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[Sweden] Minecraft 'Fear Clinic' does battle with smoking

Swedish youth attempting to quit smoking shouldn't be afraid of the virtual "Fear Clinic" in Minecraft. It's there to help.
CNET News.com
added Mar 5, 2014 17:22
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Row smouldering in Brussels over e-cigarettes

In spite of such health concerns the evidence seems to be that e-cigarettes and snus are much less dangerous than smoking tobacco. But if Britain adopts the EU approach of banning both alternatives, it seems as if it will, ironically, be contributing to
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Mar 4, 2014 11:14
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] LETTER: Nicotine illogic ($$)

Sir, I am at a loss to explain the attitudes of the EU and the BMA in ignoring the evidence of success in Sweden in delivering small doses of nicotine by mouth and the consequent hostility towards
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:12
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[Sweden] Quitting smoking may lower long-term cataract risk

Researchers followed nearly 45,000 Swedish men and found a gradual drop in cataract risk among former smokers - 20 years after quitting, their risk had fallen by about half.
Reuters
added Jan 8, 2014 06:30
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[Sweden] Distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with mild to moderate COPD is dependent on current smoking status and not airway obstruction

Current smoking status has a greater impact than airway obstruction on the distribution of T cell subsets in BAL of patients with mild to moderate COPD. This must be considered when the role of T cells in COPD is evaluated. Our results stress the importan
Chest
added Dec 2, 2013 14:42
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[Sweden] BAL findings boost non-smoking COPD distinction

Research shows that smoking status, and not airway obstruction, determines the distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The researchers, led by Helena Forsslund (Karolin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:41
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[Europe, Sweden] LETTER: STIMSON/BATES: Safer than cigarettes but still banned

European Parliament is likely to vote to maintain the 1992 ban on selling this product outside Sweden, perpetuating a 20-year unscientific, unethical and lethal error.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:42
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[Sweden] European Union Starts New Graft Inquiry Into Tobacco Regulator

European Union investigators said on Thursday that they had started a new investigation into the former senior official responsible for tobacco regulation, the latest turn in a high-profile corruption case.
New York Times
added Oct 3, 2013 15:23
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[Europe, Sweden] Smokeless snus

We believe snus should be legal in all countries. In response to public health stakeholders who told us they believe snus, properly regulated, can contribute to reducing the net public health impact of tobacco use, and to consumers who told us in dialogu
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:05
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Tobacco Companies Target Youth, Mislead Public About Smokeless Products In Order To Maintain Profits

Although tobacco companies may promote smokeless tobacco as a healthier alternative, internal documents show that their only real concern is maintaining profits. British American Tobacco (BAT), the maker of Lucky Strike, Dunhill, and Pall Mall cigarett
Medical Daily
added Sep 11, 2013 12:55
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