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[UK] More than 120,000 people hospitalised with smoking-related diseases in England - which area was worst?

Public Health England has revealed a breakdown of patients across the country who had emergency hospital admissions due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
The Mirror (uk)
added May 5, 2016 11:54

[UK] Local Tobacco Control Profiles

Public Health England (uk)
added May 5, 2016 11:54

ROGERS: What Is the CDC Implying with this Vaping PSA?

Is vaping partly to blame for Kristy’s lung collapsing? That’s the question you might be asking after seeing this ad: That’s a screengrab of an in-app ad for a Centers for Disease Control campaign called “Tips from Former Smokers,” which has been goin
added May 4, 2016 21:59

Sick Kids in Colorado Are Testing Positive for THC, Flagging Concern over Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine just released research that raises concerns about secondhand marijuana smoke in the recreational-marijuana-approved state — traces of THC were found in one in six infants and toddlers admitted t
The Science Explorer (ca)
added May 4, 2016 20:32

Review: Jenny Diski’s ‘In Gratitude,’ an Uphill Life on and Off Cancer Road

Diski has two particularly unpleasant diseases, lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis...wrote frequently about her long-term love affair with smoking. This topic is not discussed ...Yet there she is on this book’s cover, stylishly wielding a cigarette.
New York Times
added May 2, 2016 04:37

[Florida] The effects of secondhand smoke on pets

It's a topic Pensacola veterinarian Dr. Laura Hall deals with often.... Hall said pets that live in homes with smokers often have coats stained with tobacco smoke residue. "The animals are full of smoke. You can bathe them ten times and the smell won't c
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58

[Colorado] [4460.8] Marijuana Exposure in Children Hospitalized for Bronchiolitis

CONCLUSIONS: One in six young children in our study was exposed to marijuana. Marijuana should never been smoked in the presence of children. More research needs to be done to investigate secondhand marijuana exposure, and to track the impact of changing
Pediatric Academic Societies
added Apr 30, 2016 15:42

[Colorado] One in six children hospitalized for lung inflammation positive for marijuana exposure

A new study to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting found that one in six infants and toddlers admitted to a Colorado hospital with coughing, wheezing and other symptoms of bronchiolitis tested positive for marijuana exposure. Th
added Apr 30, 2016 15:40

[Colorado] Children exposed to marijuana smoke may absorb traces of the drug

Parents who smoke marijuana need to be aware that their children are being exposed to drug compounds as well as the toxic effects of secondhand smoke. Until more robust studies determine the impact of this exposure, it’s best to take a conservative appro
added Apr 30, 2016 15:39

[Nebraska] COFFEY: Smoking was seen as a sign of sophistication

my mother was born in an era that birthed some of the most glamorous actresses in Hollywood...despite my pointing out that oxygen is highly flammable and that was perhaps not the best idea. While she eventually quit, it was too little, too late. Followin
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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