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Young People May Respond Better to Upbeat Health Messages

Health and safety campaigns with positive messages might better persuade young people to avoid risky behaviors such as smoking and unprotected sex than campaigns that highlight health dangers, a new study suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2013 12:05
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 13, 2013 14:12
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Third-hand tobacco smoke exposure and respiratory complaints in children: A cross-sectional study

THS exposure was significantly associated with increased risk for respiratory complaints in children. This adds to the limited knowledge about the health effects of THS exposure in children and suggests that more research on this topic is needed.
European Respiratory Society (ch)
added Sep 12, 2013 14:42
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2013 14:39
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E-cigarettes Not Without Risk

These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. * Contrary to other recent reports, this handful of small studies suggest that e-cigarettes may be associated with adverse lung function immedia
MedPage Today
added Sep 10, 2013 13:45
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Characteristics and outcomes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in never smokers in Denmark: a prospective population study

Compared with current and former smokers, never smokers with COPD had different characteristics and milder disease, limited to the lungs. However, morbidity due to lung-related hospital admissions was nonetheless substantial in never smokers with COPD.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 7, 2013 23:25
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[Canada] EPP: Determining marijuana's 'safety'

perhaps marijuana -- if it ever is decriminalized -- should be treated the same as tobacco. That is... heavily taxed, regulated, its sale to minors restricted, and its use as a cigarette not permitted in public buildings, places of employment, government
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Sep 6, 2013 17:01
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[UK] Lung diseases kill one in 10 Europeans, with greatest risk in Britain

A comprehensive study of mortality rates across the continent, carried out by the European Respiratory Society (ERS), concluded that respiratory diseases cost nearly a million lives and 400 billion euros every year. Conditions including lung cancer, chr
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:08
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars to give kids chance to thrive

The Asthma Foundation supports Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia’s intention to make cars with young passengers smokefree as part of the Government’s goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:43
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Secondhand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

* Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence suggests a pathologic link between secondhhand smoke and respiratory illness in children. Children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than those wi
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2013 09:19
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