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Researchers found that higher levels of cadmium in the blood were associated with diminished contrast sensitivity, they report in JAMA Ophthalmology. “This particular aspect of vision is really important because it affects your ability to see the end of
Lauren Lempert listened in to the presentations and scientific discussion of the RJR application to market Camel Snus as a modified (i.e., reduced) risk tobacco product on September 14, 2018. After that session, she and I prepared this public comment, wh
The new program, called “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign, is targeted at the nearly 11 million at-risk teens, aged 12 to 17. The effort will include digital, social media and school ads. “The new campaign we’re announcing today seek
In Thurston County, 14 percent of adults smoke. The 2016 Healthy Youth Survey shows that 14 percent of 12th graders also smoke cigarettes. A much higher percentage — 23 percent — use vapes…There are easy steps that parents can take to help their childre
The nicotine concentration found in Juul makes it especially harmful to teenagers. While the small and sleek design of the Juul device makes it seem harmless, one Juul pod contains 5 percent nicotine by weight, while most other e-cigarette and vape produ
In both years, the rate of lung cancer death was higher in nonmetropolitan areas than in metropolitan areas. In 2016, the lung cancer death rate in noncore counties was 48.6 per 100,000 compared with 33.0 in large central metropolitan counties.
Given the high concurrent use of tobacco and other substances, it is important to monitor the substances youth use in e-cigarettes. Previous research has assessed e-cigarette cannabis use among students in select grades, but no study, to our knowledge, ha
acute inhalation of EC aerosols dysregulates normal human lung homeostasis in a limited cohort of healthy naïve individuals. These observations have implications to new EC users, nonsmokers exposed to secondhand EC aerosols and cigarette smokers using EC
A study by Frontier Economics and commissioned by Philip Morris Limited found the area is one of nine local authorities that is predicted to still be smoking in 32 years’ time. Southampton as a local authority also fared poorly and isn’t due to go smoke
Highlights • Any tobacco use predicted subsequent substance (alcohol or drug) use. • E-cigarette use predicted substance use except non-prescribed painkillers/sedatives. • Substance use consistently predicted tobacco use across products. • Marijuana u