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[Sweden] For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

The study, which followed nearly 4,000 children in Sweden for 16 years, underscores the dangers of parental smoking, experts say. "Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy or infancy increases a child's risk of developing allergic disease even up
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 16:03
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Sweden gets tough on e-cig sales

A Swedish court has ruled that e-cigs should be treated as a pharmaceutical product subject to approval and thus illegal for sale in grocery and convenience stores. "We will continue our oversight which will result in more sales bans when the ruling beco
The Local Europe (se)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:28
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[Europe, Sweden] EU Commission sues Denmark for not outlawing snus sales

despite a European Union sales ban on the moist oral snuff. Sweden, a snus producer, is currently the only country in the 28-member bloc permitted to sell the powder tobacco, a privilege granted when it joined the club in the 1990s. The Commission, the
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2014 15:07
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[Sweden] Discontinuation of Smokeless Tobacco and Mortality Risk after Myocardial Infarction

Conclusions—In this study, discontinuation of snus use post-MI was associated with a nearly halved mortality risk, similar to the benefit associated with smoking cessation. These observations suggest that the use of snus post-MI should be discouraged.
Circulation
added Jul 5, 2014 19:26
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[Sweden] Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

suggests that heart attack patients who stop using snus -- a specific type of moist chewing tobacco that is popular in Sweden -- could greatly reduce their risk of dying within a couple years. The findings don't directly prove that stopping the use of th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 23, 2014 21:26
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[Sweden] Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study

Early menopause may increase a woman's risk for heart failure later in life, especially if she is a smoker, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 22,000 older women in Sweden. Those who experienced early menopause (ages 40 to 45)
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2014 17:42
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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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