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  1. E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens, say Japanese researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Star Online

    A file picture showing a delegate at an e-cigarette summit in London, Britian on Nov 18 this year. - AFP TOKYO: E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.

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  2. Leonard Cohen and smoking in old ageRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | OUPblog

    Leonard Cohen's decision to take up cigarettes again at 80 reveals a well kept secret about older age: you can finally live it up and stop worrying about the consequences shortening your life by much. Risk taking is not such a risk anymore, given the odds.

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  3. Blood Farm rises from the ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... brand-new, red-and-blue processing building that dominates the complex. Inside, customers engulfed by the smell of smoking meat browse through freezers in a small waiting room and watch through large glass windows as butchers on the cutting floor ...

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  4. Academics say more public health interventions needed to tackle 'lifestyle' diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    More public health interventions, along the lines of the smoking ban, are needed to tackle Britain's devastating toll of 'lifestyle' diseases, including heart disease and cancer, according to academics. A new paper, by Dr Stanley Blue, lecturer in Social Sciences at The University of Manchester, claims that there needs to be a shift in public health policy, with less focus on efforts to change individual behaviour and more attention on breaking social habits and practices that are blindly leading us into bad health.

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  5. E-cigarettes contain 10 times more carcinogens: Japan researchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    ... tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking. The electronic devices -- increasingly popular around the world, particularly among young people -- function by heating flavoured ...

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  6. E-cigarettes have 10 times carcinogens: researchers : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... tobacco, Japanese scientists said on Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking. A team of researchers commissioned by Japan's Health Ministry studied the vapour produced by e-cigarettes for signs of ...

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  7. 2014 Thanksgiving Day Football Gorging GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Houston Press

    ... when the family clearly had no money? I mean, they're all drinking cabbage piss and he's noshing on some Red Man and smoking a pipe. What a dick, right? Anyway...) Still, there's something to be said for being allowed to just lay horizontal all day ...

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  8. E-cigarette advertising too glamorous say adolescentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    "Glamorous, cool and sexy" is how adolescents described advertising posters for e-cigarettes during a roundtable discussion on children and smoking. The event was held by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public Health whose chairman, Sir Kevin Barron MP claimed that advertising of e-cigarettes pose a real threat to under 18s who are in danger of being enticed by the alluring nature of the images.

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  9. Vaping banned on city propertyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Wave

    Anyone caught using electronic cigarettes within 25 feet of Angel Stadium, Honda Center, the Convention Center and other city-owned properties will be fined up to $100 for a first offense starting in late December. The City Council has unanimously agreed to ban the use of all e-cigarettes - known as vaping - in the same areas where smoking tobacco products are already prohibited: on city land, including libraries, community centers and City Hall.

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  10. CDC report shows smoking rates are downRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    But are more and more young people "vaping" instead of smoking cigarettes? KCRA 3's Kathy Park looked at the CDC report and examined the trends in Sacramento. THE SCHOOL IS NOW WORKING ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE TRAINING THAT EVERY FRAT MEMBER WILL HAVE TO TAKE.

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  11. Twitter takes note of other apps on smartphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.... Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is wooing Apple customers with a cash offer for trade-ins of iPhones for its new ...

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  12. Lung Cancer awareness month and air purfiers ? Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Neowin.net

    ... action etc..; I already have a filter for my air conditioner which I think would suffice . Why don't just give up on smoking? which is the root cause of guilt, not only you save a lot of $$$ but also save your & yours family health. you won't even ...

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  13. Angelina Jolie spotted smoking after 'fuming row' with hubby Brad PittRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Melbourne: Angelina Jolie was spotted smoking a cigarette after a heated argument with husband Brad Pitt at a Sydney hotel. According to an eyewitness, the couple, who was in Australia for the premiere of the 39-year-old actress' new film 'Unbroken,' looked frustrated with Pitt throwing his arms up and down during the verbal spat on a balcony at the Intercontinental Sydney hotel, News.com.au reported.

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  14. A cross-sectional survey of mental health clinicians knowledge, ...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    ... clinicians (50% response rate) completed the survey. Less than half (48.3%) believed that addressing smoking was part of their responsibility, and half (50%) asserted confidence in supporting patients in a cessation attempt. Misconceptions relating ...

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  15. Barriers and facilitators to expanding the role of community health...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    BackgroundDespite high smoking rates, cessation services are largely unavailable in Vietnam. This study explored attitudes and beliefs of community health workers towards expanding their role to include delivering tobacco use treatment , and potential barriers and facilitators associated with implementing a strategy in which health centers would refer patients to CHWs for cessation services.MethodsWe conducted four focus groups with 29 CHWs recruited from four district community health centers in Hanoi, Vietnam.ResultsParticipants supported expanding their role saying that it fit well with their current responsibilities.

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  16. More public health interventions required to tackle grim reaper of 'lifestyle' diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    More public health interventions, along the lines of the smoking ban, are needed to tackle the devastating toll of 'lifestyle' diseases, including heart disease and cancer, according to academics. A new paper, by Dr Stanley Blue, lecturer in Social Sciences at The University of Manchester, claims that there needs to be a shift in public health policy, with less focus on efforts to change individual behaviour and more attention on breaking social habits and practices that are blindly leading us into bad health.

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  17. E-cigarettes have 10 times carcinogens as regular tobacco: Japan researchersRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking. A team of researchers commissioned by Japan's Health Ministry studied the vapour produced by e-cigarettes for signs of ...

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  18. Reporter Goes On Unhealthy Binge In Last Week Before Losing Health InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... before his safety net disappears on Nov. 30. It was not a pretty sight. Here is his diary from the week. Cigarette Smoking (Part 1): Started the week with a pack of Camel Turkish Blends. Thin and reportedly sweetly "aromatic," the pack appeals to my ...

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  19. CDC: Adult smoking rate in US dips below 18 percentRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    Reuters reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the results Wednesday of a study that states smoking levels dropped to 17.8 percent in 2013. That number is down from 20.9 percent in 2005.

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  20. Children's Health Rights Violated Say ResearchersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Scoop

    New Canadian research1 makes it clear that children's health rights are being violated by smoking in vehicles. A ban on smoking in cars while carrying children under the age of 18 would be one specific measure New Zealand could take to protect that right, says Northland DHB Smokefree advisor Bridget Rowse.

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