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How secondhand smoke boosts sinusitis risk

Secondhand smoke exposure has been implicated as a risk factor for a number of respiratory ailments, including asthma and other conditions including heart disease and cancers of the sinus and lung. Research suggests that there could be a link between s
Health 24 (za)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:39
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[Pennsylvania] City Council: Tobacco use illegal in city parks

It is now illegal to use tobacco products in any city park – even if you’ve reserved a pavilion. City Council approved an amendment to the city code on Monday, outlawing use of any tobacco or vape product in city parks regardless of pavilion reservatio
Warren (PA) Times-Observer
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Phuket market bans smoking

The Phuket City municipality is launching a no-smoking campaign for the weekly Lard Yai market on Thalang Road each Sunday night. Mayor Somjai Suwansuppana said: “We are concerned about the danger of cigarettes, especially secondhand smoke that can be i
The Nation (th)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34
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Florida smokers puff more than counterparts

Slightly more than 13 percent of Florida adults smoked in 2017, but they go through more tobacco than average smokers nationally, a draft report given Tuesday to Florida health officials shows. The findings, culled from the Florida Adult Tobacco Survey,
The Business Journals
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34
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Study calls for more regulation to prevent youth access to e-cigarettes

Professor Greta Hsu...urges attention to regulating youth access to e-cigarettes after tracking changes in e-cigarette designs and website marketing.... E-cigarettes may have the potential to reduce smoking, but big tobacco's involvement and a general lac
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:30
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Exposure to tobacco smoke can considerably impact health of teens

As little as one hour of exposure to tobacco smoke per week can significantly impact the health of teens, according to a University of Cincinnati study published in the September 2018 issue of Pediatrics. "There is no safe level of secondhand smoke expo
News-Medical.net
added Aug 22, 2018 18:24
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Where there's smoke

Okay, so not to talk down to smokers. We get it… smoking is addictive. Or you just plain like it. People have rights… Right? We are talking about city parks here, ladies and gentlemen. Where kids play on playgrounds… Are we missing something here? Isn
Warren (PA) Times-Observer
added Aug 22, 2018 18:08
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[Asia, India] Second hand smoke linked to dry cough among teenagers

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved 7,389 non-smoking US teenagers without asthma.The findings showed that teenagers exposed to just one hour of second-hand smoke per week are 1.5 times more likely to find it harder to exercise and t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:05
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[Ireland] So, you enjoy a social smoke? Can social smoking damage your health and why do we do it?

So, why do some people tend to smoke at social events and nights out, when it isn't something they would usually do day-to-day? "Social smoking is nothing to do with addiction to nicotine," explains Fiona. "It is all about the desire to belong. When we
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:02
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[Asia, China] Over 100 towns in Sri Lanka stop cigarette sales

Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health Ministry said here on Wednesday. According to the Ministry, the Public Health Inspectors (PHIs)
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 22, 2018 18:00
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