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2014-10-23 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: By announcing restrictions on smoking in its facilities, Reynolds American seems to finally be admitting that secondhand smoke harms health after publicly denying it for decades. However, by allowing designated smoking areas, the company's new policy is severely flawed and fails to provide effective protection from secondhand smoke and the lung cancer and...

2014-10-22 12:29:21

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offers proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Respiratory Care Week in October is sponsored by the American Association of Respiratory Care, American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Its primary care mission is to promote lung health and smoking is responsible for over 80%...

2014-10-21 23:03:59

Use of electronic cigarettes has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The findings indicate that e-cigarettes are not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes among this group. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the...

2014-10-16 12:31:35

LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move certain to gain attention from both supporters and opponents of the Tobacco Products Directive, Davidoff London has made the unexpected decision to remove several brands of cigarettes, in preference for high-tech electronic vaping hardware and compatible gourmet liquids from Vapelux. Eddie Sahakian, Managing Director of the flagship Davidoff store commented, "We have been advised and work closely with Nick Roman from...

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2014-10-15 07:25:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While smoking is slowly being relegated to the fringes of our society, the habit is continuing to have a significant effect on the health of the American population. According to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, approximately 14 million medical conditions across the US can be tied to the habit. Using data from the 2009 US Census, National Health Interview Survey and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...

2014-10-14 12:29:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. is tied for last among 198...

2014-10-08 08:28:45

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Cigarette & E-Vapor Market Size, Share, Analysis & Forecast 2014-2024" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 An electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) is a battery operated device which simulates the experience of tobacco smoking without the inhalation of smoke. This device which is being...

2014-10-07 08:26:37

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CDC launched today the "#20 Million Memorial," a social media effort that honors the more than 20 million Americans who have died from smoking since the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health was issued over 50 years ago. The #20Million Memorial invites family members and loved ones to remember the faces, names, stories and memories of smoking's victims. The #20Million Memorial will collect social media posts that share a message...

2014-10-06 12:29:15

New Nation-wide Initiative Aims to Support Community Colleges to Adopt 100% Smoke or Tobacco-Free Campus Policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Legacy - the national public health organization that funds the bold truth® youth smoking prevention campaign - announced it will support community colleges around the nation to go smoke or tobacco-free. Through a new competitive grants initiative, public community colleges may apply to receive funds and...

2014-10-03 23:06:24

The new book Slippery When Wet: One Woman's Journey Through the Mystery of Sex is a mix of cutting edge insight from the science of sex and candid life stories from reproductive physiologist Dr. Joanna Ellington (“Dr. E”). Called a “must-read for anyone who wants good sex," Dr. E’s first book chronicles the human sexual experience from puberty through menopause (or andropause), including intimacy tips to help the reader find the sexual fulfillment they deserve. Valleyford,...


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