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  • tobacco
  • Big tobacco companies lobbied for funding and initiatives to combat AIDS to distract from the health problems caused by smoking and prevent regulations restricting tobacco use, a paper says. (nextbillion.net)
  • DISCUSSION: The association between tobacco smoking and lung cancer risk might be stronger than is estimated from questionnaire-based studies. (ox.ac.uk)
  • There is no difference between men and women in the carcinogenicity of tobacco smoking. (ox.ac.uk)
  • secondhand smoke
  • They are at risk for lung cancer and other diseases caused by secondhand smoke . (cancer.org)
  • According to the U.S. Surgeon General , secondhand smoke contains a number of poisonous gases and chemicals, including hydrogen cyanide (used in chemical weapons), carbon monoxide (an odorless, colorless gas found in car exhaust), butane (used in lighter fluid), ammonia (used in household cleaners), and toluene (found in paint thinners). (sourcewatch.org)
  • In December 1992 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a risk assessment titled "The Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking," that concluded that secondhand smoke is a known human carcinogen which kills about 3,000 nonsmokers each year and is responsible for up 300,000 cases of bronchitis and pneumonia in children annually. (sourcewatch.org)
  • EPA estimated that 150,000 to 300,000 respiratory infections annually in infants and young children up to 18 months are attributable to secondhand smoke. (sourcewatch.org)
  • EPA also concluded that secondhand smoke was associated middle ear effusions, upper respiratory tract irritation, and small reductions in lung function, and that it increased severity of asthma symptoms in children. (sourcewatch.org)
  • EPA estimated that up to one million asthmatic children have their condition worsened by exposure to secondhand smoke and that tobacco smoke exposure may also be a risk factor for the development of new cases of asthma. (sourcewatch.org)
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has classified secondhand smoke as a Group A Human carcinogen , which means that there is sufficient evidence to conclude that it causes cancer in humans. (sourcewatch.org)
  • A 2001 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showed that inhaling secondhand smoke substantially reduced coronary flow velocity reserve in healthy nonsmokers. (sourcewatch.org)
  • smokers
  • Current smokers are defined as persons who reported smoking at least 100 cigarettes during their lifetime and who, at the time they participated in a survey about this topic, reported smoking every day or some days. (cdc.gov)
  • Smoking shortens male smokers' lives by about 12 years and female smokers' lives by about 11 years. (cancer.org)
  • This damage starts early in smokers, and lung function continues to worsen as long as the person smokes. (cancer.org)
  • The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates sidestream smoke causes approximately 3,000 lung cancer deaths and 62,000 deaths from heart disease in non-smokers every year in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • soot
  • A smoke mephit heals only if it is exposed to smoke or soot (whether magically created or mundane in nature). (google.com)
  • Presence of such smoke, soot, and/or brown oily deposits during a fire indicates a possible hazardous situation, as the atmosphere may be saturated with combustible pyrolysis products with concentration above the upper flammability limit, and sudden inrush of air can cause flashover or backdraft. (wikipedia.org)
  • The visible particulate matter in such smokes is most commonly composed of carbon (soot). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • In 2016, more than 15 of every 100 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (15.5%) currently* smoked cigarettes. (cdc.gov)
  • Current smoking has declined from 20.9% (nearly 21 of every 100 adults) in 2005 to 15.5% (more than 15 of every 100 adults) in 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • however, current smoking prevalence did not change significantly during 2015-2016. (cdc.gov)
  • In 2016, a book was published by University of Nebraska Press about his life - Smoke the Donkey: A Marine's Unlikely Friend, by Cate Folsom. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • He was the subject of a documentary released in 2000 called Benjamin Smoke directed by Jem Cohen and Peter Sillen, filming for which took 10 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxicity
  • Phosphorus and antimony oxides and their reaction products can be formed from some fire retardant additives, increasing smoke toxicity and corrosivity. (wikipedia.org)
  • bombs
  • Mortars nearly always use bursting smoke rounds because of the smaller size of mortar bombs and the greater efficiency of bursting rounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • mixture
  • In those that produce colored smoke, the filler consists of 250 to 350 grams of colored (red, green, yellow or violet) smoke mixture (mostly potassium chlorate, sodium bicarbonate, lactose and a dye). (wikipedia.org)
  • In those that produce screening smoke, the filler usually consists of HC smoke mixture (hexachloroethane/zinc) or TA smoke mixture (terephthalic acid). (wikipedia.org)
  • lung cancer
  • Smoking accounts for about 30% of all cancer deaths in the United States, including about 80% of all lung cancer deaths. (cancer.org)
  • singer-songwriter
  • Benjamin (born Robert Dickerson) was an American singer-songwriter who fronted the Atlanta, Georgia bands Smoke and the Opal Foxx Quartet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blowin' Smoke" is a song recorded by country music singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves. (wikipedia.org)
  • secondary
  • I'm not talking about health care and secondary smoking here, those are slightly different issues. (theage.com.au)
  • Smoke attended public and secondary schools at Paris, Ontario then proceeded to studies at Osgoode Hall Law School. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heat
  • Because the smoke was black, it absorbed heat from the sun and tended to rise above the water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Normally, in situations where smoke burns are possible, the heat and quantity of smoke needed are rarely produced. (wikipedia.org)
  • thick
  • This resulted in incomplete combustion of the coal or oil, which produced a thick black smoke. (wikipedia.org)
  • means
  • This means an estimated 37.8 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes. (cdc.gov)
  • This means each year smoking causes about 1 out of 5 deaths in the US. (cancer.org)
  • Artillery and mortars can also fire smoke generating munitions, and are the main means of generating tactical smokescreens on land. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Anyway, who is going to speak for all those millions of people who do like to smoke? (theage.com.au)
  • A SINGLE genetic defect can make people less likely to smoke, researchers say. (newscientist.com)
  • 393, p 750) that of 224 tobacco-dependent men and women, 12.3 per cent had at least one defective copy of the gene for CYP2A6, compared with 19.6 per cent in a group of people who had tried smoking but did not become addicted. (newscientist.com)
  • produce
  • Inspired by the many regions of the South, from the Carolina coast to the hills of central Texas, the food is soulful with a selection of smoked meats, fresh produce and thoughtfully sourced ingredients. (nycgo.com)
  • Smoke is used in rituals where incense, sage, or resin is burned to produce a smell for spiritual purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Michael Fennell, 43, became interested in smoke as an art tool around 15 years ago, having initially become intrigued by the marks carbon made on his studio floor. (yahoo.com)
  • Though Eckhart doesn't smoke himself - he gave up three years ago with the help of a hypnotherapist - he does go along with the libertarian arguments presented in this film. (theage.com.au)
  • small
  • Smoking damages the airways and small air sacs in your lungs. (cancer.org)
  • Smoke burns are burns that tend to be caused as a result of flash fires, both in house fires and in small chemical fires. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Ivan Turgenev began work on what was to become Smoke in late 1865 and it's known that he carried a finished manuscript of the novel with him when he visited Russia in early 1867. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factors such as age, gender and different occupations put a person at risk for bladder cancer - smoking is the only other known risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoke, also known as Smoke the Donkey, became a mascot and therapy animal for the United States Marine Corps during the 2003 Iraq War. (wikipedia.org)
  • abilities
  • If a smoke mephit can draw its opponents to within 20 feet of its position, it uses its spell-like abilities to create an ember storm. (google.com)
  • black
  • You'd be forgiven for believing this artists work is a series of black and white photographs - but they're actually created using smoke. (yahoo.com)
  • damage
  • A smoke mephit's natural weapons are treated as magic weapons for the purpose of overcoming damage reduction . (google.com)
  • sometimes
  • Smoke is sometimes used as a flavoring agent, and preservative for various foodstuffs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Warships have sometimes used a simple variation of the smoke generator, by injecting fuel oil directly into the smoke stack. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • Smoking not only causes cancer. (cancer.org)
  • The film opens with Naylor on a talk show, about to be verbally attacked by the other guests, who are all anti-smoking, and include a boy dying of cancer. (theage.com.au)
  • theory
  • Andrews, revered as he may be as a restaurant critic, is setting himself up to be reviled by us "smoke haters" for his arcane, simplistic and unworkable "ventilation theory. (latimes.com)
  • life
  • In Auggie's New York smoke shop, day by day passes, seemingly unchanging until he teaches us to notice the little details of life. (imdb.com)
  • causes
  • Once in the United States, Smoke lived at Take Flight Farms in Omaha, Nebraska until his death on August 14, 2012 of natural causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • band
  • After some of the musicians of the group died, the band Smoke was conceived in 1992 with members Bill Taft, Brian Halloran, and Todd Butler. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoke was renowned for his on-stage banter, never shying away from provoking his viewers, "for a faggot, do I have a rockin' band or what? (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoke Hollow is an American rock band formed in 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoke City was an English band that blended acid jazz and trip hop, borrowing from Brazilian styles such as samba and bossa nova. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • He decided to see if he could make similar style markings on a canvas, using a candle as his brush, and with no initial drawing for his first experimental piece, the potential for the medium of smoke painting soon became apparent. (yahoo.com)
  • Hi Philip - I noticed a couple of articles on the Make blog related to smoke art and just wanted to show you my gallery as well. (makezine.com)
  • In 2011, Smoke traveled half way around the world to the United States, the only Donkey to make such a journey. (wikipedia.org)