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More young people lighting up in Luxembourg

The proportion of 18 to 24-year-olds who smoked rose last year from 20 percent, the year before, to 24 percent, according to a 2014 survey on the country's smoking habits published on Wednesday. In addition to smoking cigarettes, one in five young peopl
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:27
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Residents in shock over weekend fires

Burning cigarette butts tossed through windows and shisha parties on balconies have been identified as culprits for a few major fires that killed people and ravaged properties in the past years. Though authorities have ruled out criminal motive behind t
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:28
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[Asia, Uae: Dubai] VIDEO: Sheesha & Cigarettes Torched Dubai's Marina Torch

The unnamed official told Khaleej Times that this is not the first time that a cigarette butt was the cause of a fire, citing the blaze that burned the Tamweel Tower in JLT in 2012. He insisted that the building is not negligent on safety regulations, c
China Topix
added Feb 22, 2015 06:25
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[Jordan] Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again

It's widely believed that hookahs filter out these heavy metals and are therefore safer than cigarettes, the authors pointed out in a news release from BioMed Central. But researchers from the German Jordanian University and the Royal Scientific Society
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 20, 2015 15:25
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[Jordan] Up in smoke: Belief that shisha pipe 'filters out' heavy metals

only a minimal amount of heavy metals are removed in the 'filtration' process when smoking shisha, also known as hookah, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. On average, 3% of heavy metals present in tobacco are re
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 20, 2015 11:00
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[Jordan] Compartmental analysis of metals in waterpipe smoking technique [FREE FULL TEXT]

For all metals analysed, the concentration of metal ‘filtered’ out during the water bubbling stage is around 3% (±1%) of the total metal. Conclusions It can be concluded that this small fraction would not protect the user against exposure to the majorit
Springer Science+Business Media
added Feb 20, 2015 10:30
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OncoBriefs: Hookah Risk, Brain Cancer, Lung Cancer

Hookah smokers and those exposed to the secondhand smoke had elevated levels of benzene, which has been associated with leukemia, investigators reported. Urinary concentration of the benzene metabolite S-phenylmercapturic acid (SPMA) was more than four
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2015 10:26
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March 2015, Volume 24, Suppl 1: Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: A Global Epidemic

The waterpipe: an emerging global epidemic in need of action / The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking / Waterpipe tobacco smoking: what is the evidence that it supports nicotine/tobacco dependence?
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:28
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The allure of the waterpipe: a narrative review of factors affecting the epidemic rise in waterpipe smoking among young persons globally [FREE FULL TEXT]

The review suggests potential interventions to control WTS among youth, with emphasis on creative utilisation of social media, and tobacco control policies that include the specificities of WTS. The review further suggests the need for rigorous qualitati
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:25
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Hookah health warning: Smoke from shisha pipes contains dangerous levels of lead and uranium which can increase the risk of cancer

* Smokers were inhaling 26 times the recommended limit of uranium... Researchers from the German Jordanian University and the Royal Scientific Society Amman-Jordan, analysed four popular shisha tobacco brands. Each sample was tested for total heavy meta
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:26
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