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[UK] Young Smokers study in Southampton

Researchers in Southampton and London have launched a national study which aims to pinpoint when lung health starts to decline in young adult smokers. Led by Professor Tom Wilkinson at the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre, it is hoped the pro
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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Use of e-cigarettes by teens is Arizona health officials’ top priority

Wayne Tormala, a bureau chief at the Arizona Department of Health Services, said that more-recent state numbers have shown “vape use growing,” and that’s a concern for state officials. “We’ve put vape as our number one priority because we’ve had great r
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:12
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: E-cigarette restrictions not happening fast enough

Whatever the FDA plans to do, it should hurry up — or risk raising a new generation of smokers.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Oct 19, 2018 11:40
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Poverty tied to worse heart health among U.S. teens

Adolescents from low-income families are more likely than their affluent peers to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like obesity, inactivity, poor nutrition and tobacco use, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters
added Oct 19, 2018 11:12
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Paternal Smoking Can Affect Multiple Generations of Descendants

A major finding from our study is that the effects of paternal nicotine exposure are transmitted to descendants via epigenetic modification of spermatozoal the DNA by nicotine. Future research could examine how nicotine produces these epigenetic changes
MedicalResearch.com
added Oct 19, 2018 10:53
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[North Carolina] More dangerous than cigarettes? Hookah a growing trend among NC teens

Consumer Reports says it's not just a risk to those who smoke, noting secondhand smoke from hookahs can also be a health risk. One study found the most common place for teens to smoke hookah is at home, a friend's house or another family member's home.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:34
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using e-cigarettes increases likelihood of using cigarettes among youth, study finds

The study further underscores concerns that e-cigarettes are acting as entry nicotine products that may lead to the use of more harmful and toxic nicotine products, such as combustible cigarettes. Using both e-cigarettes and cigarettes at the same time —
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Prefect assaulted after complaining about students smoking in school

A 16-year-old student from a secondary school here has told police that he was beaten by a group of juveniles near the school’s hostel hall last Thursday (Oct 11). The Form Four student was walking alone towards an open space at the school compound at ab
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:08
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[Montana] NIEMANN: Public Health: Beware of tobacco in sheep’s clothing

The variety of flavors, brightly colored packaging, and youthful styling are all marketing tactics to get our children addicted to nicotine. It’s our job to support policies that protect our children and teach them to make healthy decisions that will ser
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:02
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[Montana] City commission will put local tobacco ordinance to first vote Monday

The Helena City Commission will hold its first vote Monday on a new city ordinance that would regulate where and how local residents purchase tobacco products. State law already prohibits sale of tobacco products to minors under the Access to Tobacco Pr
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 01:57
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