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New Documentary ‘Clears the Air’ About COPD

tobacco smoke is a key factor among the 15 million people in the United States who’ve been diagnosed with COPD....Lisenby never smoked, but her doctors believe she developed her respiratory ailment from secondhand smoke. Her mother and father were both sm
Gears Of Biz
added Sep 26, 2017 14:57
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[UK-Scotland] Differences in Body Mass Index between Siblings Who Are Discordant for Exposure to Antenatal Maternal Smoking

Conclusions In utero exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of increased BMI in childhood.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Smoking while pregnant can make babies suffer a lifetime of being fat

The study compared five-year-olds whose mother's had started smoking in between pregnancies and the babies who were born to the smoking mothers. The body mass index (BMI) of the youngsters were compared, and the research found that those who had been e
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 26, 2017 14:36
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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[Australia] REVIEW Simon Chapman’s Smoke Signals targets tobacco among others

while the packaging is plain, its contents are a pleasure, and lethal to intellectual bullshit. Frequently cutting, though never shrill or sarcastic, it’s an object lesson in how to argue well, and honestly, from sound academic principles. My own role in
The Australian (au)
added Sep 23, 2017 14:34
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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[UK] BUTTERWORTH: VAPE AWAY Vaping IS better for you than smoking cigarettes… and it’s right the government has finally admitted it

Unlike second-hand smoke from cigarettes – which is known to cause cancer – there’s no evidence that second-hand e-cigarette vapour is dangerous to others.
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:13
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[UK] Taking down the walls around mental health in construction (PDF)

A fifth of respondents have increased their alcohol and tobacco intake as a stress reliever, increasing the potential for further health risks...with 20% of workers increasing their consumption of tobacco and alcohol, the overall health and well-b
Randstad (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:36
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Alcohol-flavoured tobacco products

Brands by major tobacco companies (eg, Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco) were well represented among alcohol-flavoured cigars & cigarillos with five companies offering a total of 17 brands. Conclusions The widespread availability of alcohol-flavoured toba
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2017 12:24
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