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[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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Chronic exposure to electronic cigarette (E-cig) results in impaired cardiovascular function in mice.

Chronic exposure to E-cig vapor accelerates aortic stiffness,significantly impairs aortic endothelial function,and may lead to impaired cardiac function. The clinical implications from this study are, even at relatively low exposure levels,chronic use of
Journal of Applied Physiology
added Nov 17, 2017 22:09
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[UK-Scotland] Enlighten: Theses: Evaluating the impact of environmental tobacco smoke on biological age markers: a canine model

A negative relationship in leukocyte telomere length with hair nicotine was observed, among other changes (Chapter 5). mRNA levels of further biomarkers of ageing were measured in testes, as well as leukocyte global DNA methylation percentage (Chapter 6).
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:40
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[UK] Second-hand smoke linked to pet deaths and illnesses, experts say

Family pets are equally, if not more, at risk of being affected by passive smoking as humans, research suggests. Animals inhale more smoke and - because of their grooming routines - also digest nicotine when licking their fur, a study by Glasgow Universit
BBC Online
added Oct 30, 2017 14:45
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[UK] Detection dogs sniff out record-breaking haul of illegal cigarettes and tobacco in Wakefield

Officials in West Yorkshire seized a record-breaking haul of illegal cigarettes and tobacco when detection dogs helped to uncover hidden stashes at three premises in Wakefield. More than half a million cigarettes, 45kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco a
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 14:52
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[UK] Stub it out for the sake of your pets urge Swindon vets

But the team at Eastcott Vets hope they can provide another push for those who need a little more inspiration. Veterinary nurse and Eastcott Vets director Rachel Gowshall said: “All the research has shown that exposure to tobacco smoke in the home is ha
This is Wiltshire (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:13
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[UK-Scotland] Passive smoking: How tobacco use could be harming your pet

Researchers at Glasgow University have spent three years looking into the affects of cigarette smoke on dogs and say the results so far are concerning. Early signs in the pilot study suggest not only could dogs living with smokers die younger but dogs l
STV (uk)
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Netherlands] Dutch start-up to teach crows to throw away cigarette butts

Crowded Cities has devised a trash receptacle that trains crows to throw away cigarette butts for a reward. The receptacle is called the Crowbar. A crow places a cigarette butt into a bin, which then senses the butt and dispenses a peanut. Cigarette b
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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[Texas] ROSE: Smokers need to be more considerate on campus

Smoking also affects more than just the people of our community. Our beloved campus squirrels can ingest improperly disposed cigarette butts, which can kill them. Who wants to be responsible for the death of our adorable fluffy friends? Who wants to pote
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:19
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[Netherlands] Can crows be trained to collect cigarette butts?

could we employ these brainy birds to help keep our streets clean? That's the idea behind a project from Dutch startup Crowded Cities, which is looking to train crows to scoop up the butts in exchange for treats.
New Atlas
added Oct 13, 2017 01:23
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