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[Florida] MENDELSOHN: Taking a stand against hookah smoking on Passover, or anytime

Even the Jewish organizations on campus are jumping on the bandwagon, planning events with catchy slogans like a "Purim in Persia with 69 flavors" and "Hookah in the Sukkah" to entice students to participate in their programs. And now that Passover is aro
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 13, 2018 04:26

SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated ($$)

Three main mechanisms have been postulated as underlying the increased cancer risk associated with obesity: 1) the actions of sex hormones affected by obesity; 2) insulin resistance and insulin-like growth factor 1; and 3) adipokine pathophysiology and sy
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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[South Africa] Winners Announced for 2018 Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control

The winners were: Monitoring tobacco use and implementation of prevention policies Vietnam; Ministry of Health... Protecting the public from the dangers of tobacco through smoke-free laws El Salvador; Fondo Solidario para la Salud (FOSALUD) de El Salv
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12

Netherlands Cancer Institute files a report against tobacco manufacturers

NKI asks the Public Prosecution Service to take steps against the tobacco manufacturers. The NKI believes that it is 'banging its head against a brick wall' and this has to stop. Figures show that no less than 30% of the NKI patients die as a result of sm
Netherlands Cancer Institute (nl)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12

[Asia, India] Beware, smoking can affect your skin and worsen psoriasis

While quitting smoking doesn’t cure psoriasis, smoking aggravates the symptoms and may make the disease significantly worse, say experts.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:10

[California] Marker suggests high second-hand smoke exposure in disadvantaged kids

Nearly all the adolescents in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco who were tested for a tobacco-smoke byproduct showed evidence of regular exposure, a small study found. Researchers were looking for an accurate mar
added Mar 12, 2018 21:20

Steroids and Asthma; One-Time PSA: It's PodMed Double T!

Elizabeth Tracey: What do we know about the dangers of e-cigarettes for kids?..those who used only the e-cigarettes also had increased amounts of these volatile organic compounds in their blood. For me, this is really a smoking gun that says, "Hello, e-c
MedPage Today
added Mar 12, 2018 16:14
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[New Zealand] Study of smoking among doctors and nurses shows very low smoking prevalence and Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved

A new study on smoking trends among doctors and nurses in New Zealand finds smoking has declined steadily within these healthcare professions...New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved among health care workers – doctors are already there, and g
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 12, 2018 14:52

Current tobacco smoke exposure doesn't obstruct peds airflow

Current tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) is not associated with airflow obstruction among school-aged children, while prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma, according to a study published in the March issue of Chest.
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 12, 2018 14:47

Employers must be clear on vaping policy, says employment law specialist

"In deciding whether to stub out or allow the use of e-cigarettes, employers will need to take into account potential health and safety considerations as well as the ‘professional image' of their organisation,” says Paula. “Some health experts have ques
Business MK (uk)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:39
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