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More U.S. Parents Smoking Pot Around Kids

Progress made in limiting kids' exposure to secondhand smoke could be undermined by the increasing popularity of pot, a new study suggests. "As we are removing cigarette smoke -- and that's a major public policy achievement -- that success will be attenu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 13:31
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[Asia, Connecticut] Three-day conference on China, U.S. healthcare wraps up at Yale University

Jody L. Sindelar...shared her insights on the new approaches to smoking cessation through behavioral economics, financial incentives, windows of opportunities and wearables. Sindelar also discussed her ongoing work in China to reduce secondhand smoke for
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2018 01:39
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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[New Zealand] Health Ministry abandons its legal fight against tobacco sticks

The Ministry of Heath has abandoned its legal fight to stop a tobacco giant importing and selling tobacco sticks designed to be heated instead of burned like cigarettes. HEETS are tobacco sticks or refills that are heated in an electronic device, rather
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 12, 2018 22:21
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[Africa, South Africa] Kids exposed to second hand smoke more likely to land up in ICU, says Dr

Second hand tobacco smoke directly increases the risk of many respiratory illnesses and infections in children, explains Dr Salome Abbott. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get pneumonia, bronchitis, and other severe long-term prob
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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ICPSRSummer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

The PATH Study is a household-based, nationally representative, longitudinal cohort study of approximately 46,000 adults and youth (ages 12 and up) in the US. The Study was launched in 2011 to inform the FDA's regulatory activities under the 2009 Family S
National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (ICPSR, University of Michigan)
added May 11, 2018 21:47
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Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report

In 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability‐adjusted life years, with illicit drugs costing a further tens of millions. Europeans proportionately suffered more but in absolute terms t
Addiction
added May 11, 2018 20:34
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Alcohol, Tobacco Cause More Health Harm Than Illegal Drugs

It's smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol -- and not taking illegal drugs -- that pose the greatest risks to people's health, a new international study contends. Researchers found that alcohol and tobacco use combined cost more than a quarter of a billio
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 20:30
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[New Zealand] Exposure to second-hand smoke doubles rates of asthma and wheezing in infants

In a New Zealand first, University of Otago, Christchurch, researchers have analysed nicotine levels in infants’ hair to get a true measure of the impact of passive smoking on respiratory problems. The researchers found 15-month-olds with high levels of
University of Otago (nz)
added May 11, 2018 20:28
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[Wisconsin] PrideFest rejects Big Tobacco sponsorship in support of LGBT Health

Twenty LGBT and allied health organizations are applauding Milwaukee Pride for saying “no thanks” to Big Tobacco funding for this year’s PrideFest celebration. The decision builds on the Milwaukee Pride board’s decision last year to provide several toba
Milwaukee (WI) Independent
added May 11, 2018 20:25
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