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[Mid-east] Waterpipe tobacco smoking prevalence and correlates in 25 Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries: cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey

Waterpipe tobacco smoking, including dual waterpipe and cigarette use, is alarmingly high in several Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries. Ongoing waterpipe tobacco smoking surveillance is warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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[Idaho] Hookah club leaves bad aftertaste / Business owner suing over toxic flooring material

A Post Falls tanning salon owner is suing the owner of a neighboring hookah club over fumes - from flooring material...said a material called Diamond Clear was applied to iHookah's floor last spring, generating toxic fumes. The lawsuit also claims the hoo
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added May 9, 2015 17:29

[Australia] AUDIO: Doctors warn waterpipe smoking could lead to long-term health impacts

Dr Wang's research marks the first time Australian doctors have reported a connection between carbon monoxide poisoning and the design of a shisha pipe. And it comes after a 20-year-old woman who regularly smoked them was rushed to hospital. LOUIS WANG:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 4, 2015 16:15

[Asia, India] Why hookah is as bad as cigarettes

For quite a few years, hookahs have been gaining popularity in India with hookah bars sprouting everywhere and even nightclubs offering it. And though there have been sporadic government crackdowns, hookahs continue to be in fashion, mainly because of th
Asian Age (in)
added May 4, 2015 08:22

[Canada] ARCHIVE: Carbon monoxide poisoning in narghile (water pipe) tobacco smokers

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is one of the leading causes of death in both adults and children worldwide.1–3 CO intoxication can be notoriously nonspecific in its initial presentation to the emergency department (ED), leading to a delay in diagnosis an
Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) (ca)
added May 4, 2015 07:58
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[Australia] Woman suffers carbon monoxide poisoning after smoking hookah

A 20-year-old woman has developed carbon monoxide poisoning after smoking a hookah waterpipe, leading doctors to warn that smoking the traditional pipes could be dangerous. They say the "light-headed" relaxed feeling associated with smoking the hookah,
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 4, 2015 07:51

Australian woman suffers carbon monoxide poisoning after smoking tobacco in a Middle Eastern water pipe for an hour every day as medics warn she was exposed to the same toxins contained within 100 cigarettes

A 20-year-old woman was rushed to hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning after spending one hour a day smoking tobacco though a Middle Eastern water pipe.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2015 07:45

Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37

[2165.6] Trends in Youth Use of E-Cigarettes and Alternative Tobacco Products

use of alternative tobacco products and dual/poly use of tobacco products is evolving. The rapid rise in e-cigarettes is particularly concerning, as there is no evidence for their safety and they are heavily marketed to youth. Clinical interventions shoul
Pediatric Academic Societies
added Apr 26, 2015 16:32

Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

“Electronic cigarettes are of great concern. They are highly addictive nicotine delivery devices, and the vapor can and does cause harm to lungs,” said principal investigator Jonathan D. Klein, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the AAP Julius B. Richmond C
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2015 16:31
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