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The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO

More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – tak
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 6, 2017 00:46
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Do children inherit drug protection from parents exposed to nicotine or drugs?

A father's nicotine use may have a significant impact on children's risk of some diseases. In a study published in the online biomedical sciences journal eLife, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice born
ScienceDaily
added Feb 15, 2017 14:58
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Bacteria in smokeless tobacco products may be a health concern

Several species of bacteria found in smokeless tobacco products have been associated with opportunistic infections, according to a new paper. An estimated 8 million people use smokeless tobacco products in the US. But there has been little data on the mic
ScienceDaily
added Aug 28, 2016 20:08
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CHEST World Congress 2016 Annual Meeting Abstracts: Immediate Effects of e-Cigarette Smoking in Healthy and Mild Asthmatic Young Smokers

CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: ECS is not safe. As it happens with cigarette smoking, ECS has more pronounced deleterious effects in asthmatics. Further investigation focused on long-term effects of ECS is recommended.
Science Direct
added Apr 13, 2016 15:37
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Conspiracy Theory Or Marketing? Why Tobacco Companies Spent So Much On AIDS Research

A new paper claims the historical involvement of tobacco companies during the early days of the response to the AIDS epidemic was just a cynical marketing ploy to distract the public from the dangers of smoking.
Science 2.0
added Apr 11, 2016 17:45
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Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Smoking increases the chances of early death in people with rheumatoid arthritis, but quitting smoking significantly reduces that risk, a new study suggests. "This research provides important evidence that the risk of early death starts to decline in pat
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 5, 2016 00:31
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Researchers urge arthritis patients to give up smoking to help them live longer

not only is smoking associated with earlier deaths in those with rheumatoid arthritis, but also those who stop smoking dramatically reduce their risk of earlier death, as published in Arthritis Care and Research journal.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 1, 2016 14:54
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[Ireland] KENNY: HIV sufferers get all the sympathy - while smokers are lectured

Not only that, but the chest consultant added that he didn't feel inclined to treat me while I was overweight...if prevention is better than cure, then surely it's rational to explain that HIV/AIDS arises because of a choice made, just as lung cancer or C
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:39
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[New Jersey] SINGH: Guest Editorial: Listing the 'advantages' of e-smoking

Higher chances of regular smoking, toxic liquids, inflammation, reduced immunity, and cancer causing chemicals are just a few of the amazing attributes of E-cigarettes. They are truly remarkable creations that one should be impressed by!
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Sep 23, 2015 19:46
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Health effects associated with waterpipe smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the widely held misconception, WPS is associated with a variety of adverse short-term and long-term health effects that should reinforce the need for stronger regulation. In addition, this review highlights the limitations of the published wor
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2015 03:29
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