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[Nigeria] NGO Launches Lung Cancer Prevention Campaign In FCT

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, Project Director of MACA, said that the awareness was part of the group’s initiative toward ma
Independent (ng)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38
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UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board... the president of the Scientific Integrity Institute, which he found
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:17
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Rural Poverty is Independent COPD Risk Factor

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
MedPage Today
added Nov 10, 2018 19:04
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Adolescents have unfavorable opinions of adolescents who use e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adolescents generally had somewhat negative opinions of other adolescents who use e-cigarettes. Building on adolescents’ negativity toward adolescent e-cigarette users may be a productive direction for prevention efforts, and clinicians can play an impor
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 10, 2018 18:07
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Cigarette smoking hits a low in the US, but don’t thank vapes for it

But even though e-cigarette companies tout vapes as alternatives to cigarettes, this dramatic drop in smoking isn’t necessarily because of a rise in vaping. Only about 14 percent of Americans over the age of 18 smoked cigarettes last year, down from more
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 10, 2018 17:28
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FDA Will Ban Many Flavored E-Cigarettes

A senior FDA official said details of the ban would be announced next week, and that menthol and mint flavors would be exempt, The New York Times reported. The agency will also mandate age-verification measures for online sales to prevent minors from buy
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2018 17:26
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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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E-cigarette Use and Subsequent Smoking Frequency Among Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Tobacco control policy to reduce adolescent use of both e-cigarettes and cigarettes is needed to prevent progression to more frequent tobacco use patterns and reduce combustible cigarette use (with or without concurrent e-cigarette use) to l
Pediatrics
added Nov 9, 2018 20:53
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