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Australian workers who smoke hit national pocketbook

Smoking among the working population is predicted to cost Australia an estimated $340 billion in lost productivity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the
EurekAlert
added Nov 15, 2017 03:23
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New 'Heat-Not-Burn' Cigarettes Harm Blood Vessels: Study

But rats exposed to vapor from the device experienced the same decrease in blood vessel function as those exposed to cigarette smoke, said study senior researcher Matthew Springer. Impaired blood vessel function increases the risk of heart attack or str
Drugs.com
added Nov 15, 2017 03:20
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E-cigarettes are more likely to be used by alcohol drinkers and former cigarette smokers

Electronic cigarettes are more frequently used by people who recently quit smoking and alcohol drinkers, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest adv
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Mother believes her baby’s serious lung infection came from secondhand smoke at restaurant

Word. Is it time yet for Kuala Lumpur to join the ranks of London, New York, Paris and uh… Singapore and take our smoking away from poor little baby lungs?
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:59
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[Texas] SWIFT: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

r, the effects of smoking and being around second-hand smoke still affect our population. Lung cancer can be an overwhelming diagnosis, making prevention and early detection a high priority.
Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added Nov 15, 2017 01:49
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Health at a Glance

This edition contains a range of new indicators, particularly on risk factors for health. It also places greater emphasis on time trend analysis. Alongside indicator-by-indicator analysis, this edition offers snapshots and dashboard indicators that summa
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:53
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[Mexico, Arizona] Cigarette black market on the rise

- Mexican drug gangs are using cigarette sales to launder profits from drug and human smuggling, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office. "ICE officials say that the same transnational criminal organizations that smu
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:56
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Exposed! Nigerian Children: Prime Targets Of ‘Big Tobacco’ Farming, Smoking For Blood Money

From child labour on Nigerian tobacco fields to luring of kids as replacement smokers, ‘Dotun Akintomide examines how Big Tobacco companies had kept children at the centre of a blueprint that has helped sustained the multi-billion dollar controversial in
The New Diplomat Newspaper (ng)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:04
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America needs a candid smoking control champion

misinformation about nicotine abounds...Ten years after e-cigarettes became available, governments and scientists know enough to assure smokers that e-cigarettes are safe enough for smokers to switch.
The Hill
added Nov 17, 2017 21:24
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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