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BRODWIN: Scientists are beginning to learn how vaping impacts your health — and the results are troubling

Most research surrounding e-cigs has focused on so-called cigalikes, first-generation devices that look like regular cigarettes and include a disposable mechanism preloaded with liquid. But people who vape every day typically use reusable devices they c
Business Insider
added Feb 27, 2018 03:51
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STROUD: ARIZONA LAWMAKERS SHOULD NOT MOVE SMOKING AGE TO 21

should not limit adults’ choices by increasing the age to purchase and possess tobacco products. Rather, policymakers should implore the use of THR products such as smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, as these have proven to be effective tools fo
Heartland Institute
added Feb 27, 2018 03:49
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[New York] NYC Health Department Launches New Anti-Smoking Campaign

Here in lies the importance of the new $670,000 citywide media campaign from NYC's Health Dept. The goal is to encourage "all New Yorkers to quit smoking, regardless of the number of times they’ve tried to stop." In New York City, 867,000 adults (13.1
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:46
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[District of Columbia] Public health faculty call for ban on research funding from tobacco companies

Public health professors in the Faculty Senate have introduced a resolution, which is currently under consideration by the senate’s executive committee, to bar anyone associated with GW from accepting tobacco money for research. Faculty say tobacco compa
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:45
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Smoking Rates Around the World

The WHO lists on its websites these three important facts about tobacco use: Tobacco kills up to half of its users. Tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year. More than 6 million of those deaths are from direct tobacco use. Around 890, 000 non-
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:42
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[Pennsylvania] E-cigarettes were the most popular product with middle schoolers at 2.3 percent, and cigarettes were the most popular with high schoolers at 11 percent.

Most of Pennsylvania’s high school and middle school students are tobacco-free, but the use of cigarettes, and their digital counterpart, e-cigarettes, is still a cause for concern, according to Penn State researchers. The survey, which was given to stud
Penn State University
added Feb 26, 2018 22:40
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E-cigarettes leak toxic metals, study finds

recent research has indicated that these devices could bring about fresh, and little understood, risks.... Rule and team worked with 56 participants who used e-cigarettes on a daily basis. The researchers tested the participants' e-cigarettes, verifying t
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:55
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Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Vapor

"We found that the metal concentrations were generally higher in the tank and aerosol compared to the refill dispenser," said Olmedo. That suggests that the heating coil is the smoking gun, he added. But study co-author Ana Maria Rule pointed out that t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[UK] Vaping could help smokers quit, but Australian research is still ongoing

The Cancer Council Australia has urged Wagga smokers to be cautious about overseas research claiming that e-cigarettes could help them kick the habit. Director of advocacy for Cancer Council Australia Paul Grogan said that in Australia the jury is very m
Wagga Wagga (NSW) Daily Advertiser (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:49
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VIDEO: Concerns over health effects of vaping - and rising use among teens

Scientists examined 56 e-cigarette users, and discovered a number of e-cigarettes released vapors with potentially unsafe levels of lead, chromium, manganese, and/or nickel.... "Everyone does it, like, everyone...Every time I go into the bathroom there's
CBS News.com
added Feb 26, 2018 15:08
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