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Adolescents have unfavorable opinions of adolescents who use e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adolescents generally had somewhat negative opinions of other adolescents who use e-cigarettes. Building on adolescents’ negativity toward adolescent e-cigarette users may be a productive direction for prevention efforts, and clinicians can play an impor
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 10, 2018 18:07
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[Korea - South] Hanmi rolls out new generic drug to beat Pfizer’s anti-nicotine therapy

After failing to outrival Pfizer in the anti-smoking treatment market with a generic drug, Hanmi Pharmaceutical has released another copy to win over Pfizer’s original treatment Champix. The local drug company said it has started selling "Nocotine," a s
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:20
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How worrying is it that more and more teens are using e-cigarettes?

Many are alarmed by the fast-rising popularity of vaping among teenagers in the US. But experts are divided on whether e-cigarettes should be more tightly regulated
New Scientist
added Nov 8, 2018 21:26
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Sex differences in risk factors for myocardial infarction: cohort study of UK Biobank participants [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the incidence of MI was higher in men than in women, several risk factors were more strongly associated with MI in women compared with men. Sex specific associations between risk factors and MI declined with age, but, where it occurred, the highe
British Medical Journal
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01
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[Australia] To vape or not to vape? What does the evidence say?

Vaping is an effective quitting aid, is safer than smoking and is unlikely to be a significant 'gateway' into smoking for young people, according to leading researcher Professor Chris Bullen. See the full presentation here.
ATHRA - Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Nov 7, 2018 19:13
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Smoking during pregnancy may lead to childhood eye condition

In an Acta Ophthalmologica analysis of 11 relevant articles, maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 46 percent increased risk that offspring will develop strabismus—one of the most prevalent eye-related diseases among children. Maternal
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:59
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[Massachusetts] It takes smokers' hearts at least 15 years to recover after quitting cigarettes

A team at Vanderbilt looked at data from the Framingham Heart Study which included 8,700 people in Massachusetts over 50 years Half the people they studied had smoked, many were 'heavy' smokers (smoking a pack a day for 20 years) After five years of quit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:59
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[UK] Lifesaving mobile lung cancer screening project launched in Leeds

A NEW mobile screening trial in Leeds designed to help detect the early signs of lung cancer could lead to a national screening programme being launched to save more lives. GPs will be inviting around 7,000 smokers and ex-smokers to take part in the Leeds
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Nov 8, 2018 19:04
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More pregnant women in U.S. smoking pot

Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy.
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:54
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AUDIO: Affects of vaping on your health, and keeping e-cigarettes away from youth

Dr. Paul Roumeliotis talks with Rick Gibbons about growing concerns over the popularity, use and availability of e-cigarettes, especially among young people.
OttawaMatters.com (ca)
added Nov 7, 2018 18:25
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