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[Mid-east] The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

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.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 5, 2014 11:14
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An Hour Of Hookah Equals 100 Cigarettes, So Why Is It More Socially Acceptable?

"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
Medical Daily
added Dec 4, 2014 20:50
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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
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:19

Hookah Smoke Contains Cancer-Causing Chemical

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. (Yahoo!)
added Dec 4, 2014 05:56

Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene

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.
added Nov 28, 2014 12:34

[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Party Prince Harry spotted smoking hookah pipe onboard yacht in Abu Dhabi

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 -
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37

[Singapore] Shisha ban kicks in on Friday: MOH

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
added Nov 27, 2014 15:24

Hookah, as Health Risk, Still Qualifies as Smoking

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.
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 24, 2014 03:29

Puff, Puff: Benzene in Hookah Increases Leukemia Risk in Smokers

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.
Tech Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:49
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