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[UK] Peter Lee

Lee worked until 1979 for the Tobacco Research Council,[1] after which he became a consultant. He has been frequently funded by tobacco companies undermine scientific studies linking health risks to tobacco use. (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:44

Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and lung cancer: A systematic review

Conflict-of-interest statement: Lee PN, Director of P.N. Lee Statistics and Computing Ltd., is an independent consultant in statistics and an advisor in the fields of epidemiology and toxicology to a number of tobacco, pharmaceutical and chemical companie
World Journal of Meta-Analysis
added Aug 5, 2016 18:37

[UK] Effort to stop smoking in children’s play parks launched in the city

They are areas where children should be playing and getting active - not breathing in lethal fumes. That is the message from children in dozens of Norwich play areas where 85 signs have been erected discouraging parents from smoking. The initiative is
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Aug 5, 2016 12:57

[American Samoa] students from north carolina and indiana earn 2016 alma adams scholarships youth activism grants/scholarships

truth Initiative® is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations. Cheyenne Wagi and Jacob Hojnacki were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2016 20:57

Divergent Ah receptor ligand selectivity during hominin evolution

Our findings reveal that a functionally significant change in the AHR occurred uniquely in humans, relative to other primates, that would attenuate the response to many environmental pollutants, including chemicals present in smoke from fire use during c
Molecular Biology and Evolution
added Aug 3, 2016 13:34

Smoking indoors saw off ancient man’s rivals ($$)

Cigarette smoke is now universally understood to be harmful to our health... According to research...humans are unique among primates in that we carry a genetic mutation that may increase our tolerance to the toxic particles produced by fire in smoky cave
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 13:31

VIDEO: Northern Michigan Celebrates being Tobacco Free Campus

When the university went tobacco free in 2014, the CDC estimated about 40 million adults nationwide smoke cigarettes. While the ban hasn't stopped everyone from smoking. This has cut down on secondhand smoke “The effect on the students and faculty are th
WLUC - Fox TV6 (Negaunee, MI)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47

[UK] Bedfordshire parents urged to send cigarettes packing this summer holidays

To help increase understanding of these dangers, parents and carers are encouraged to test their knowledge by completing a 'Smokefree summer holidays quiz', which also gives them the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a family day out at ZSL Whipsn
Bedfordshire on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 19:42

One minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs cardiovascular function

One minute of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) from marijuana diminishes blood vessel function to the same extent as tobacco, but the harmful cardiovascular effects last three times longer, according to a new study in rats led by UC San Francisco resea
University of California, Berkeley
added Jul 31, 2016 16:14

Pediatric hospitalizations an opportunity to screen parents for tobacco use

Secondhand smoke exposure not only plays a role in the development and exacerbation of respiratory diseases in children, it also can lower their IQ scores, increase risk for behavioral and sleep problems, and contribute to increased infection risk. Even
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Jul 29, 2016 00:33
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