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Smoking linked to irregular heart rate

Smoking and alcohol consumption increase lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to a stroke, dementia, heart failure and other complications, a new study says. The results, published in the journal
The Health Site (in)
added May 3, 2018 02:49
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[Michigan] NIH Doctor: More Vaping Research Needed

Dr. William Klein is Associate Director of the Behavioral Research Program at the National Cancer Institute in the National Institutes of Health. He says vaping is one of the most controversial questions there is right now in the research and policy comm
WKAR Public Media (Michigan State University)
added May 2, 2018 18:19
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Tobacco Companies Must Put New Warnings on Packaging, Court Says cigarettes

Tobacco companies have been given deadlines to come clean on their cigarette packaging and websites about the health dangers of their products and their efforts to mislead the public about those risks, a new court order says. These new statements must be
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 2, 2018 17:22
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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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