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PACKNETT/POORE: Op-ed: Reports address Indiana’s poor health rankings

. By raising the cigarette tax by $2 and using these funds for the restoration of tobacco prevention and cessation programs, we could advance our efforts toward improving the health of Hoosiers.
Greater Fort Wayne (IN) Business Weekly
added Dec 7, 2018 18:16

BEREZOW: Secondhand Smoke Exposure Is Down, So Now We Fear Thirdhand Smoke

The increasing concern over thirdhand smoke is the sort of nonsense that must be fought against because it's premised upon our society's bizarre relationship with reality and risk. Not every impure speck in the environment will kill you.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:13
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Circulating small non-coding RNAs associated with age, sex, smoking, body mass and physical activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

Small non-coding RNAs (sncRNA) are regulators of cell functions and circulating sncRNAs from the majority of RNA classes are potential non-invasive biomarkers...common traits influence circulating sncRNA expression. It is clear that sncRNA biomarker analy
Scientific Reports
added Dec 7, 2018 16:19

[California] Juul e-cigarettes pose addiction risk for young users

Teens and young adults who use Juul brand e-cigarettes are failing to recognize the product’s addictive potential, despite using it more often than their peers who smoke conventional cigarettes, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanfor
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Dec 7, 2018 15:24

Novel Tx Helps Men Quit Cannabis, Reduces Withdrawal

daily treatment with the long-acting fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibitor PF-04457845 led to fewer cannabis withdrawal symptoms and less cannabis use in men compared with placebo, Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MD, of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in
MedPage Today
added Dec 7, 2018 15:08

[UK] Statistics on Women's Smoking Status at Time of Delivery, England - Quarter 2, 2018-19

Key Facts / 10.5% of women known to be smokers at time of delivery / Similar to 10.4% in Q1 2018/19, and above the current national ambition of 6% or less. / 31 out of 195 CCGs met the national ambition of 6% or less
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:56
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[UK] 'You have nothing to lose': Smokers urged to have free lung check at mobile unit In Aspley and Strelley between 30 and 40 percent of the population are smokers

A state-of-the-art mobile clinical scanning unit that can help detect signs of lung disease is the latest tool to improve the health of people living in Nottingham. The mobile CT scanner has arrived at the car par park of ASDA supermarket in Strelley an
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:53
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[UK] How many pregnant women smoke in your town? Map reveals expectant mothers in North East Lincolnshire are 11 times more likely to have the bad habit than those in London

NHS figures have named and shamed the areas where the most expectant mothers are guilty of smoking cigarettes. Around a quarter of mothers-to-be in North East Lincolnshire are known smokers - with similar rates in Blackpool and Mansfield. In compariso
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:51

Cancer Society reports differences in cancer rates among Asian Americans

Chinese women are particularly susceptible to lung cancer. Their risk factors are unknown being that this group is less likely to smoke than other groups. The report suggests that causes of lung cancer could include secondhand smoke, genetic susceptibili
Patient Daily
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants

Infants from low-income, nonurban families have a high magnitude of environmental smoke exposure, according to a study published... 12 percent of infants registered cotinine values of ≥12 ng/mL, consistent with active smoking in adults
Doctors Lounge
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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