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[UK] A systematic review of grandparents’ influence on grandchildren’s cancer risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many lifestyle patterns are established when children are young. ...For a practice such as smoking, it is during the teenage years that this habit is generally established. Smoking, diet and physical activity, along with excess weight, have been identifie
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'

smoking around the children, even when they had been asked not to, became an area of conflict between grandparents and parents. Conversely, in certain cases, the birth of a grandchild became a catalyst to a grandparent giving up smoking - or changing thei
BBC Online
added Nov 15, 2017 15:19
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Grandparents are posing serious health risks to children, scientists warn

They spoil their grandchildren with sweet "treats" and big helpings of fattening food, and expose their young lungs to second hand tobacco smoke, it is alleged.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:31
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[UK] Simon Cowell cuts down from 80 cigarettes to just TWO a day and gives up vodka... as he embarks on health kick following his shock fall at home

That's it! X Factor head judge Simon told the publication: 'I've cut down smoking to two [cigarettes] a day. That's it!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:15
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[Europe] Kadenbach MEP: Tobacco warnings should mention chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Progress has been made on tobacco products health warnings but the next round of graphic labelling should also mention the less-known chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which happens to be the second cause of death worldwide, MEP Karin Kadenba
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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3T® Heat not Burn On Fire In Arkansas

Vapor Tobacco Manufacturing announces Tobacco Superstores, one of the largest tobacco store chains in the USA, and Tobacco Town have added the 3T® organic technology Heat not Burn products in all their Arkansas locations.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 22:05
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The 'Fearsome Five' Brands Show Continued Growth in the BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable U.S. Brands 2018 Ranking

The BrandZ Top 10 Most Valuable U.S. Brands 2018 ... 10 Marlboro Tobacco 91,507 +5%
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 22:04
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The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14
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3 benefits of tobacco-free policies at colleges and universities

Besides helping to reduce smoking rates, smoke- and tobacco-free policies also change attitudes toward tobacco use, eliminate secondhand smoke exposure and make it easier for smokers to quit. Working to prevent tobacco use among college students is espec
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:21
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