News tagged with smoking cigarettes

Children as young as seven affected by parents smoking

A new study out today (24 July) shows that children as young as seven had elevated levels of cotinine (a by-product of nicotine) in their blood if their mother smoked, particularly children whose mothers smoked ten cigarettes ...

Jul 24, 2013
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US: Menthol cigarettes likely pose health risk

(AP)—A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes but does not make a recommendation on whether to limit or ban the minty smokes—one ...

Jul 23, 2013
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Changes necessary to help homeless quit smoking

(HealthDay)—Many homeless are interested in quitting smoking, and specific interventions are necessary for this population, according to a perspective piece published in the July 18 issue of the New En ...

Jul 18, 2013
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Smoking cessation, weight gain, and subsequent CHD risk

The authors used data from the Women's Health Initiative to assess the association between smoking cessation, weight gain, and subsequent coronary heart disease risk among postmenopausal women with and without diabetes.

Jul 02, 2013
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Japan Tobacco sues Thailand over cigarette packaging

Japan Tobacco is suing the Thai government over plans to introduce bigger and more prominent anti-smoking warnings on cigarette packets, the company said Wednesday, as rival Philip Morris vows similar action.

Jun 26, 2013
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FDA allows two new cigarettes to hit market

(HealthDay)—Using its newfound authority to regulate tobacco, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time allowed two new cigarette brands to hit the market.

Jun 25, 2013
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