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Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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Revealing the complexity of quitting smoking: a qualitative grounded theory study of the natural history of quitting in Australian ex-smokers

Conclusion Quitting should be viewed as a process drawing on elements of assisted and unassisted quitting rather than a stand-alone event that can be labelled as strictly assisted or unassisted.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:55
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[Africa, Kenya, Rwanda] How Technology Can Reduce Tobacco Harm

key stakeholders in the tobacco industry held a workshop in Naivasha – Kenya... The conference, themed “Tobacco harm reduction: Towards a smoke free world” identified the urgent need to quickly adopt and promote reduced-risk alternatives aimed at accelera
News of Rwanda (rw)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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[New Zealand, UK] Vape, don't smoke - expert

Massey University professor of public health Marewa Glover says smokeless products like vapes are the key to reducing smoking rates, following a mere 0.6 percent decrease in smokers over the past year. "These new smokeless products that are much less ha
Newshub (nz)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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[California] KNOX: Don’t be fooled by Big Tobacco’s big apology

but Big Tobacco’s deceit and manipulation continues. The industry challenges legislative victories in court, manipulates products to get around existing regulations, produces and promotes new tobacco products and spends billions of dollars on marketing to
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 25, 2017 02:42
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[Korea - North] The Differences Between Kim Jong Un’s Diet and a Typical North Korean’s Will Shock You

If you’re going to slowly kill yourself by smoking cigarettes you might as well do it in style, like $44 per pack. Kim prefers to sustain his habit with only the most elegant of cigarettes from Yves Saint Laurent. The company has been promoting these “de
The Cheat Sheet
added Nov 25, 2017 01:49
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[New York] LETTER: Glad e-cigarette dangers were shared (letter to the editor)

I appreciated reading in the Nov. 22 Advance about Senator Schumer's commentary regarding the dangers in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. I personally experienced the side effects not long ago while sitting in a public space (where smoking is not
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Nov 25, 2017 01:47
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PROCTOR: A Forced ‘Corrective’ on Cigarettes

There is no mention of the industry’s long campaign of deception, nothing about what is actually being “corrected.”... for the industry itself not to own these truths shows once again how far these kings of concealment and disinformation are from admitti
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2017 01:19
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[Massachusetts] 'Let Malia live': Chelsea Clinton, Common, more rush to Malia Obama's defense on Twitter

That was the sentiment felt on Twitter Friday as a video of the former first daughter appearing to smoke circulated the Internet. In the clip, it looks like the 19-year-old first-year Harvard student is blowing smoke rings... Some felt the need to put int
USA Today
added Nov 25, 2017 01:16
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[New York] Tobacco-funded anti-smoking ads set to debut on TV, in newspapers

Hart and other anti-smoking advocates hope the ads will be a wakeup call to state lawmakers that more needs to be done to combat the tobacco industry and reduce smoking, especially among children and teens. The Cancer Society noted that annual healthcar
New York Daily News
added Nov 25, 2017 01:13
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