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Cardiovascular Effects of Hookah Smoking: Potential Implications for Cardiovascular Risk

the constituents of hookah smoke aerosol contains similar chemicals compared to cigarette smoke, many of which are known to be harmful to cardiovascular health and mediated by similar pathophysiologic processes. Because the burning charcoal briquettes are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:38
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Seeing new opportunities to help smokers quit: A UK national survey of optometrist delivered smoking cessation behavioural support interventions

Substantial gaps exist in UK optometrists’ current smoking cessation training and practice. Evidence-based training resources are needed to support the implementation of smoking cessation interventions into routine optometry practice.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:37
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DOSHI: Hopkins Hospital needs to ban smoking on its premises

Despite Hopkins Hospital supporting a tobacco-free environment, patients and some employees continue to smoke right next to entrances, with no-smoking signs right behind them. So what makes the Hopkins Hospital policy different?
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Apr 5, 2018 19:22
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Tasmania continues to have Australia's worst smoking habit, legal opioid consumption

The latest report revealed Tasmania still leads the nation in smoking, following nicotine usage rates that exceeded the national average in the previous two.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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A New Front – and a New Ally – in the Tobacco Wars

As DIHR stated, existing human rights norms are already implicated. Like many other aspects of society, human rights theory has “grown up” during the rise of the smoking epidemic, and has been blinded to its devastating toll. As the purveyor of products
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 5, 2018 16:11
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Vaping flavours: The UK has some odd tastes when it comes to vaping

This growth has prompted demand for new flavours for eliquids other than the more traditional tobacco, mint and berry, fruits, vanilla, liquorice, and coffee. Of around 1,000 people surveyed by ecigarette company VIP Electronic Cigarettes, 15.6% want to
Verdict (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:06
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE CLAIM Scots E-Cig firm boss says Vaping is no more dangerous than drinking COFFEE

Neil McCallum, CEO of JAC Vapour, claims electronic nicotine devices are 95 per cent safer than fags and no worse than a hit of caffeine... Speaking ahead of VApril – a month-long drive which launches today to encourage smokers to switch to vaping – he
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:03
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[Australia] Coalition chairman votes against his own report on e-cigarette use

Labor has accused the Coalition of a dangerous split on how to effectively regulate vaping and e-cigarette use, after the chair of a Liberal-led committee dissented from its own report. In what is thought to be a first for Parliament's standing committe
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:01
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ALLEN: The Formaldehyde in Your E-Cigs

Nicotine isn’t the only thing e-cigs deliver; they also deliver formaldehyde, a carcinogen. It seems equally fair to call them Electronic Formaldehyde Delivery Systems...a more fair one would be “Electronic Nicotine/Formaldehyde/Diacetyl Delivery Systems”
New York Times
added Apr 5, 2018 15:58
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