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Coffee, cigarettes protect consumers against rare liver disease

A recent study indicates that drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes can actually protect the consumer against Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC).
In the Media by Sonia D'Costa - 6 comments

'Tobacco Body' website shows graphically awful results of smoking

A new website from Finland is a reminder to us all of what smoking can do to our bodies and our health. Created by the Cancer Society of Finland, it gives the viewer both visuals and text on how each part of the body is affected by smoking.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

Canadian health official calls for warning labels on alcohol

Warning labels on alcoholic beverages are required in more than two dozen countries across the globe, including the U.S. and U.K. Not as big or explicit in the warnings as those found on cigarette packages, they are a reminder of its harmful effects.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Obamacare's goal of 'kicking butt' may have backfired

It sounded like a good idea, at first, as a way to wean smokers off cigarettes by just making them pay more for health care under the new Affordable Care Act. But it seems the plan may have backfired as sky-high premiums are scaring smokers away.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 6 comments

Emerging tobacco products gaining popularity among youth

Emerging tobacco products like e-cigarettes and hookahs are gaining popularity among U.S. middle- and high-school students, according to a report from the CDC.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Smoking, children and immune systems

Pregnant women who smoke can affect the development of the immune system in their children, on molecular level. New research indicates that this can affect gene regulation.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Ever wondered what’s in an e-cigarette?

Smoking is a habit we should all kick, say doctors and health professionals. But some people (entrepreneurs) have created something slightly less dangerous than the actual tobacco for all of us to enjoy: the e-cigarette.
In the Media by Jenna Cyprus - 4 comments

Why do ex-smokers gain weight?

One reason why ex-smokers gain weight is because they eat more. However, weight gain is not necessarily due to an increased calorie intake, it also relates to a change in the composition of the intestinal microorganisms.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 6 comments

Op-Ed: Study claims 'plain' cigarette pack discourages smoking Special

A study suggests plain cigarette packs discourage smoking. Opponents say results are biased, that evidence doesn't support study findings, and neither pack sales nor smoking have slowed. Analysis shows study flaws, and smokers consider the results.
Digital Journal Report by Jessica Zuzierla - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Cameron's nanny state bans packed lunches but not booze

How would you like the government to tell you what you can feed your kids, and what you can't? No, this is not Soviet Russia or North Korea, but modern Britain.
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 2 comments
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New devices offset higher cigarette costs

Cigarette prices are on the rise. As noted by Yahoo News (via HealthDay), a recent increase in the Illinois cigarette...
Sep 17, 2012 by Mark Sutton - 1 comment

UK adults support tobacco advertising ban

The majority of UK adults are in support of legal measures to prevent children from being exposed to tobacco...
May 21, 2012 in  Health by Tim Sandle

Omega-3 'can mitigate physical harm caused by smoking'

Increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids can help to reduce the physical harm caused by smoking, according to new...
Apr 24, 2012 in  Health by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Plain cigarette packets set for the UK?

The UK government has announced the launch of a new consultation to discuss whether or not to introduce standardised...
Apr 23, 2012 in  Health by Tim Sandle

FDA: requires tobacco companies to report chemicals

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring tobacco companies to report the levels of FDA defined dangerous...
Apr 2, 2012 in  Health by Tim Sandle
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