796 Articles Matching "smoking"

States Raising Smoking Age to Combat Teen Vaping

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Newly released numbers from the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show more than 3.6 million teens used e-cigarettes in 2018. Those numbers include a 78% increase from 2017 in use among high schoolers and a 48% increase among middle...
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Smoking Doubles Risk for SIDS

Mar 13, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Smoking Doubles Risk for Sudden Unexplained Infant...
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Smoking Doubles Risk for Sudden Unexplained Infant Death

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Infants born to women who smoked even one cigarette per day during pregnancy had more than twice the risk for sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) compared with those whose mothers did not smoke, and that risk increased with each cigarette, a large study found. The risk fell when women reduced or quit...
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Parents who avoid smoking at home may still vape around kids

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Parents who use both traditional and e-cigarettes may vape around kids at home and in cars even when they don't smoke around their kids, a U.S. study suggests....
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Smoking During Pregnancy Doubles The Risk Of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death, Study Warns

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The first findings to result from a collaboration between Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Microsoft data scientists provides expecting mothers new information about how smoking before and during pregnancy contributes to the risk of an infant dying suddenly and unexpectedly before their fir......
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Smoking during pregnancy doubles risk of sudden death for baby, study says

Mar 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Smoking even one cigarette a day during pregnancy can double the chance of sudden unexpected death for your baby, according to a new study analyzing over 20 million births, including over 19,000 unexpected infant deaths....
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Prenatal smoking tied to higher risk of infant sleep-related deaths

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Mothers who smoke during pregnancy are more than twice as likely to have babies die suddenly in their sleep as women who avoid tobacco, a U.S. study suggests....
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Smoking While Pregnant Sends SIDS Risk Soaring

Mar 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Smoking While Pregnant Sends SIDS Risk SoaringCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Hookah Smoke Called Worse than Cigarettes’

Mar 09, 2019 , WebMD
Evidence that hookah smoking has a serious impact on heart rate and blood pressure is mounting, the American Heart Association...
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Hookah smokers inhale toxic chemicals that may harm the heart, report warns

Mar 09, 2019 , CNN Health
There is growing evidence that hookah smoking affects heart rate and blood pressure, with chronic use linked to an increased risk of heart disease, the American Heart Association warned Friday....
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Juul is pitching its e-cigarette as an anti-smoking tool to employers and insurers

Mar 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
Juul created a new enterprise markets team to strike deals with health plans, providers, self-insured employers, as well as public...
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Americans Sit More Than Anytime In History And It's Literally Killing Us

Mar 07, 2019 , Forbes
Sitting time and activity levels found in those who sat for more than 8 hours a day with no physical activity had a risk of dying similar to the risks of dying posed by obesity and smoking. That’s terrible news given that the average American adult sits more than at any other time in...
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Women who vape around pregnancy may wrongly think it safe

Mar 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Health professionals advise against using any nicotine products during pregnancy, but some women are using e-cigarettes before, during or after pregnancy and thinking it's safer than smoking, U.S. researchers report....
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FDA chief Gottlieb resigns as agency battles teen vaping, opioid crisis

Mar 06, 2019 , CNBC Health
FDA chief Gottlieb leaves his post as the agency wages a pitched battle against teen smoking and tackles complex CBD...
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Rheumatoid arthritis risk lower among smokers who quit

Mar 02, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who quit smoking decades ago may have a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis than people who gave up cigarettes more recently, a U.S. study suggests....
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BAT CEO says supports FDA on youth vaping, challenges idea there is basis for menthol ban

Mar 01, 2019 , Reuters
British American Tobacco does not believe there is scientific evidence to support potential U.S. restrictions on menthol cigarettes and believes such restrictions would have no impact on smoking rates, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday....
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To Beat Cancer, You've Got To Have Heart

Mar 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
If you asked 100 people on the street what they think is the best way to prevent cancer, odds are the overwhelming majority of answers would have something to do with smoking. Tobacco use is tied directly to multiple types of cancer, including lung and head and neck cancers, and those who smoke or c......
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Smoking tied to artery disease in African-Americans

Feb 28, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African-Americans who smoke cigarettes are more likely than those who don't smoke to develop peripheral artery disease, a U.S. study suggests....
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From Salves To Sprays: CBD Comes In Many Popular Forms, But Claims ‘Are A Snake Oil In A Sense,’ Scientists Say

Feb 27, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While it's known that Cannabidiol is the part of the cannabis plant that won't get you high, there are few trials to support claims that it aids a range of problems from anxiety to diabetes. Public health news also report on the longterm effects of childhood punishments; pitting germs against each other; mental health benefits of going to green spaces; a quit-smoking message in an obit; smoking's impact on vision; Ireland's rising HIV rates; a giant fighter against Ebola retires; minimizing...
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A Hard Look at Smoking's Effect on Vision

Feb 27, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: A Hard Look at Smoking's Effect on VisionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/25/2019 12:00:00...
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