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[California] Study: Young People Downplay Risks Of Hookah Smoking

Over half of young adults believe smoking tobacco out of water pipes is not harmful to their health, despite warnings from federal health officials to the contrary, according to a UCLA study. KNX 1070′s Claudia Peschiutta reports researchers with the UCLA
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:03
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Hookah Smoking: Teen Trend, or Cigarettes of the Century?

"Cigarette use has decreased by 33 percent in the past decade in the U.S., while the use of alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, has increased [by] an alarming 123 percent," said Dr. Michael Weitzman, a professor of pediatrics and environmental
Yahoo!
added Jul 14, 2014 22:59
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[New York] Hanging out at a hookah lounge: smoke, music and belly dancing

PT: Is there nicotine in hookah tobacco? AA: There’s 0.05 percent per kilo. That’s less than half a percent. The whole thing about this is it’s like a cigar. When you smoke hookah, you don’t do it for the purpose of smoking. A lot of people don’t even i
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 13, 2014 06:36
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1 in 5 teens smoke hookah; half think it’s healthful

These water pipes, used for centuries in the Middle East, have become an increasingly popular method of tobacco delivery across the country. Bars and restaurants offer pipes for tables to share (including in many states where smoking cigarettes indoors wo
The Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 05:38
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[Massachusetts] McCARTHY: One in Five Teens Has Smoked a Hookah: Has Yours?

So add hookah to the list of things to talk about with your teen. There's no way we will ever stop all teens from making some dumb and risky decisions--that's part of being a teen. But at least we can make sure that they have correct information. Like th
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 9, 2014 19:57
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Islamists Scour Iraq for Shisha Smokers, Kalashnikovs at the Ready

“They told the cafe owner that allowing such forms of entertainment was sinful and they didn’t leave until he pledged to ban it,” said Younes, 30, who was too scared of reprisals to give his full name. “We’re hurtling fast toward the unknown.” The group,
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 9, 2014 19:17
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[California] Harmful Hookahs: Many Young Smokers Aren't Aware Of The Danger

many young adults believe that using the water pipes is not harmful to their health, according to a UCLA School of Nursing study. Researchers visited three Southern California hookah lounges and asked patrons between the ages of 18 and 30, “Do you believ
REDORBIT (formerly RedNova.com)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:07
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America's Hookah-Smoking Teens Are Wealthy and White

The bubbling devices can now be found in suburban basements and college dorm rooms, and hookah lounges have proliferated in recent years. Smoking from a hookah carries many of the same risks as cigarettes. With water pipes not as portable, hookah users ar
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 8, 2014 16:27
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Hookah Use Among US High School Seniors (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Adolescents of higher socioeconomic status appear to be at particularly high risk for hookah use in the United States. Prevention efforts must target this group as prevalence continues to increase.
Pediatrics
added Jul 8, 2014 06:05
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Hookah smoking 'rising in popularity' among teenagers

a new study published in the journal Pediatrics reveals the prevalence of hookah use among adolescents and determines which teenagers are most likely to use them. Hookahs, also known as water pipes, are tools used to smoke flavored tobacco. They consist
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 8, 2014 05:58
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