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Use Of E-Cigarettes Triples Among U.S. Teens

"We want parents to know that nicotine is dangerous for kids at any age," Frieden said. "Adolescence is a critical time for brain development," he added, in a written statement. "Nicotine exposure at a young age may cause lasting harm to brain developme
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:34
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Longitudinal Investigation of Smoking Initiation and Relapse Among Younger and Older US Military Personnel

Conclusions. Deployment with combat experience and previous mental disorder may identify military service members in need of intervention to prevent smoking initiation and relapse.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:15
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[Canada] FAMILY LIFE: Second-hand marijuana smoke may affect child's brain

Q: Whenever I visit my granddaughter's house I can smell pot smoke. ...A: Currently marijuana is not legalized in Canada. Much debate continues as to the legalization of this substance. I will forgo that discussion here.
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:26
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Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study / Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Forty-two percent of the women prescribed narcotics smoked during pregnancy, compared to 26 percent of the women not prescribed narcotics. The more cigarettes women smoked daily, the more likely she was to give birth to a baby with withdrawal.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:18
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[New Zealand] Battle on to douse smokes ban

A lawyer acting for a psychiatric patient will fight to overturn a smoking ban at mental health units in the Court of Appeal this month. Barrister Richard Francois told the Herald on Sunday patients' lives were at risk because they had been told to smok
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:14
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What we Know About Electronic Cigarettes

reliably delivers a small quantity of nicotine without any of the harmful chemicals found in tobacco cigarettes...studies show that nicotine may have beneficial effects...create no smoke, only water vapor, eliminating the harmful effects of second-hand sm
Neull's Electronic Smokes
added Apr 7, 2015 13:33
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A New Designer Drug That Causes ‘Excited Delirium’ Is Sweeping Florida

Flakka is mostly made out of synthetic amphetamine like cathiones which can also be found in bath salts. The drug can be acquired in a crystalline-form just like methamphetamines. ...The most common method is to smoke it using an e-cigarette. This way, on
Daily Science Journal
added Apr 6, 2015 13:00
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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Childhood ADHD

Children exposed to tobacco smoke in the home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) compared to children from smoke free homes according to a new study from Spain.
Science Times
added Apr 6, 2015 12:37
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[Spain] Childhood ADHD linked to secondhand smoking

Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) as unexposed kids, according to a new study from Spain. The association was stronger for kids with one or more hours of seco
Reuters
added Apr 3, 2015 13:41
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Millions more people across the UK to get dementia tests

Millions more people could be offered dementia tests under new NHS guidelines that class those aged over 60 who drink, smoke or who are obese as being at risk of the disease.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:58
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