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Another Reason to Break the Habit: Smoking Alters Bacterial Balance in Mouth

Smoking drastically alters the oral microbiome, the mix of roughly 600 bacterial species that live in people's mouths. This is the finding of a study led by NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center to be published online
PR Newswire
added Mar 29, 2016 13:25
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Electronic Cigarette Liquid Increases Inflammation and Virus Infection in Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

current study has provided strong data suggesting the deleterious health effects of e-cigarettes on the lung, with a particular focus on airway epithelial inflammation and innate immunity in young people. Our research findings will guide future studies to
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:56
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[Nevada] Influenza Vaccine Breakthrough Makes Use of Tobacco

Could tobacco be the next influenza vaccine breakthrough to fight the disease? If the tobacco influenza vaccine trials go as planned, it could be available in 2016. What a shocking discovery. We all know that smoking can cause heart disease, emphysema,
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:47
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Japan Tobacco: Received Approval For Anti-HIV Drug

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) said Monday it has received approval to manufacture and sell its anti-HIV drug Stribild combination tablets in Japan.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2013 05:42
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[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12
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Vapers and Smokers Have Similar Airway Gene Alterations

Vapers showed decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, including all genes found to be decreased in cigarette smokers. The findings do not imply that e-cigarette use has the same health impact as cigarette smoking, but they do sugg
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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Children with asthma exposed to SHS more likely experience comorbidities

are more likely to be obese, according to study results. The researchers reported that children exposed to smoke are also more likely to have severe asthma and use health care less. Regan C. Pyle, DO, division of allergic diseases at Mayo Clinic in Roc
Healio.com
added Jul 27, 2015 14:01
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[California] Smoking linked to breast, prostate cancer

Add breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and all manner of infections to the long list of health risks... Rescue Social Change Group...won a $152 million grant in 2012 to conduct anti-smoking campaigns nationwide targeting youths.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Feb 13, 2015 03:29
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Michael Douglas on Liberace, Cannes, cancer and cunnilingus

The throat cancer, I assume, was first seeded during those wild middle years, when he drank like a fish and smoked like the devil. … does he feel he overloaded his system? … "No. ... this particular cancer is caused by HPV
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 3, 2013 12:23
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[Canada, Sweden] Rheumatoid arthritis risk increases with smoking

Even a few cigarettes a day can increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 23, 2013 15:01
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