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[UK] E-cigarettes SHOULDN'T be used as a stop smoking tool because there isn't enough evidence to prove they are safe, researcher claims

Dr Stuart Flint believes it's premature to call the gadgets a 'healthier alternative' / The psychologist made the claim in a strongly worded letter in a medical journal / Dr Flint branded health organisations 'irresponsible' for promoting the gadgets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:03
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[UK] Tobacco giant wants to stub out cigarettes for less harmful alternatives

For a tobacco firm to make that type of pledge might at first glance seem to be some sort of commercial suicide. However there is method in the apparent madness. Smoking rates are declining in the UK and inevitably trends in other countries will eventu
Daily Express (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:48
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[UK] Smokers in Lancashire encouraged to give children the gift of healthy lungs

The Quit Squad, Lancashire’s stop smoking service, is encouraging people in Lancashire to consider the dangers of passive smoking and make a Smoke Free Pledge this Christmas. Gareth Beck from the Quit Squad said second hand smoke is particularly dangero
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 14:07
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[UK] Proof cigarettes really DO take a toll on your looks: Survey of 500 twins found the one who smoked is less attractive to the opposite sex

A group of 500 people were asked to pick the more attractive twin out of a smoker and a non-smoker Two thirds of the time men found female non-smokers more attractive Women also found non-smoking men to be more attractive than smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 06:12
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[UK] 'Heat not burn' cigarettes still harmful to health, say government advisers

The independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) has looked at the evidence on the “heat not burn” products currently available mainly online in the UK. They are less risky than conventional cigarett
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:50
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'Heat-not-burn' tobacco may be safer but still a risk: UK panel

A new wave of “heat-not-burn” tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday. Cigarette m
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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[UK] ‘Green cigarettes would stop young people smoking’

Printing health warnings on individual cigarettes and changing their colour from white to green would put people off smoking, a study has suggested. Changing the appearance of cigarettes could be the next attempt to stop young people taking up the habit
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:16
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[UK] Call for more hospital beds to cope with winter breathing difficulties

The report from the British Lung Foundation says more and more people are ending up in an already hard-pressed A&Es because of the increase in breathing problems caused by air pollution, an ageing population and the long-term effects of heavy smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:52
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[UK] A lung expert reveals how social smoking actually affects your body

"Social smoking is a misnomer," says Dr Richard Russell, Consultant Respiratory Physician and medical advisor to the British Lung Foundation. "Whether you smoke socially or not is not the point. It's the toxic chemicals you are inhaling. Even occasional s
NetDoctor.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:02
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[UK] 'Too much smoking probably': BBC guest is accidentally broadcast live to the nation sharing his views on the death of Keith Chegwin aged 60

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which the lungs become scarred...instead of the weatherman's voice, viewers heard a man saying: 'too much smoking probably'. Social media users were quick to spot the distasteful blunder. Phillip God
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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