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[UK] Watch what cigarettes really do to the lungs: Shocking video shows the difference between healthy organs and those of a pack-a-day smoker WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Uploaded by North-Carolina based nurse Amanda Eller, the videos show the black, cancer-ridden lungs of a heavy smoker failing to properly inflate... Public Health England (PHE) released the advert to urge the country's seven million smokers to attempt q
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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WARNER: How to Think – Not Feel – about Tobacco Harm Reduction

THR can be a complement to, not a substitute for, evidenced-based tobacco control interventions. Tobacco control professionals need to focus on objective assessment of and discussion about the potential costs and benefits of THR.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 1, 2018 04:40
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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South Africa: the complex politics impeding tobacco control progress

the National Department of Health has drafted a law to introduce plain packaging, ban indoor smoking, remove point-of-sale advertising, regulate alternative nicotine delivery products, etc., but the law is stuck within government. The impasse though is n
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 30, 2018 21:09
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E-Cigarettes and the Use of Conventional Cigarettes / A cohort study in 10th grade students in Germany [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among adolescents who have never smoked, experimentation with conventional cigarettes is more common in those who have used e-cigarettes. This effect seems to be stronger among adolescents who, in general, have a lower risk of starting to smoke. The 6-mon
Deutsches Ärzteblatt (de)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:05
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GLANTZ: UNICEF “Muted” on Tobacco Control for Children After Partnerships with Tobacco Industry Organizations

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously se
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:57
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GLANTZ: Even more evidence for a gateway effect for e-cigs to cigarette smoking, this time from Germany

There are now so many of these gateway studies that I have lost count. The amazing thing is the consistency of findings. All show a gateway effect for e-cigarettes with the odds of subsequent smoking increased by a factor of 2-3, except for England, wh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:56
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Vapers and non-smokers have the same flourishing gut flora

The first study of its kind has found that people who vape have the same mix of gut bacteria as non-smokers, whilst smokers have significant changes to their microbiome. The international team of researchers led by Newcastle University, analysed the ba
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:55
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The five golden rules that can extend a woman's life by 14 years: Not smoking and a healthy diet are among the lifestyle steps suggested by experts

Researchers studied 34 years of data from women and 27 years of data from men involved in two large national US health surveys. Those who followed all five steps were 74 per cent less likely to die during this period than participants who didn’t stick to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:50
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An incentive to switch to e-cigarettes? Smokers have more 'bad' and less 'good' bacteria than vapers putting them at greater risk of disease, finds study

This puts them at higher risk of colon cancer, colitis, Crohn's disease and obesity / E-cig users have similar microbiomes to those without the notoriously bad habit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:46
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