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BLUM: Ebola: A failure to communicate (opinion by Dr. Alan Blum)

public...might not want to hear it, since the leading causes of premature death are often preventable. Cigarette smoking...is the one entirely avoidable risk factor in five of the top six causes of death: heart disease, cancer, stroke, emphysema, and dia
AL.com
added Oct 22, 2014 08:50
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Link found between tobacco use and sexually transmitted oral virus

The study, published in JAMA, followed up on the observation that there was an association between prevalence of the virus and the number of self-reported cigarettes smoked per day by an individual.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 11, 2014 22:55
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Link between tobacco use and infection which causes oral cancers found

Johns Hopkins scientists have shown a strong association between tobacco use or exposure and infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), the sexually transmitted virus responsible for mouth and throat cancers worldwide.
Farm and Dairy (Salem, OH)
added Oct 11, 2014 20:55
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Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2014 16:58
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Researchers find link between tobacco use and viral infection that causes oral cancers

Johns Hopkins scientists have shown a strong association between tobacco use or exposure and infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), the sexually transmitted virus responsible for mouth and throat cancers worldwide. The numbers of such
Science Codex
added Oct 7, 2014 16:57
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Some Good News on Pneumonia

In 2003, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...established seven performance measures. To receive reimbursement, hospitals had to report how frequently they took these steps, including...smoking-cessation counseling to prevent future infections
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 2, 2014 13:58
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VIDEO: E-Cigarettes, Vaping and MRSA - Health Matters

Dr. Laura Crotty Alexander joins our host Dr. David Granet to discuss the potential health risks of vaping including the potential for MRSA infections
You Tube
added Oct 1, 2014 06:15
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[Sweden] Salt and smoking may interact to raise rheumatoid arthritis risk

Eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. Researchers set out to see if a salty diet might be linked to the onset of RA, but found a connection only among smokers – w
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2014 18:34
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[Sweden] Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Consuming too much salt may more than double a smoker's risk of developing the painful inflammatory disease known as rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds. Researchers in Sweden said the interaction between smoking and eating too much salt could have
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2014 20:55
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Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Consuming too much salt may more than double a smoker's risk of developing the painful inflammatory disease known as rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds. Researchers in Sweden said the interaction between smoking and eating too much salt could have i
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 13, 2014 20:02
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