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Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the frailty syndrome in US older adults

In the US nonsmoking older adult population, exposure to SHS was associated with an increased frequency of frailty. More efforts are needed to protect older adults from SHS, especially at home and in other areas not covered by smoke-free regulations.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 13, 2015 15:07
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RESEARCH REPORT: New second-hand-smoke risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of frailty in older people, especially those living with smokers, says a study in the April issue of the journal Age. People who lived with one smoker had a 40% greater risk of frailty compared with those
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 13, 2015 15:05
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[Canada] Support A Smoke Free Nunavut! Ban Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Housing and Save Our Children!

AMAZING! 102 signatures online!!! I have been collecting signatures around town too! So far collected 84 around Iqaluit. I will be collecting more in the coming weeks. Please continue to pass this petition to your friends, colleagues, family, place of bu
The Petition Site
added Apr 13, 2015 11:53
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[Canada] Nunavut woman launches petition to ban smoking inside multi-unit buildings

Sharon Angnakak is looking for 1,000 Nunavummiut willing to support a territory-wide ban on indoor smoking in multi-dwelling buildings. Last week the Iqaluit woman launched an online petition drive to gain support from 1,000 people in Nunavut for this g
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:52
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[Canada] FAMILY LIFE: Second-hand marijuana smoke may affect child's brain

Q: Whenever I visit my granddaughter's house I can smell pot smoke. ...A: Currently marijuana is not legalized in Canada. Much debate continues as to the legalization of this substance. I will forgo that discussion here.
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:26
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[Minnesota] Discarded cigarette butt caused fire that destroyed Duluth apartment building

A discarded cigarette butt started the Easter Sunday fire that destroyed a Duluth apartment building and displaced 19 families, authorities said Thursday. “No charges are going to be filed; it was accidental,” said Duluth Fire Marshal Marnie Grondah
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 10, 2015 16:19
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51
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ROBBINS: Global warming didn't give Malia asthma: Column

Which brings us back to her father and his Marlboros... Research funded by the National Institutes of Health has shown that smoking outside doesn't totally protect children from secondhand smoke. Even when smoking is done outside, nicotine in infants' ha
USA Today
added Apr 10, 2015 02:52
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[Minnesota] More rentals go smoke free

Owners of multi-unit rental properties continued to implement smoke-free rules last year, surpassing expectations of a local anti-tobacco group that has been promoting the benefits of such policies to landlords and renters.
Red Wing (MN) Republican Eagle
added Apr 9, 2015 15:35
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Secondhand smoke still on the rise

Statistics from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show that reduced exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, African-Americans, those living in poverty and those living in rental housing.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 9, 2015 00:01
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