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Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Stroke

SHS exposure is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke. Future studies are needed to confirm these findings and examine the role of long-term effects of SHS exposure on stroke outcomes.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 10, 2015 10:47
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[Alabama] Nonsmokers at increased risk of stroke from secondhand smoke

University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Leslie McClure, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biostatistics, is senior author of a new paper published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that finds exposure to SHS also increased the risk of strok
University of Alabama at Birmingham
added Jul 10, 2015 10:45
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Secondhand smoke increases stroke risk by 30 percent for nonsmokers

"Our findings suggest the possibility for adverse health outcomes such as stroke among nonsmokers exposed to SHS and add to the body of evidence supporting stricter smoking regulations. Future research will need to investigate the role of cardiovascular
EurekAlert
added Jul 10, 2015 10:38
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Impact of smoking on California's economy in decline at $18.1 billion per year

Nicotine & Tobacco Research publishes the third in a series of studies on the cost of smoking... While an $18.1 billion cost of smoking is still quite an economic burden for California to bear, the results of this study show that, overall, the state's tob
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 9, 2015 10:20
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[Ireland, USA] O'DOWD: Big Tobacco’s sleazy Irish American enforcer Thomas J. Donohue

The Irish American Brooklyn native...who's paid $3.7million a year in part to promote tobacco and its inevitable outcome, lung cancer, will have none of it. He also flies in a private jet when promoting his ‘defend tobacco’ message. He warned Irish lead
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:29
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BEARD: Secondhand Smoke Is Making Us and Our Children Sick

Even though blacks and whites smoke at approximately the same rate—and despite a two-decade-long public health campaign both to reduce smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke—researchers found that 45 percent of black Americans remain exposed to secondh
The Root
added Jun 22, 2015 07:06
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[South Carolina] Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

Scriven said Roof confided that he was unhappy, bouncing between the homes of his divorced parents. He would stay for days at the mobile home park, smoking American Spirit cigarettes and drinking hard, Scriven said. Then he would go home for a day or two
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 14:53
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CVS launches health, beauty makeover for drugstores hit by slower sales since tobacco exit

CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers and a shot of ethnic diversity in some cases to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 14:24
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Kentucky tobacco farm suits allege low pay, poor housing

Lawsuits has been filed against five tobacco farms in Kentucky by migrant workers claiming they were paid insufficient wages and forced to live in deplorable conditions despite being hired through the federal H-2A program.
Farm World
added Jun 11, 2015 10:49
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[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42
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