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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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[India] ARCHIVE: Projected effects of tobacco smoking on worldwide tuberculosis control: mathematical modelling analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco smoking could substantially increase tuberculosis cases and deaths worldwide in coming years, undermining progress towards tuberculosis mortality targets. Aggressive tobacco control could avert millions of deaths from tuberculosis.
British Medical Journal
added Apr 11, 2013 13:14
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[Illinois] HPV replaces tobacco as cause of growing number of oral cancers

Changing sexual practices and reductions in smoking rates have led to a growing number of oral cancers in nonsmokers and men. HPV -- the source of almost all cervical cancers in women -- has replaced tobacco as the No. 1 cause of cancers of the mouth, ba
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Jan 6, 2013 14:12
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Smoking and risk of incident psoriatic arthritis in US women

June 2012, Volume 71, Issue 6
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
added May 20, 2012 12:37
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E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses: experts warn

Researchers found e-cigarettes have a signature of harm in the lung that is both similar and unique, which challenges the concept that switching from cigarettes to e-cigarettes is a healthier alternative.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:55
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Secondhand smoke increases inflammation risk in infants with RSV

Exposing infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis to secondhand smoke increases their risk of inflammation, while suppressing T and B cell responses, according to a recent presentation held at IDWeek 2017.
Healio.com
added Oct 11, 2017 04:10
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[Asia, India] Cigarette butts can be used to eliminate malaria-causing mosquitoes

latest issue of the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Besides nicotine -- a known poison -- CBs contain a mixture of toxic substances including heavy metals, Kadarkarai Murugan, lead author and Vice Chancellor of Thiruvalluvar Univer
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:26
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Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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