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Heatlh Short: A reason not to switch to e-cigarettes

A new study suggests they significantly increase the risk for heart attack. Combined data from two national surveys of more than 69,000 people 18 and older in 2014 and 2016 showed that compared with people who never used e-cigarettes, daily users almost
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2018 14:10

Juuls Pack Same Nicotine Punch as Cigarettes

Not only do these e-cigarette devices contain high levels of nicotine, they deliver it in a form that makes it easier for the body to absorb, the researchers said... For the study, scientists studied patients aged 12 to 21 seen at three Stony Brook Childr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2018 14:09

Study finds high levels of nicotine in popular e-cigarettes

While e-cigarettes may contain fewer toxins than conventional cigarettes, there is concern that they may promote nicotine addiction, especially for younger people. The U.S. surgeon general cited a 900% increase in e-cigarette use by high school students
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00

[UK] Shisha smoke warning campaign

THE dangers of smoking Shisha are to be highlighted in a new public health campaign in becoming increasingly popular in cities such as Liverpool, particularly among young people aged 18-25. We have had huge success in reducing the smoking
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 13:55

InventHelp Inventor Develops Second-Hand Smoke Filtration Unit (SFO-553)

He developed patent pending SMOKKUBE M V S to provide a safe enclosed area to smoke cigarettes in public places, which actually directs second-hand smoke away from smokers. As such, it protects them against the effects of second-hand smoke by reducing th
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22

Vascular endothelial function is impaired by aerosol from a single IQOS HeatStick to the same extent as by cigarette smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Acute exposures to IQOS aerosol impairs FMD in rats. IQOS use does not necessarily avoid the adverse cardiovascular effects of smoking cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53

[Florida] Thanks to e-cigarettes, students are smoking in class. Miami Beach wants it to stop.

Teens skip class to inhale liquid nicotine in the bathroom, vape at lunch, and even sneak puffs in class while the teacher’s back is turned, according to students and parents. “It’s very common,” said one sophomore e-cigarette user, who spoke on the cond
Miami (FL) Herald
added Sep 11, 2018 22:22

More children in Europe have started smoking

more and more young people in Europe, between the ages of 11 and 15, have begun to smoke. These numbers have steadily risen all over Europe since the 1990s, with the exception of boys in northern Europe. The study was conducted by a pan-European team of (dk)
added Sep 11, 2018 22:18

Yet Another Smoking Alternative Isn't Better for You Than Cigarettes

[BAT] hasn’t produced adequate data...Although Camel Snus have lower levels of some potentially harmful chemicals compared with cigarettes, they contain higher amounts of arsenic, cadmium and nicotine, said [FDA] staff in a briefing document posted online
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2018 21:43
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RODU: Vaping Plays a Role in Young Adults’ Low Smoking Rate

But the Initiative didn’t tell the whole tobacco “truth.”...Among the 5% who are former smokers in this age group, over half were current vapers or had tried vaping products. Even more impressive, 7 out of 10 current smokers were either current vapers o
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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