Waterpipe tobacco smoking: an emerging health crisis in the United States.

  title={Waterpipe tobacco smoking: an emerging health crisis in the United States.},
  author={Caroline O Cobb and Kenneth D. Ward and Wasim Maziak and A Shihadeh and Thomas E Eissenberg},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  volume={34 3},
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence and potential health risks of waterpipe tobacco smoking. METHODS A literature review was performed to compile information relating to waterpipe tobacco smoking. RESULTS Waterpipe tobacco smoking is increasing in prevalence worldwide; in the United States, 10-20% of some young adult populations are current waterpipe users. Depending on the toxicant measured, a single waterpipe session produces the equivalent of at least 1 and as many as 50 cigarettes… CONTINUE READING
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