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Exposure to pollution kills millions of children, WHO reports find

570,000 children under 5 years die from respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution and second-hand smoke — smoke that is released by burning tobacco products, such as cigarettes.
Washington Post
added Mar 6, 2017 01:51
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Regular doses of ibuprofen 'lowers smokers' risk of lung cancer by 48%'

researchers at Ohio State University have found clear evidence that - taken in small doses at regular intervals - it can dispel much of the inflammation that leads to tumors in the lungs. It is one of the first studies to have examined specific types of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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SIEGEL: New Study on E-Cigarettes and Bronchitis: An Example of Scientific Dishonesty and Deception

the paper and the press release are both very deceptive. The paper abstract is hiding important findings. The same thing is true of the press release. In fact, nowhere in the press release does it even mention that there was no significant relationship fo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:26
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E-cigarettes raise teens’ risk of persistent cough and wheeze, study finds

The results showed that the risk of bronchitic symptoms was twice as high in teenagers who said that they were currently using e-cigarettes as in those who had never tried them (odds ratio 2.02 (95% confidence interval 1.42 to 2.88)). Risk of bronchitis
British Medical Journal
added Nov 21, 2016 15:39
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Researchers reveal novel link between nicotine and inflammation

strongly activates immune cells to release DNA fibres decorated with pro-inflammatory molecules, so called neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs). The continuous exposure to these NETs can harm the tissue and could explain the hazardous consequences of tob
News-Medical.net
added Sep 3, 2016 14:51
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HPV, Not Smoking, is Major Cause for Oral Cancers

Though the perceived link between oral cancer and tobacco is strong among the public, in general tobacco users are not exposed to high enough levels of cadmium, lead and formaldehyde to be oral cancer causes. A review paper in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:42
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[North Carolina] Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?

Ilona Jaspers, PhD... recently completed research showing how the chemicals in e-cigarettes can change immune responses in our airways. She is presenting her findings at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Was
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Feb 12, 2016 20:49
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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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[Africa] MWITA: Tanzania: Smoking Ravages Children's Health

TODAY I have my mind on the effect of smoking on children. Boys and girls as young as ten years are often seen puffing on cigarettes in schools these days. Not many people understand why this incredible behaviour has taken root among children. A few deca
All-Africa.com
added Apr 29, 2014 12:42
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[UK] Michael Douglas, cancer and the growing popularity of oral sex

While head and neck cancers have been declining since the 1970s along with smoking rates, scientists have noticed an increase in a particular type of oral cancer. Known as “oral squamous cell carcinoma”, it is linked to the same strains of HPV known to ca
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 3, 2013 12:19
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