says you may want to think again. The agency says while more research is needed into the impacts of vaping, the devices still contain harmful chemicals and metal particles
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:18
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Kids using discreet 'vaping' devices to smoke in school: Study

Los Angeles: A discreet gadget, supposed to help grownups quit smoking, has landed in the hands of high school children, who suck on nicotine vapours in classrooms, a study has found. The gadget called JUUL is little bigger than a pack of gum. The study
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 2, 2018 20:47
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