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KLEIMAN: Let’s not panic about e-cigarettes

Unless and until someone can point to demonstrated and serious risks, rather than speculative ones, e-cigarettes ought to be thought of mostly as a part of the solution rather than as a part of the problem. (The Reality-Based Community)
added Sep 7, 2013 18:42

[Alabama] Study: Sheffield workers at risk

Full-time workers in Sheffield restaurants and bars that allow indoor smoking are exposed to levels of air pollution 18 times higher than what is found in non-smoking venues, according to a study by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Roswell Park Cancer
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Aug 6, 2013 14:47

AAP joins other organizations in stop smoking campaign

Pediatrics is among five medical organizations taking part in a new smoking prevention initiative called Talk with Your Doctor, which encourages smokers to quit. The effort by these organizations, representing nearly 600,000 physicians, is an extension o
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 23, 2013 02:50

Large majority of adults have smoke-free rules in homes, vehicles

Four out of five U.S. adults report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their homes and three out of four report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their vehicles, according to a study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, a publication
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 17, 2013 13:04

Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year

The bulk of those annual savings - $341 million - would come from reduced health care expenditures related to secondhand smoke. The study also estimates savings of $108 million in annual renovation expenses and $72 million in annual smoking-related fire
added Apr 17, 2013 07:41

The Fenway Institute Applauds CDC's 'Tips from Former Smokers' Campaign's LGBT Focus

eatures a lesbian who suffers from asthma triggered by working in a smoke-filled bar. Recently released data from the CDC shows that LGBT people smoke cigarettes at rates that are nearly 70% higher than the general population. The Fenway Institute and oth
PR Web
added Mar 28, 2013 16:40

Frequently Asked Questions - About The Tips Campaign - Tips From Former Smokers

* Why is this campaign running when people are well aware of the dangers of smoking? * Is this a good use of government funds? * Everyone knows smoking is very bad for your health. What new information are these ads providing?
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 28, 2013 12:14

[Utah] Study: Salt Lake City airport’s smoking areas don’t protect non-smokers

says the airport literally is sending passengers’ health up in smoke with such rooms. The airport disputes that, and contends that its system is more effective in protecting nonsmokers from secondhand smoke than total bans — which it says are often violat
Salt Lake Tribune
added Nov 21, 2012 15:37

[District of Columbia] Dulles airport travelers at higher risk of secondhand smoke

Travelers passing though Dulles International Airport this holiday season may be at higher risk of inhaling secondhand smoke. Dulles International is one of five major airports with designated smoking areas.
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Nov 21, 2012 14:50

Secondhand smoke at five major airports puts flyers at risk: CDC

Thanksgiving travelers who pass through the five major U.S. airports that still allow indoor smoking in designated public rooms face a hidden health hazard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
added Nov 20, 2012 19:12
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