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[Europe] Budget cigarettes linked to higher infant mortality rates in EU countries

A study of 23 EU countries found that larger price differences between high and low priced cigarettes are associated with higher infant mortality. Scientists already know that high cigarette prices reduce smoking rates, and that levels of smoking affect
Imperial College London (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:10
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HIV sufferers who smoke are more likely to die from lung cancer than from HIV itself

Experts recommend doctors to focus on helping their patients stop smoking as a treatment option when dealing with HIV
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:09
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Five ways to quit smoking

Deciding that you are now ready to quit smoking is only half the battle. Knowing where to start on your path to becoming smoke-free can help you to take the leap. We have put together some effective ways for you to stop smoking today. Tobacco use and exp
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 19, 2017 01:54
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[Europe] Budget cigarettes linked to higher infant mortality rates in EU countries

researchers from Imperial College London have found an association between infant mortality rates and the differences in costs between higher and lower priced cigarettes. The authors say that eliminating budget cigarettes from the market may help to reduc
EurekAlert
added Sep 19, 2017 01:53
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[Australia] Tobacco-smoke residue that lingers in furniture, curtains and house dust can still be harmful

There is growing evidence that third-hand smoke contamination is extensive and can linger for extended periods. Non-smokers can be exposed to third-hand smoke from breathing residual gases, touching surfaces and swallowing dust. Chemical reactions of nic
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 19, 2017 00:22
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Susceptibility to cigarette smoking among middle and high school e-cigarette users in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

There were higher rates of ever e-cigarette use among students in grades 10–12 (12.5%) than those in grades 7–9 (7.3%). Students who had ever tried an e-cigarette had higher odds of susceptibility to cigarette smoking compared to those that had never tr
Science Direct
added Sep 19, 2017 00:03
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[Canada] Vaping doubles risk of smoking cigarettes for teens

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. The study found that students in grades seven to 12 who had tried an e-cigarette are 2.16 times more likely to be susceptible to cigarette smoking.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 19, 2017 00:01
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Risk of Lung Cancer Death by Smoking Status Among Patients with HIV

More than 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States smoke cigarettes, more than double the prevalence in the general population. Among people living with HIV and undergoing antiretroviral therapy, smoking now reduces life expectancy more
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Sep 18, 2017 23:55
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[Canada] Vaping makes youth more likely to think about smoking: study

The study from the University of Waterloo and Wake Forest School of Medicine found that students in grades 7 to 12 who tried an e-cigarette were 2.16 times more likely to think about smoking a tobacco cigarette. "It's a stepping-stone to become a tobacc
Kitchener (ON) Post (ca)
added Sep 18, 2017 23:53
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Smokers with HIV face higher risk from lung cancer than from AIDS

“Today, the number one killer of people with HIV on treatment in the U.S. is not the virus, it’s smoking,” said lead study author Dr. Krishna Reddy of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2017 23:40
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