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  • Tobacco use increases risk of oral HPV infection
    Tobacco use increases risk of oral HPV infection
    The human papillomavirus (HPV) can infect the cervix as well as other mucous membranes such as the mouth, throat, and anus. A new study has found that tobacco users are more likely to develop oral HPV infections than nonusers. The study was...
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    Jenelle Evans smokes while breastfeeding: Should child protection be called?
    Jenelle Evans is getting plenty of insults for her decision to breastfeed while smoking. It appears the star can’t go a week without being embroiled in some controversy, but this latest concern pointed out by the fans might hurt the welfare...
  • Salt-loving smokers beware of increased Rheumatoid Arthritis risk
    Salt-loving smokers beware of increased Rheumatoid Arthritis risk
    Smoking is not good for anyone's health. No one even tries to dispute that these days.But a new study shows that eating a diet high in salt may dramatically increase health risks, especially among smokers, when it comes to rheumatoid arthritis...
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    Chicago Park District bans all smoking, including vaping and medical marijuana
    All forms of smoking have been banned in Chicago parks, beaches, play lots, and other public facilities, according to a DNAinfo report on Thursday. The ban has been voted upon and passed by the Chicago Park District’s Board of Commissioners....
  • Quit Tea is the natural alternative to help you quit smoking for good
    Quit Tea is the natural alternative to help you quit smoking for good
    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. It causes many different cancers as well as chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and bronchitis, heart disease, pregnancy-related problems, and many other...
  • More than a quarter-million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarettes
    Over a quarter-million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarette
    Study finds youth who have used e-cigarettes are almost twice as likely to intend to smoke conventional cigarettesIn 2013, more than a quarter million middle school and high school students never smoked regular cigarettes but had used e-cigarettes...
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    You can prevent or control heart disease - here's how.
    Ten ideas that will help you become a healthy person. And when that happened your heart thanks you. Do not become overwhelmed with changing too much too fast. Pick one or two and give it a try for a few weeks. If you're still smoking, get some...
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    One view on e-cigarette safety
    E-cigarettes have appeared on the market and are promoted as a safe or safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. They are a relatively new product compared to traditional cigarettes for smokers, but not a lot of time has passed since their...
  • Smoking may blind you
    Smoking may blind you
    A new long-term study has found that people who smoke, or have smoked a large number of cigarettes in the past, are more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration or to have it increase in severity sooner. The findings were published in...
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    Smoking linked to negative disease progression from smoking
    Smokers have poorer treatment adherencePsoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a type of chronic inflammatory arthritis associated with the chronic skin condition psoriasis, which is believed to be an inherited condition. Psoriasis affects about two percent...
  • Teen smoking in town
    How to help a teen stop smoking
    It is well known that smoking is bad for the health and well-being of people of all ages; not only does smoking cause damage to the person doing the smoking, but it also does damage to the people around the smoker.Teens are especially prone to...
  • Smoking is a risk factor
    Smokers beware of type 2 diabetes
    The CDC and the acting surgeon general of the United States, Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H. have announced that tobacco smokers are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The relationship between tobacco smokers and the risk of developing type 2...
  • Teenagers smoke cigarettes in Via Condotti January 12, 2005 in Rome, Italy.
    5 reasons to persuade your teen not to smoke
    Talking to a teenager in general can be a challenge, but trying to talk to a teen about good reasons not to smoke can be an even bigger challenge. Having preplanned ideas in your mind as to what you want to say will help the discussion to go...
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    Smoking during pregnancy boosts risk of ADHD in kids
    A new study adds to the scientific data behind the link to mothers who smoke during pregnancy and the increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in their children. Published in the July 21 journal Pediatrics, the study also...
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    Some jails across the country allow vaping
    Although jails across the country used to allow prisoners to smoke in their cells at least, they have since banned all smoking within the jails across the country. However, according to a report by the New York Times which was reported on July 19,...