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1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41
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High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:37
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Study: High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a U
EurekAlert
added Feb 27, 2015 10:33
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[California] San Mateo aiming for smoke ban: City Council prioritizes addressing secondhand smoke in apartments

Confronted by increasing complaints about the harmful impacts of smoking in apartment buildings, the City Council officially stepped on board in considering protective measures during its annual goal-setting study session Wednesday night.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 09:35
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[Europe] Father's Smoking Preconception Influences Baby's Asthma Risk

A baby’s asthma development is linked to parental smoking before their conception, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS)’s International Congress, held Sept. 6-10 in Munich, Germany.
HCPLive.com (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
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[Texas] El Paso public housing communities wil be smoke-free

The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso will seek to create safer and healthier environments by making all of its public housing smoke-free, according to a new policy that the authority's commissioners adopted.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:46
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[UK] Should smokers or e-cigarette users be allowed to foster children?

Plymouth would not ban e-cigarette users, and even ordinary smokers, from fostering a child - according to the council's latest information. But Cornwall is among more than a dozen local authorities that wouldn't let families foster a child if someone i
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28
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[Pennsylvania] Condo buildings are banning smoking, even in residents' own units

High-rise condo buildings such as the Dorchester and Society Hill Towers and luxury buildings such as the St. James are starting to ban resident smoking - even in residents' own units. "There is now a growing trend in condominiums nationwide, and especia
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Feb 22, 2015 10:27
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[UK] Couple banned from adopting child after husband seen using e-cigarette

decision by social workers at Staffordshire County Council came after the pair had passed a long series of tests to qualify as parents. They were told they could not adopt...despite experts saying that ‘vaping’ poses little or no threat to children in th
Gloucester Citizen (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:38
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[UK] Secondhand smoke campaign launches across Kent following national vote

Public Health England – supported by Kent County Council – has launched a campaign to highlight the hidden damage that secondhand smoke can cause to children’s health, following the government’s decision to end smoking in cars carrying children.
KCC Media Hub (Kent County Council) (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 05:58
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