Tag Archives: Smoking

Vaping May Lead Teens to Tobacco: Study

Vaping May Lead Teens to Tobacco: Study

  Paris, France – E-cigarettes, marketed as an aide for stopping smoking, may instead nudge teens towards tobacco, claimed the latest study Tuesday in a flood of research on the controversial ...

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E-cigs Make Quitting Harder, Contested Study Claims

E-cigs Make Quitting Harder, Contested Study Claims

  Paris, France – E-cigarettes, touted as an aide for giving up tobacco, in fact lowers the odds of quitting success, claimed research Thursday that was immediately criticised as flawed. A ...

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E-cigarettes Contain Dangerous ‘Popcorn Lung’ Chemicals

E-cigarettes Contain Dangerous ‘Popcorn Lung’ Chemicals

  Washington, United States – Three in four e-cigarettes were found to use a flavored liquid that has been linked to severe respiratory disease, US researchers said Tuesday. [pq]Electronic cigarettes are ...

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Salt, Sex and Booze: Lifestyle Killers on the Rise

Salt, Sex and Booze: Lifestyle Killers on the Rise

  Paris, France –  The number of people worldwide whose deaths were tied to avoidable health risks like high blood pressure and smoking has shot up by almost 23 percent ...

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Study Finds Link Between E-Cigarettes, Smoking in US Youths

Study Finds Link Between E-Cigarettes, Smoking in US Youths

  Miami, United States – A study of high school students in California out Tuesday has shown that those who have tried e-cigarettes are more likely to also try traditional cigarettes ...

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No Smoking While Breastfeeding, Lactating Mothers Told

No Smoking While Breastfeeding, Lactating Mothers Told

  Lactating mothers should avoid smoking, drinking alcohol, and using illegal drugs to ensure the safety of their child while they are breastfeeding. This is a reminder from breastfeeding experts and ...

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Stubbing it out: Ethiopia Implements Smoking Ban

Stubbing it out: Ethiopia Implements Smoking Ban

  Mekelle, Ethiopia –  The bars and cafes are full and lively in the northern Ethiopian town of Mekelle — but they are no longer smoke-filled, with the strict implementation ...

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