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Would placing pictorial health warnings on waterpipe devices reduce waterpipe tobacco smoking? A qualitative exploration of Egyptian waterpipe smokers’ and non-smokers’ responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Our exploratory study suggests that PHWs featured prominently on waterpipe devices could potentially deter experimentation with waterpipe tobacco products and promote cessation, especially among non-established users.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 03:13
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[Canada] City committee moves to ban shisha consumption in Edmonton lounges

Dozens of lounges that allow customers to smoke shisha or hookah pipes in Edmonton may soon no longer be able to offer the product following a vote at city hall on Wednesday. Council’s community service committee voted to have city staff come up with by
Global News (ca)
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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Hookah Use among U.S. Youth: A Systematic Review of the Literature from 2009-2017

Conclusions The prevalence of hookah use among youth in the U.S. is increasing, thus more research is needed to inform policies targeted to protect this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:38
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Social Aspects of Hookah Smoking Among US Youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

Peer influence most strongly predicted occasional smoking, whereas household member influence most strongly predicted frequent hookah smoking. More than 3 in 5 youth overestimated the prevalence of hookah smoking within their grade. Mass media and program
Pediatrics
added Jul 4, 2018 04:22
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U.S. teens may smoke hookah because `everyone else is doing it'

More than half of U.S. teens overestimate how often their peers smoke hookah, and a new study suggests this makes them more than nine times more likely to try it themselves. “Adolescence is a critical developmental stage when youth are under pressure to
Reuters
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The unsurmountable battle against deadly lung cancer

In Malaysia, 90 per cent of cases are presented at stage three and four where possibility of being cured is extremely low. Every day, 10 Malaysians die of lung cancer. Smoking is by far the leading risk factor for lung cancer and the main cause for 80 p
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:14
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[UK] Semi-naked women are being used to promote dangerous shisha on social media and turning hookah addiction into a 'badge of honour', study finds

Sexual social media posts are promoting dangerous shisha, new research suggests. Out of more than 11,500 Instagram posts at any one time, nearly all advocate hookah, with just 0.4 percent highlighting its health risks, a US study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 16:28
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#Hookahlife: The Rise of Waterpipe Promotion on Instagram

Instagram posts cast hookah in an overwhelmingly positive light and may normalize hookah use through associations with nightlife, community, and hookah identity. Policy makers and researchers should explore approaches for reducing the volume of promotiona
Health Education & Behavior
added Jul 2, 2018 15:59
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VIDEO: Hookah Posts on Social Media May Promote Its Usage

Posts with hashtags, such as #hookah or #shisha, on social media platforms may portray its use in an overwhelmingly positive manner despite its serious health risks, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal Health Education and Behav
News18 (Global Broadcast News) (in)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:57
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Hookah health news from your very own galaxy

Over the course of the 10 “Star War” movies, hookahs have played an ever-increasing role. Little wonder that from 2008 to 2014 the number of high school kids who had ever smoked a hookah went from almost 9 percent to 13 ...hookah bars that rent water pipe
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 1, 2018 13:14
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