National Updates

The tobacco industry's court-ordered anti-smoking advertisements reached just 40.6 percent of US adults and 50.5 percent of current smokers in [...]
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
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New research suggests that some respiratory symptoms may predict an earlier death in older adults. Also, such predictions differ by [...]
Wed, Jul 03, 2019
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New figures show that people who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and [...]
Tue, Jul 02, 2019
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Thirdhand smoke can damage epithelial cells in the respiratory system by stressing cells and causing them to fight for survival, [...]
Fri, Jun 28, 2019
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A new study has surprised the medical world, finding that smoking does not shorten the length of telomeres -- a [...]
Wed, Jun 05, 2019
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Child deaths have fallen in Brazil following complete smoking bans in public places, according to a new study. [...]
Fri, May 31, 2019
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A new study explores emerging drug use in the form of adolescent vaping and its association with delinquency among 8th [...]
Tue, May 28, 2019
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A novel approach reveals vaping's effect on endothelial cells and the most harmful flavors. [...]
Tue, May 28, 2019
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Waterpipe tobacco smoking, otherwise known as 'hookah' or 'shisha,' is becoming increasingly popular worldwide, especially among youth. Traditional hookahs burn [...]
Wed, May 22, 2019
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In a new mouse study, neonatal exposure to nicotine changed the biochemistry of reward circuitry in the brain. Researchers suggest [...]
Tue, May 21, 2019
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