Smoking

Chemicals From Heat-not-burn Tobacco Devices Not Harmless: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Chemical emissions from heat-not-burn tobacco devices are lower than from conventional cigarettes, but they're still high enough to be cause for concern, researchers report. The makers of such devices claim that they...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Boston Health Officials Consider New Restrictions On Flavored Tobacco Products

The city’s Public Health Commission is considering a proposal that would limit sales of mint and menthol nicotine and tobacco products to adult-only tobacco retailers.
Related topics: Nicotine

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How Dangerous Is Vaping? The Science Remains Hazy

Is vaping a useful tool for quitting smoking or just a new way of harming your health? Countries around the world are beginning to consider this question and India on Wednesday announced a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, However such...

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The Best Affordable Smokers Of 2019

Pulled pork or a Texas brisket shouldn't be cooked any other way.       

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How A Vaping Ban Would Affect Big Tobacco

In this episode of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill chats with Foolish analysts Bill Mann and Bill Barker about some market news. Altria (NYSE: MO) popped on the FDA's proposed flavored e-cig ban. But it's not entirely good news for the giant tobacco...
Related topics: Altria Group (MO), Food And Drug Administration

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Pulegone Levels In Mint, Menthol E-cigarettes May Be Unsafe

TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 -- Users of mint- and menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are exposed to pulegone levels higher than what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers acceptable for intake of synthetic pulegone...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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High Levels Of Banned Food Additive Found In Popular Vape Liquids

Researchers with Duke University Medical Center have published a study warning that high levels of a banned food additive called pulegone have been found in some smokeless tobacco products, including liquids used with electronic cigarettes. The...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Simon Cowell's Major Life Change Doesn't Stop Him From Drinking And Smoking!

Simon Cowell makes an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing Tuesday (September 17)! The 59-year-old America’s Got Talent judge opens up about changing his diet after a health scare, and reveals he gave up everything he loves except...
Related topics: Diet, Alcohol

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Flavoring Ingredient Exceeds Safety Levels In E-cigarettes And Smokeless Tobacco

A potential carcinogen that has been banned as a food additive is present in concerningly high levels in electronic cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, according to a new study from Duke Health.
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Vaping And Cigarette Ads

Robert Jackler is a surgeon who's spent years researching tobacco and e-cigarette ads. He talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about what those ads have in common.

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Genetics Plus Ct Highly Prognostic For Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk

(MedPage Today) -- MicroRNA analysis creates potential for personalized screening
Related topics: Genetics, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, MicroRNA

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At Least 11 Dead In Rio Hospital Blaze

At least 11 people, many of them elderly, were killed when a fire swept through a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro as staff and desperate visitors battled to rescue patients from smoke-filled wards. Hospital authorities said the...

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Changes In Vapers' Lungs Resemble Changes In Smokers' Lungs

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now reports 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping. The agency has also confirmed six deaths because of e-cigarettes. These latest figures were...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Trump Defends Push To Ban Flavored E-cigarettes: Let's 'keep Young Children From...

President Trump defended his push to ban flavored e-cigarettes, saying the products could be harmful to children despite them being an alternative for some to smoking.“While I like the Vaping alternative to Cigarettes, we need to make sure...

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10 Quick Tips For A Healthier, Safer Life

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 -- Some things that you can do to protect your health take just minutes, so no more excuses! Here are 10 suggestions from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Lung Cancer Screening Can Detect Other Smoking Ills

THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 -- CT lung cancer screening can detect other serious smoking-related conditions, such as heart disease, osteoporosis and emphysema, researchers say. Medical experts consider lung cancer screening an effective way to detect...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis, Medical Research

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Network Of Leading Forest Restoration Experts Features New Website

As tropical forests around the world go up in smoke, the urgent need to stop deforestation is a growing global concern. Halting deforestation, reducing forest degradation, and protecting intact forests are essential, but alone these actions are not...
Related topics: Deforestation

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Editorial: Banning Flavored Vapes May Not Stop A Deadly Respiratory Outbreak, But It Can Cut Teen...

The epidemic of acute respiratory illness among vapers has had the happy side effect of prompting action to crack down on tobacco flavors

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White House Bans Flavored E-cigs Amidst Vaping Deaths

(via rolandmey/Pixabay) Donald Trump and the Federal Drug Administration have teamed up to fight youth e-cigarette use. The president this week announced plans to ban non-tobacco-flavored electronic cigarette products in what is...
Related topics: White House, Donald Trump

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Trump Administration To Ban Flavored E-cigarettes

U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday announced action against flavored electronic cigarettes, which have been linked to breathing problems, lung damage and death. Vaping has become popular, as many considered it healthier than smoking. Flavors such...
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