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E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk

Using any form of nicotine during pregnancy or while nursing may raise a baby's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new animal research suggests. The findings indicate that nicotine patches or electronic cigarettes may not be a safe alternativ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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AHA: Vaping Tied to Blood Clots -- in Mice

mice were exposed to two daily sessions of vapor from a top-selling brand of e-cigarette liquid over five days. A second group of mice used as a control was exposed only to clean air. The study found that the platelets in mice exposed to e-cigarette vapo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 00:48
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[UK] Dog detective sniff out illegal tobacco haul

Cheshire West and Chester Council's Trading Standards officers enlisted the help of tobacco detection dogs Willow and Ted during recent operations in Northwich and Chester. The dogs, provided by Wagtail UK Ltd, helped detect concealed stashes of tobacco
Northwich Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:37
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[Australia] Another tragic scene from our filthy planet: Underwater footage shows fish attempting to EAT a filthy cigarette butt carelessly dropped in the ocean near Melbourne

The cigarette butt is captured descending towards the ocean floor as fish swim around it in eager interest. They swim towards the toxic butt and attempt to latch onto it, bouncing around the coral. The footage was filmed by a freediver, Jules, who sha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[China] Chain-smoking chimpanzee Jiaku puffs away in a Chinese zoo after getting addicted to cigarettes for 16 years

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:13
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING DAY: SAVE YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR PETS

If you smoke and don’t care about your own health, at least think about the well-being of your family and even your pet dog or cat, says the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) for World No Smoking Day, marked worldwide on May 31. Every day, 22 Israelis and
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2018 14:29
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A GIF Guide to How Smoking Is Putting Your Pet's Life in Danger

Animals don’t like cigarettes! So before you pick up a pack, familiarize yourself with the ways in which your addiction is putting your pet’s health at risk. When they're not healthy, you're not happy. Oh, and bet on those mounting vet bills putting a hug
Complex
added May 21, 2018 18:45
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[Texas] Enjoy bug-free veggie gardens with tobacco plants

Tobacco plants attract bad bugs, keeping them from the rest of the garden. Quinn explained that the bugs are drawn to the nicotine, become addicted and will stay and not leave until death. Ugh, I thought, this is bad stuff. Perhaps the Surgeon General s
Hays County (TX) Free Press
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Man says sorry for offering orangutan cigarette

A 27-year-old man who has been named a suspect of animal abuse says he is ready to face the consequences of his alleged crime. DJ, who sells fried fish dumpling for a living in the West Java city of Cimahi, turned himself in to police on Thursday after v
The Star (my)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:22
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[UK] Type 2 diabetes drug could be used to treat nicotine withdrawal for people trying to quit smoking

A study on mice led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that metformin, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, could block symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, especially cravings. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:50
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