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The effects of electronic cigarette aerosol exposure on inflammation and lung function in mice.

This study shows, for the first time, that exposure to e-cigarette aerosol during adolescence and early adulthood is not harmless to the lungs, and can result in significant impairments in lung function.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added May 27, 2017 23:27
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Epigenetics and allergy: from basic mechanisms to clinical applications

Smoking, either as prenatal and/or postnatal tobacco smoke exposure or in its active form, is another extrinsic factor known to increase the risk of allergic disorders, especially asthma [177–181], and its effects on the epigenetic status have been clear
Epigenomics
added Mar 22, 2017 13:56
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Smoking cessation programs benefit patients prior to joint replacements

The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions, surgical site infections and blood clots if they were enrolled in a smoking cessation program prior to surgery, ac
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:29
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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests. "Early life exposure to secondhand smoke is a well-established risk factor for asthma and, in some studies, for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 7, 2017 12:42
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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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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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CESSATION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING AND THE IMPACT ON CANCER INCIDENCE IN THE D:A:D STUDY

Overall cancer incidence declined to that of non-smokers after one year quitting except for lung cancer incidence, which did not decrease even >5 years after quitting. Smoking cessation efforts should be a priority to reduce the risk of cancer, however,
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:20
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HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk

A year after quitting smoking, patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have risk for most cancers that is about the same as non-smokers – the exception is lung cancer, which remains elevated through 5 years, researchers reported here. On
MedPage Today
added Feb 22, 2017 16:13
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