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13 Ways to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

1. Open a Window Adequate ventilation is key to...2. Ban Smoking “Absolutely no cigarette smoke,” says Norman Edelman, M.D., senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association. Secondhand smoke impairs respiratory health and is responsible for s
Consumer Reports
added Sep 30, 2017 21:34
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Smoking Policy Change Within Permanent Supportive Housing (PDF)

Our findings demonstrate the feasibility of implementing smoke-free policies in PSH for formerly homeless adults. However, policy alone appears insufficient to trigger change in smoking behavior, highlighting the need for additional cessation resources t
Journal of Community Health
added Sep 28, 2017 20:43
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Lung Association to Offer Quit-Smoking Programs for Residents of Public Housing with Support from Anthem Foundation

Ahead of smokefree public housing rule, Lung Association will provide Freedom From Smoking to help residents break tobacco addiction
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:38
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[Canada] Campaign targets parents who smoke near children

The Quebec ministry of health and social services is among the organizations behind a new campaign aimed at educating the province’s parents about the dangers second-hand smoke pose to children. The Smoke-Free Family campaign is being organized by Capsan
Canadian Press
added Sep 24, 2017 14:21
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Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Specifically, it found that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were more likely to have asthma by age 7. The same was true for those whose mothers experienced extreme stress or depression during the child's first three years. Researchers aren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 27, 2017 06:37
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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[California] No Smoking Ordinance Passed By Beverly Hills City Council

On a first reading, the Beverly Hills City Council has passed an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in multi-unit properties including apartments, duplexes and condominiums. The ordinance is scheduled for a final vote and adoption at the Oct. 3 City Co
Patch.org
added Sep 23, 2017 00:16
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[Virginia] Community meeting helps set the stage for new "smoke free" public housing policy

The new "smoke free" policy for public housing goes into effect in July 2018, so community meetings are helping people learn more. It's a chance to make living conditions healthier at places like Crescent Halls, but some saw a new "smoke free" policy as
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:12
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Dogs Who Live with Smokers May Suffer from Premature Aging

A recent study suggests that these dogs are at risk of premature aging and inflammation, which may well shorten their life span. Although there is extensive research on the effects of second-hand tobacco smoke in human beings, there has not been a lot of
Psychology Today
added Sep 20, 2017 23:51
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[Australia] Tobacco-smoke residue that lingers in furniture, curtains and house dust can still be harmful

There is growing evidence that third-hand smoke contamination is extensive and can linger for extended periods. Non-smokers can be exposed to third-hand smoke from breathing residual gases, touching surfaces and swallowing dust. Chemical reactions of nic
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 19, 2017 00:22
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