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Rural health: TSET’s goal is to improve the health of all Oklahomans

In Oklahoma, three behaviors – poor diet, tobacco use and sedentary lifestyle – contribute to four conditions – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and diabetes -- that cause 60 percent of deaths. These deaths can be preven
The Oklahoman
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
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GLANTZ: Detailed analysis of the Executive Summary (Section 2.7) submitted by Philip Morris International in support of its MRTP application for IQOS

The application completely ignores anyone under the legal age to purchase tobacco products.... kids. Based on the experience of e-cigarettes, it is highly likely that IQOS products will appeal to kids and create or increase their nicotine addiction. And b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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Trust in E-cigarette safety varies by worldview, source of messaging

Public health messaging about the safety of e-cigarettes needs to account for the worldviews of the target audience, with different groups displaying varying levels of trust depending on the source of the message, according to a recent study by the Schoo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:04
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[UK] The effective way to quit smoking with support from your pharmacist

NHS stop smoking support clinics, GPs and community pharmacists have also helped to achieve this impressive result. Pharmacists in the high street are readily available, keen to help you quit and have a range of nicotine replacement options at hand. Here
NetDoctor.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:58
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[UK] Surgeon says that smoking a month before or after a boob job could make your nipples fall off

That’s according to plastic surgeon Dr Anthony Youn, who recently took to his blog to describe his experience treating a patient who’d lost her nipples thanks to smoking before she had breast surgery. ‘In my memoir In Stitches,’ he writes, ‘I told the sto
Metro Café (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:57
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

is the first to report on biochemically validated second hand smoke exposure among children in a low and middle-income country (LMIC). The Dhaka results are more than double of those expected globally (40 %) and in stark contrast with those reported in t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:56
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Evidence in PMI’s MRTP Application indicates that the proposed labeling and warnings for IQOS will mislead consumers

My colleagues at UCSF, Stanford, and Georgia State University have submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k1-908n-holz and a PDF of the comment is available here. The evidence cited in PMI’s MRTP Application indicates that
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:51
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[Asia, India] Rajasthan’s ‘tobacco report card’ today

Report card on state's schemes and policies to discourage use of tobacco to be out on Monday. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) will be released in the city on Monday. Over the past few years, health department had taken innovative steps including cele
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 12:43
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VIDEO: E-Cigarette Use Quadruples Future Probability Of Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes: Study

The study published on Dec. 10 in the American Journal of Medicine said this was the first nationally representative survey that monitored youngsters aged between 18 to 30 years — who had never smoked conventional cigarettes — for a year.
IBT - International Business Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:27
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[Michigan] THOUNE: Raising legal age for tobacco purchase to 21 will save lives

Tobacco use costs Michigan $4.6 billion annually. Raising the age is likely to reduce tobacco use and lead to reduced healthcare costs. We need to increase the odds that our youth and children will be free of tobacco addiction. Michigan could become the
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Dec 11, 2017 12:23
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