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[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home to save children

SMOKING should be stubbed out in Scottish homes, according to an expert on environmental health who said it would reduce rates of serious illness in children. Ivy Shiue, of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, has urged Scottish ministers to extend the
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:37

[UK-Scotland] Impact of passive smoking revealed

Exactly eight years after the nation's historic March 2006 public tobacco ban, non-smokers are still paying the price of those who light up in their homes. A detailed analysis of surveys of thousands of Scottish households found increased risk of stroke
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:19

[Ireland] Smoking ban has saved 'hundreds of lives'

HEALTH organisations have hailed the saving of "hundreds of lives" as the smoking ban marks its 10th anniversary today, with the number of smokers down by a quarter as a direct result. The Irish Cancer Society said the smoking ban was "a tipping point"
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 24, 2014 10:07

Nicotine Acutely Inhibits Erectile Tumescence by Altering Heart Rate Variability

HRV mediated the association between nicotine ingestion and erectile capacity. Findings suggest that dysfunctional cardiac autonomic tone may be an underlying mechanism by which nicotine exerts its deleterious effects on erectile health.
added Mar 22, 2014 23:35

[UK] Woman who had legs amputated because of smoking disease may also lose her arms

Former barmaid Victoria Marks is now demanding the Government put her picture on cigarette packets as a health warning to others. The 41-year-old had her first cigarette aged 13 and smoked heavily through her teens and twenties.
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 19, 2014 13:11

[UK] Liskeard woman who had legs amputated because of smoking wants to be a health warning to others

A brave woman is demanding the Government put her picture on cigarette packets as a health warning - after she had both her legs amputated because of her 20-a-day habit. Former barmaid Victoria Marks, 41, puffed her first cigarette aged 13 and smoked he
Western Morning News (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:08

Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study

British researchers analyzed bone-healing stem cells in blood samples taken from the area of the fracture in 50 smokers and nonsmokers with broken legs. The bone-healing cells in nonsmokers were of better quality, were more active and divided more quick
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 22:07

[UK] 'Smoking cost me my legs - and I might also lose my arms, too': Mother with 20-a-day habit until she was 31 demands her picture is put on cigarette packs as a warning

Victoria Marks, 41, has Buerger's disease which is linked to smoking It slowly starves her limbs of oxygen meaning the tissue dies It is feared she will now lose her arms as well as her legs She smoked from the age of 13 to the age of 31 when she gave up
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:46

Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57

[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29
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