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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The tests, carried out by British American Tobacco which manufactuers Glo, found other 'new generation products' (NGP)– which include an e-cigarette – had similar lowered levels of toxicants. 'Although more long-term tests are needed, taken together the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:03
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'No one deserves this': Australian women, 35 and 38, reveal how they are BLAMED for having lung cancer because most people wrongly assume they were heavy smokers

Tamara Lindsey and Lisa Briggs both say they have never touched a cigarette But they are constantly asked by strangers and even doctors if they smoked New research finds people feel lung cancer patients 'got what they deserved'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 21:59
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[Australia] 'Do You Smoke?': The Stark Question Lung Cancer Sufferers Face

It's a question addictions specialist Professor Nghi Phung, 49, used to ask her patients. Now she has lung cancer, she's asked the same thing by strangers. ..."I didn't feel at the age of 49 that I was old enough to have lung cancer and also being a non-s
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 27, 2017 17:05
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Smoking rates put Alabama in deadly 'Tobacco Nation'

37 million Americans still smoke — including 21 percent of adults in Alabama — and a new report from Truth Initiative reveals rates of smoking found in a region dubbed “Tobacco Nation.” Alabama is in that nation, along with Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, L
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 27, 2017 17:04
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[Canada] VIDEO: British Columbians’ top concern is second-hand smoke ahead of pot legalization, survey shows

"Not every cannabis user wants their entire house smelling like [marijuana] for whatever reason it could be spouses, it could be children, neighbours." But according to a B.C. public consultation, it's not necessarily the smell that worries British Colu
CHEK-TV (ca)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:51
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Genome-wide interaction study of smoking behavior and non-small cell lung cancer risk in Caucasian population

The results from our study reinforce that gene-smoking interactions play important roles in the etiology of lung cancer and account for part of the missing heritability of this disease.
Carcinogenisis
added Oct 27, 2017 15:08
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Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers are identified in Dartmouth study

In their study, three novel SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms), or variations in our DNA that underlie our susceptibility to developing disease, were identified in the interaction analysis, including two SNPs for non-small cell lung cancer risk and o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:06
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. Workers Use Tobacco Products

Close to 33 million working adults in the United States -- or roughly 20% -- regularly smoke cigarettes, vape, or use some other tobacco product, the CDC reported. Just over 15.4% of working adults reported smoking cigarettes, while 5.8% used another com
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2017 15:04
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Unequal society helps push people into smoking – it’s time for change

ASH Scotland signed the recent joint letter calling on Scotland’s political parties to give robust support to the new Poverty and Inequalities ­Commission, and to guarantee its independence by giving it secure legal status and having it report only to the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:01
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[Uruguay] Beating NCDs through scaling up FCTC implementation

Speaking at the WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases in Montevideo on October 18, Head of the Convention Secretariat, Dr Vera da Costa e Silva, told delegates that implementation of the WHO FCTC had generated a wealth of knowledge which coul
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 27, 2017 14:49
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