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BENTLEY: A myth that won't die: Movies cause teen smoking

Teens can pretty readily view whatever they want online. It is nigh impossible to prevent teens from watching porn, let alone protecting them from the horrors of seeing a Marlboro Light. Thankfully, despite the years of garbage research and gullible rep
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 17, 2017 16:56
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KLEIN: Why are opioids a national crisis, but smoking a personal choice?

President Donald Trump says he will declare that the opioid crisis is a national emergency... But opioids are far from the most lethal addiction in America. Smoking results in the deaths of 480,000 Americans a year, making it the top cause of premature
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 15, 2017 17:08
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[New York] CRUDELE: Raising the price of cigarettes only helps bootleg providers

There is a method to the mayor’s madness and it’s political. If fewer NY-taxed cigarettes are sold, de Blasio can claim that smoking is dropping, even if smokers are really only shifting to bootlegged cigarettes.
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:52
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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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FLANZRAICH: Sitting Is Not the New Smoking

So yeah, being sedentary for a prolonged period of time isn't good for you. But it isn't that bad. You Know What Is That Bad? Smoking Cigarette smoking doesn't just cause nearly one out of five deaths in the U.S.; it's also incredibly addictive and lea
Greatist
added Aug 15, 2017 17:14
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CAPLAN: Is Parental Smoking Child Abuse?

Morally, I do think it's something that should be taken into account in dealing with patients. I think it's important to point out to people, look, not only is smoking not good for you, it's not good for your child. It's not good for people who come over
Medical Tribune
added Aug 15, 2017 17:06
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[Australia] MELNYK: Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

A new study that I conducted with other nursing and health services researchers has found that those who enjoy the occasional cigarette in social situations are risking their health just as much as the person who smokes a pack or more a day. Ours is the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:35
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes have rapid negative effects on arteries

Interfering with normal functioning of arteries, both immediate effects on arteries’ ability to enlarge when the body needs more blood flow and longer term effects on arterial stiffness, are important mechanisms by which exposure to tobacco smoke causes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:12
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GLANTZ: Philip Morris’ claims about IQOS safety are attracting scrutiny

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these produc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:07
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Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

Ours is the first population health study to compare the blood pressure and cholesterol levels of people who self-identify as current versus social smokers. To eliminate risks of cardiovascular disease, the only answer is not to ever start smoking or st
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:28
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