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Smoking shisha could increase risk of heart attacks, researchers find


Finally a research into Shisha use. For a long time now we have noticed that a lot of young people regularly attend shisha bars and could have 1-2hrs of Shisha session; and Carbon monoxide readings done afterwards are always in the red zone above 10ppm. Interestingly whilst we are trying to come to grips on how to tackle this issue; supporting those trying to stop this habit and dependency with licensed pharmacotherapies; a new group of young people have started showing interest in the use of the novel e-cig. Smoking cessation therapies have to be evidenced and in their evidenced state be flexible enough to tackle the ever emerging dynamic intinially smoking and now vaping world. All focused on the long term work of denormalizing smoking.

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12 Aug 2014

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