Study shows that exhaled e-vapor aerosol particles evaporate within seconds

A new peer-reviewed study published in the prestigious journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research shows that exhaled e-vapour product particles are actually liquid droplets that evaporate within seconds. “No accumulation of particles was registered in the room following subjects’ vaping. This shows us how fundamentally different exhaled e-vapor particles are compared to those released when smoking […]

Secondhand smoke causing thousands of still births in developing countries

The study reveals that more than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke — causing approximately 17,000 stillbirths in a year. Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malformations, low birth-weight and respiratory illnesses. However, little is known about the extent of secondhand smoke exposure […]

Secondhand smoke exposure accounts for thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

The study reveals that more than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke – causing approximately 17,000 still births in a year. Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malformations, low birth-weight and respiratory illnesses. However, little is known about the extent of secondhand smoke […]

Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome — sometimes known as “cot death” — according to new research published in the Journal of Physiology. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexpected death of an infant under 12 months of […]

On-the-Job Stress Relief

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 — You’ve probably heard the health warning: Sitting is the new smoking. The importance of getting up and walking to prevent serious health issues when you sit at a desk all day long has gotten a lot of attention recently. Those health risks include increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess […]