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[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / My neighbor's second-hand smoke is making me sick

Recently, more and more smokers have been ordered by courts to pay compensation to people around them who claim the fumes from their smoking have caused health problems for them. As your health problems caused by the smoke are serious, I suggest you go
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:22
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

The policy is being considered for three main reasons: to improve residents’ health, fire safety and public housing stock. Radtke said CHA wants to make the units as smoke-free as possible, especially for residents who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive P
The Maneater (University of Missouri - Columbia)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:31

[New York] Smoking could be snuffed out in MHA housing

The Utica Municipal Housing Authority soon will have three smoke-free buildings, two in new structures and one in a renovation. And the authority is considering banning indoor smoking at its three buildings for seniors and the disabled, said Executive Di
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Nov 17, 2014 12:31

[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34

Secondhand smoke exposure and serum cotinine levels among current smokers in the USA

Smokers living in residences where others smoke inside the home had significantly higher cotinine levels than smokers reporting no SHS exposure, regardless of individual smoking intensity. Future research should target the role that SHS exposure may have
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:32

Children Exposed To Secondhand Smoke, Highway Air Pollution Are More Likely To Gain Weight

Researchers have begun linking secondhand smoke exposure to an increased chance of type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity.
Medical Daily
added Nov 12, 2014 18:26
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[Oklahoma] Nonsmokers living with smokers needed for cancer study

Oklahoma nonsmokers living with smokers have a unique opportunity to participate in an innovative research study designed to determine which types of messages — those targeting smokers or those targeting nonsmokers — have the most impact on household
Moore (OK) American
added Nov 11, 2014 10:40

[Missouri] Housing authority smoking ban still needs final approval

CHA’s decision to ban smoking in public housing units starting on May 1 “has been made,” but the prohibition is still subject to a final vote by the housing authority’s Board of Commissioners, which is scheduled to occur in January.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2014 10:34

VANDIVIER: Learning to Act on Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure to Limit Risk for Coronary Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

the present study emphasizes the need to allocate energy and resources to uncover the effects of SHS exposure and learn how to maximally implement these findings in patients to improve their health.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 10, 2014 23:36

Docs should ask heart patients about secondhand smoke: study

Not all heart disease patients know that secondhand smoke is bad for them – and not all doctors are asking them if they live with a smoker, according to a new study. “Physicians have not been trained to ask patients routinely about secondhand smoke expos
added Nov 10, 2014 23:34
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