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[Israel] New research laboratory examines secondhand smoke exposure

A new laboratory for biological monitoring of environmental tobacco smoke and other toxic chemicals has been opened at the Health Ministry, which has been severely criticized by the state comptroller and public health experts for the rising smoking rate
Jerusalem Post
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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Portland State study measures free-base form of nicotine in electronic cigarettes

have developed methods for measuring levels of free-base nicotine in electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) liquids and vapor, the levels of which are associated with harshness upon inhalation of e-cigarette vapors and tobacco smoke. The study presents the r
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2018 03:09
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E-cigarettes' chemistry may explain their popularity among teens

Although children under the age of 18 can’t legally buy e-cigarettes in most states, the devices have exploded in popularity among teens. According to a 2017 survey conducted by the University of Michigan, almost one-third of high school seniors have use
American Chemical Society
added May 25, 2018 00:29
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Can Facebook help you quit smoking? Study indicates yes

A new study finds that young adults who received targeted messages and counseling about quitting smoking, all through Facebook, had more success in kicking the habit than others.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added May 25, 2018 00:27
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[UK] The 10-point plan to cut the risk of cancer by 40% - including drinking water and cutting red meat

Professor Linda Bauld, of Cancer Research UK, said: ‘This report supports what we already know – the key to cutting cancer risk is through our way of life. Not smoking, keeping a healthy weight, eating and drinking healthily and getting more active all h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:08
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Cigarette smoke directly damages muscles in the body

cigarette smoke directly damages muscles by reducing the number of blood vessels in leg muscles, thereby reducing the amount of oxygen and nutrients they can receive. This can impact metabolism and activity levels, both of which are risk factors for many
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 24, 2018 14:56
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Russia’s Smoking Problem

On average, every Russian smoker consumes 2,690 cigarettes each year. On a per capita basis, Russia trails only neighboring Belarus in cigarette consumption 1. Russia’s population (143 million) is the world’s ninth-largest. On average, every Russian sm
The Globalist
added May 24, 2018 07:25
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Strategies to Tackle Workplace Tobacco Use

CDC Foundation also notes that workplaces, where smoking is allowed, spend an average of $728 more per 1,000 square feet each year in maintenance costs than smoke-free workplaces. This translates to a total cost of $9,000 to $14,000 annually since most U
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added May 24, 2018 07:14
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Session D22 - CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH IN SMOKING CESSATION AND E-CIGARETTES

Due to the fact that the data is cross-sectional, it is unknown whether E-cigs could contribute to COPD development, or if people who have COPD are more likely to use E-cigs (possibly as a harm reduction method).
Abstracts Online
added May 30, 2018 19:36
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Money’s better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

researchers gave over 6,000 smokers different tools to quit smoking, like free nicotine patches, motivational texts, free e-cigarettes, and free medication or e-cigs plus a total of $600. Overall, only 1.3 percent of smokers had quit after six months. Tho
The Verge (Vox Media)
added May 28, 2018 18:03
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