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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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Characterisation of mainstream and passive vapours emitted by selected electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

In addition to considering exposure to second-hand vapour, this study shows that active vapers inhale relatively high concentrations of propylene glycol, glycerol, aerosol particulates and certain carbonyls. This exposure might require further toxicologi
Science Direct
added Oct 21, 2014 11:07
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[UK-Scotland] Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

That means that air-particle levels in a home with a smoker are similar to that of the air in large, polluted cities, the study found. Living in smoke-free homes could offer major health benefits to nonsmokers, according to the authors of the study publi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:13
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[UK-Scotland] Non-smoking life in smoking homes comparable to polluted cities

researchers assessed data taken from four linked studies carried out between 2009 and 2013 that included real-time measurements of PM2.5 in homes. These data were combined with other data regarding time-activity patterns and typical breathing rates.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:53
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[Montana] County courthouse smokers will have to move across the street

The problem with “the cave” is secondhand smoke, which other employees complain wafts up and into their offices on the second floor through the ventilation system and when they open their windows. Employees in the county attorney’s office and others who
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 21, 2014 09:51
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[UK-Scotland] Fine particulate matter concentrations in smoking households: just how much secondhand smoke do you breathe in if you live with a smoker who smokes indoors?

Fine particulate pollution in Scottish homes where smoking is permitted is approximately 10 times higher than in non-smoking homes. Taken over a lifetime many non-smokers living with a smoker inhale a similar mass of PM2.5 as a non-smoker living in a heav
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2014 09:35
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[UK-Scotland] Living with smoker 'as bad as living in polluted city'

Non-smokers who live with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study. The researchers found that living with smokers is the same as living in smoke-free homes in heavily pol
BBC Online
added Oct 21, 2014 09:34
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OGE: Blowing Smoke at Global Warming

In 1993, my office at the Environmental Protection Agency released a landmark study...cigarette companies were already decades-long veterans of a war against facts. Since at least the 1960s, the tobacco industry had refined an innovative technique to cou
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 20, 2014 22:32
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Smoking ban

The rationale for smoking bans posits that smoking is optional, whereas breathing is not. Therefore, proponents say, smoking bans are enforced to protect people from the effects of second-hand smoke, which include an increased risk of heart disease, canc
Wikipedia
added Oct 20, 2014 15:24
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[Alaska] Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to commend the delegates at the 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 19, 2014 19:19
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