Headlines Tagged with Hookahs/Shisha / Water Pipes — 2,004 headlines found
Conclusions Waterpipe smoking has become a global public health problem. Developing surveillance, intervention and regulatory/policy frameworks specific to the waterpipe has become a public health priority.
Dec 4, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Dec 5, 2014 11:14
"It was surprising to learn that college students, even when they were aware of the health dangers associated with hookah tobacco smoking at baseline, still went on to use a hookah for the first time," Dr. Jaime Sidani, senior research specialist in the
Dec 4, 2014 Medical Daily
added Dec 4, 2014 20:50
Reigniting Tobacco Ritual: Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Establishment Culture in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]
Despite its heterogeneity, WTS is often characterized by 1 or more established elements of a tobacco-related social ritual. It may be valuable for clinical and public health interventions to acknowledge and address the ritualistic elements and social func
Dec 4, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:19
People who smoke a hookah or inhale secondhand hookah smoke may be breathing in the chemical benzene, a substance that previous research has linked with an increased risk of leukemia, according to a new study.
Dec 3, 2014 LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 4, 2014 05:56
High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
Nov 25, 2014 Reuters
added Nov 28, 2014 12:34
The photograph shows the 30-year-old royal trying the flavoured tobacco on the boat, which was docked in the United Arab Emirates city’s marina for the Mahiki F1 Yacht Party. Harry was pictured dressed casually with seven others as he smoked the hookah -
Nov 26, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
The ban on shisha in Singapore will take effect on Friday, 28 November, the Ministry of Health reminded the public on Thursday. “With effect from 28 November 2014, shisha will be banned in Singapore via the publication of the Prohibited Tobacco Products
Nov 27, 2014 Yahoo!
added Nov 27, 2014 15:24
Smoking through a hookah is not harmless, according to a new study. In addition to the usual tobacco carcinogens, dangerous levels of benzene are inhaled from the lump of smoldering charcoal that ignites the moist tobacco mixture.
Nov 25, 2014 New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45
Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
Nov 21, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 24, 2014 03:29
Hookahs, attractive to young people who think the hip method of smoking is also a safer one, may not be so harmless, say researchers who've found the water pipe fumes contain benzene, a toxin linked to increased risk of leukemia.
Nov 23, 2014 Tech Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:49