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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28

[Florida] Terminally ill couple who met in a hospice smoking room tie the knot (after the bride took three days to accept his proposal and the groom forgot the ring)

Triple amputee Whaley said he and Rivera bonded...both rode their wheelchairs up the aisle and exchanged vows in the courtyard of the Florida hospice where they both met while being treated for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:10

[UK] Almost 90,000 children spared illness by smoking ban: 11,000 fewer a year admitted to hospital with lung infections since law was introduced

Smoking inside public buildings - including restaurants, train stations and pubs - was banned throughout England in June 2007. Analysis of hospital admissions data shows a dramatic drop in the number of children treated for serious breathing problems in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 12:58
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[UK] Smoke-free legislation and childhood hospitalisations for respiratory tract infections

The introduction of national smoke-free legislation in England was associated with ∼11 000 fewer hospital admissions per year for RTIs in children.
European Respiratory Journal
added May 29, 2015 09:18

[UK] Smoking ban 'boosts child health'

Many thousands of children may have been spared serious illness and admission to hospital by the smoking ban in England, research has shown. The law making it illegal to smoke in public indoor places saw 11,000 fewer children being admitted to hospital e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:15

[UK] Smoking ban 'reduced annual rate of child respiratory problems by 11,000'

Researchers say introduction of UK’s smoke-free legislation in 2007 was followed by immediate 3.5% drop in admissions among under-15s, saving the health service £17m a year
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:14

[UK] Child Hospital Admissions Fell After Smoking Ban

"Although our results cannot definitively establish a cause and effect, the rigorous analysis clearly shows that the introduction of smoke-free legislation was associated with significant reductions in hospital admissions among children," he said.
Sky News (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:12

[UK] Smoke ban ‘saved children’, University of Edinburgh study shows ($$)

Scientists said that breathing in second-hand smoke increased susceptibility to bacterial or viral lung diseases
Times Of London (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:11
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[UK] Smoking ban in England 'cuts child hospital admissions'

Thousands of children have been spared serious illness and hospital treatment since the smoking ban was introduced in England in 2007, research suggests. The study, in the European Respiratory Journal, looked at 1.6 million hospital admissions of under-1
BBC Online
added May 29, 2015 09:10
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Steam Stones Safer Than Hookah, But Only If You Smoke Them Right

addition to the synthetic smoking market is called steam stones, which can be easily procured on Amazon or eBay ...They are then heated in the heads of hookah devices...stones don't contain nicotine, although some brands do.
Inside Science (American Institute of Physics)
added May 27, 2015 16:38
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