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[India, Texas] From 40 cigarettes to 40 minutes of meditation

“I used to smoke 40 cigarettes a day,” Majithia said. “I was in the wrong boat.” Puneet Bhaskar, SKY@UTA vice president, leads a morning meditation session Sept. 16 in the Mavericks Activities Center. Bhaskar said he mediates to help him alleviate stres
The Shorthorn (University of Texas, Arlington)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:38
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[Canada, UK] Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

Charbonneau...vaping is a proven less harmful alternative to satisfying your nicotine fit without lighting up a cigarette. He cited studies done in England and by Health Canada supporting that position, recognizing that vaping or e-cigarettes can play a
Abbotsford (BC) News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:14
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[Indiana] Smoking rates drop, but habit still costly: Impact on households $1,000 per year

Smoking rates in Bartholomew County are dropping, but Indiana’s statewide rate continues to be a costly challenge to Hoosiers’ health, quality of life and community economic development. In Indiana, 21 percent of Hoosiers are smokers, ranking the state
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 20, 2018 11:59
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Most Say E-Cigarettes No Healthier Than Traditional Ones

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 20% of American Adults think smoking e-cigarettes is safer than smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes. Thirteen percent (13%) think e-cigarettes are less safe than traditional
Rasmussen Reports LLC‎
added Sep 20, 2018 11:53
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Most U.S. Citizens are Still Misinformed About E-Cigarettes

a recent poll indicated that sadly the majority of Americans are still misinformed about the relative benefits of e-cigarettes. The majority think that vaping is as bad for one’s health as smoking, if not worse.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:52
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[UK] Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say health officials

Public Health England (PHE) said that smoking rates among adults in England are expected to fall from the current level of 14.9% to around 10% by 2023. The number of smokers in England has fallen by more than a million since 2014, it added.
Free Press Series (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:47
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Cannabis Vaping Gains Foothold Among Schoolkids

In 2016, about one in 11 U.S. youths in grades 6-12 had used cannabis extracts in electronic cigarette devices, according to a large federal survey -- which was about one-third of those who had ever used e-cigarette devices overall.
MedPage Today
added Sep 20, 2018 11:17
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Air pollution could be responsible for 60,000 cases of dementia in the UK, with people exposed to dirty air 40% more likely to develop the disease

The disease is thought to be largely caused by genetics, with smoking, obesity and lack of exercise increasing the risk. But the study suggests air pollution also plays a major role. More than 40,000 people in the UK are thought to die early every year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Scientists Map Interactions between Head and Neck Cancer and HPV Virus

“The human proteins we found interacting with HPV are involved in both virus- and tobacco-related cancers, which means they could be potential targets for the development of new drugs or therapies.”
Gladstone Institutes [UCSF]
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[California] UCSF Receives $20 Million to Study New Tobacco Products

to study the impacts of new and emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs), which heat tobacco without combustion.
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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