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[UK] Early vascular damage from smoking and alcohol in teenage years: the ALSPAC study

Smoking exposure even at low levels and intensity of alcohol use were associated individually and together with increased arterial stiffness. Public health strategies need to prevent adoption of these habits in adolescence to preserve or restore arterial
European Heart Journal
added Aug 29, 2018 20:53
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[Australia] Smokers are starting younger even though they are going up in price

The news comes just days before the price of smokes rises in Australia / Taking up smoking is falling across all age groups except 11 to 15-year-olds / Experts say more anti-smoking adverts need to be targeted at high-risk teens
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:13
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[UK] Polluted air causes a ‘huge’ reduction in intelligence, shocking study reveals

Air pollution causes a 'huge' reduction in intelligence, according to a new study. Earlier this month it was revealed London's pollution is now so bad it's equivalent to smoking 251 cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:07
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India's health ministry calls for halting sales of e-cigarettes, smoking devices

called on Tuesday for stopping the sale or import of electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco devices that companies like Philip Morris International Inc were planning to launch in the country.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2018 07:04
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[UK] Smoking and drinking can damage arteries `very early in life´

The arteries of teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke, even occasionally, are already beginning to stiffen by the age of 17, according to research. The University College London (UCL) study also showed that a combination of high alcohol intake and smokin
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:02
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[UK] Half of smokers throw cigarette ends down the drain despite pollution fears

A study for environment charity Keep Britain Tidy found 52% of daily smokers polled said they did not see a problem with getting rid of their cigarette butts in this way. Meanwhile, only 53% of those surveyed said they realised ends would finish up in t
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:01
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AHA: This Single Dad Kicked 30-Year Tobacco Habit for His Son

in 2010, he kicked the habit -- cold turkey. "I wanted to live to see Zeph graduate high school, graduate college, get married -- all the things a father wants for his son," Jaramillo said. Tobacco use is a known risk factor for heart disease. So is a f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 29, 2018 06:49
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Carreras warns against insect parts, faecal matter in illegal cigarettes

MANAGING director of Carreras Limited Marcus Steele has warned that the growing trade in illicit cigarettes poses an even greater threat to the health of consumers, citing industry analysis which indicate that illegal cigarettes have been found to conta
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:46
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E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

E-cigarette use is prevalent among U.S. adults, especially among men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT); those who are unemployed; and those with chronic disease. E-cigarette use was also more common among those living in the South a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:44
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Cigarette butts are biggest sea pollutant

Environmental activists are calling for a ban on cigarette filters after they were revealed to be the most commonly found pollutant in the sea. Several groups have launched campaigns after Ocean Conservancy, an American charity, said that they have been
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:14
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