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(Medical Xpress) -- E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are promoted as a safer alternative to smoking. However, a new study published in the journal Chest, shows that these e-cigarettes cause immediate change ...
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (10) | 18 |
Smoking is the most preventable risk factor for cardiac and lung disease and is expected to cause 1 billion deaths during the 21st century. Electronic cigarettes have been marketed in recent years as a safer ...
Addiction Aug 26, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 4 |
A new UCSF analysis of tobacco industry documents shows that Philip Morris USA manipulated data on the effects of additives in cigarettes, including menthol, obscuring actual toxicity levels and increasing ...
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Tobacco companies knew that cigarette smoke contained radioactive alpha particles for more than four decades and developed "deep and intimate" knowledge of these particles' cancer-causing potential, but they deliberately ...
Health Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 10 |
(Medical Xpress)—When cigarette taxes rise, hard-core smokers are more likely than lighter smokers to cut back, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the journal Menopause adds one more reason for women to avoid or give up the smoking habit. The study results show that women who light up are more likely to sta ...
Addiction Oct 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A groundbreaking trial gets underway in Montreal Monday against three leading tobacco companies which face a $25 billion lawsuit for allegedly failing to adequately warn smokers of the dangers of cigarettes.
Health Mar 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
(HealthDay)—As many as one in five American children under the age of 17 has a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, according to a new federal report.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2013 | 2.2 / 5 (5) | 1 |
While smoking remains legal, the number of smokers is never going to fall significantly, argues public health doctor in a letter to this week's BMJ.
Health Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers from Canterbury Christ Church University have found that smokers are more likely to stop because of anti-social attitudes towards them than from fear of ill-health.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—New research finds that high cigarette taxes take a heavy toll on low-income smokers, compared to those who are wealthier.
Health Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 5
Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes, debuted in China in 2003 and have since become available globally, particularly through the Internet. While they resemble traditional tobacco cigarettes, they ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
(HealthDay)—Nearly half of Americans would support a government-mandated reduction of nicotine levels in cigarettes, according to a new study.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 3
A ban on sales of loose cigarettes and tobacco advertising went into effect Thursday in Colombia, the health ministry said.
Health Jul 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1