Alcohol and tobacco sales nationwide rose in the early months of COVID-19
COVID-19 has taken a huge medical, emotional and economic toll on Americans. Now, new Keck Medicine of USC research shows that the pandemic may also have harmful indirect...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
FDA Warns About Potential Inaccuracies With Pulse Oximeters
Several factors can affect the accuracy of pulse oximeters, including poor circulation, skin temperature, skin thickness, current tobacco use, use of fingernail polish, and...
11 days ago - Medscape
The Web of Players Trying to Silence Truth
Any strategy that successfully manipulates public opinion is bound to be repeated, and we can now clearly see how the tobacco industry's playbook is being used to shape the...
13 days ago - Mercola
Airborne Particulate Matter is also Contaminated With Tobacco Smoke-driven Particulates: Study
Airborne particulate matter , apart from several toxic components is contaminated with tobacco smoke-driven particulates.
17 days ago - Medindia Health
Differences in Tobacco Product Use by Sexual Orientation and Violence Factors Among US Youth
To assess differences in the relationship between violence factor exposure and tobacco product pattern use , we hypothesized that compared with heterosexuals, sexual minority...
21 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
USPSTF Updates Tobacco Cessation Guideline
Study Authors: Alex H. Krist, Karina W. Davidson, et al.; Carrie D. Patnode, Jillian T. Henderson, et al.; Brenna VanFrank, Letitia Presley-Cantrell Target Audience and Goal...
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Bill opens way for smoking bans at Florida parks, beaches
Local governments could ban tobacco smoking at beaches and parks they own and Florida would prohibit smoking in state parks under a bill approved by a Senate committee on Tuesday.
1 month ago - Orlando Sentinel
Bee-killing pesticides threaten the global food supply
Neonicotinoids, better known as neonics, are a class of insecticides with a chemical structure that resembles nicotine - a nitrogen-containing compound present in tobacco...
1 month ago - Natural News
Black market cigarettes a growing boom trade in WA, warns ex-top border cop
A former AFP officer says normally law-abiding citizens from lower socio-economic backgrounds have been pushed into buying cheap imported "chop chop" because they can't afford...
1 month ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Smoking may increase risk for developing symptomatic COVID-19
Current smoking appears to increase individual risk for developing symptomatic COVID-19, according to results published in Thorax. “Tobacco smoking is a significant risk factor...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Loyalty over money: Hughes makes surprise call to stay with Storm
Melbourne Storm star Jahrome Hughes will remain with the reigning NRL premiers after turning down a lucrative offer from NZ Warriors.
In fairness to Christian Porter, his denial cannot end the matter
An independent investigation is the only way to not only settle public disquiet but to answer hovering allegations of sexual assault against Australia's highest law officer.
Melissa Caddick's missing $25m: Report reveals scale of lost funds
The first part of the report was into Ms Caddicks's financial affairs and the other into her company Maliver, investors told the Herald.
AMP real estate CEO addresses takeover talk
The head of AMP's real estate unit says the wealth manager's proposed $2.25 billion tie-up with Ares Management should benefit her division.
GRACE TAME EXTRACT
Certainly, talking about child sexual abuse won't eradicate it, but we can't fix a problem we don't discuss. And so, it begins with conversation.
‘We don't play by the rules': Acrobats bring Shaun the Sheep to Brisbane
Circa artistic director Yaron Lifschitz says theatre lovers could expect people flying in the air and three “pigs” on a trapeze.
Hotel quarantine agency audits workforce after ‘narcissistic' perjurer...
Nelly Yoa, a serial self-promoter who was this week convicted of assault, trained to be a floor monitor in Victoria's quarantine program.
Opioid Overdose Down in Patients Taking Buprenorphine
Study indicates the drug is effective in opioid users who also take benzodiazepines for anxiety, other conditions
Government axes scheme to tap into farmers' water for Murray Darling
The Morrison government has been accused of caving to pressure from farm groups after cancelling its $1.5 billion Water Efficiency Program for on-farm water savings.
Will Moses Mbye have to turn into the Tigers' super sub?
The former captain has spent the entire summer training at fullback, but the late arrival and sparkling trial form of Daine Laurie has him pondering another switch.