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Breaking the Smoking-Drinking Connection

Researchers have found that nicotine in cigarettes cancels out the sleepiness caused by alcohol, basically allowing people to keep drinking … and smoking. The two vices feed off of each other. It takes time for your brain to stop associating the two act
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 12, 2018 21:46
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Is smoking cessation in young adults associated with tobacco retailer availability in their activity space?

Individuals encounter resources in the course of their regular daily activities which may hamper smoking cessation. This study highlights the relevance of considering the tobacco retail environment of both individuals’ residential neighbourhood and activ
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 12, 2018 00:40
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Canada’s Message to Teenagers: Marijuana Is Legal Now. Please Don’t Smoke It.

Held less than a week before Canada was set to legalize cannabis, the public health session had a message for parents: Marijuana would be legal for adults, but it was not safe for young people. And parents needed to instill in their children the idea th
New York Times
added Nov 13, 2018 16:41
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[UK] Vape warnings ‘do not go far enough’

E-cigarettes should come with health warnings, according to a Scottish heart expert who is researching the devices. Jacob George, professor of cardiovascular medicine and therapeutics at Dundee university, also criticised public health bodies for what h
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:47
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Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Linked to Asthma Symptoms in Youth

A new study in Chest has identified a correlation between electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and asthma symptoms in youth. The association was independent of cigarette smoking and ENDS use and exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke. While curren
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Nov 12, 2018 00:36
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2017

What are the implications for public health practice? Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventions that address the diversity of tobacco products used by U.S. adults, in coordination with regulation of tobacco product manufacturing, ma
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:30
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[Australia] Tasmania's pre-term birth rates highest in the country

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare figures show Tasmania's pre-term birth rate has been rising steadily since 2005, and in 2016 it was the highest in the country. In Tasmania, 669, or 11.3 per cent of babies, were born pre-term compared to the n
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:43
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[Nigeria] NGO Launches Lung Cancer Prevention Campaign In FCT

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, Project Director of MACA, said that the awareness was part of the group’s initiative toward ma
Independent (ng)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:54
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UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board... the president of the Scientific Integrity Institute, which he found
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:17
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