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UC study: Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health

Secondhand smoke linked to poor health, higher absenteeism, increased likelihood to seek medical attention
EurekAlert
added Aug 22, 2018 19:41
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Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health

Teens exposed to just one hour of secondhand smoke per week are: 1.5 times more likely to find it harder to exercise; 2 times more likely to experience wheezing during or after exercise; 2 times more likely to have a dry cough at night; 1.5 times more li
ScienceDaily
added Aug 22, 2018 19:38
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[New York] HUD smoke-free housing takes effect

The Tobacco Action Coalition of the Fingers Lakes partnered with Wayne County Public Health to hold a tenant meeting in the beginning stages of the process, providing information, listening to tenants’ concerns and answering questions.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 20, 2018 16:04
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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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[New York] Letter: Smoking ban been good for residents

a resident of Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority contacted me desperate for relief from the second-hand smoke that was aggravating her lungs. She had developed a pulmonary illness from being on the Critical Incident Team at Ground Zero after 9/11. S
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Aug 20, 2018 15:43
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Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Increases Death From COPD in Adulthood

increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...also suggests secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood increases the risk of death not only from COPD but also from ischemic heart disease and stroke.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Aug 20, 2018 15:41
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[UK] Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, according to US research. The researchers said childhood passive smoking was "likely to add seven deaths to every 100,000 non-smoking adult
BBC Online
added Aug 20, 2018 16:02
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[Maine] LETTER: Marijuana causing condo anxiety

The case doesn’t address the medications available to those with anxiety issues. When I look it up, marijuana isn’t listed. The Public Health Law Center (and the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers) contends marijuana’s secondhand
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 19, 2018 20:47
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[UK] Call for smoke ban in the home to protect children

CANCER scientists have renewed calls for smoking to be banned in the home, as almost a third of smokers’ children are left likely to die from lung disease in adulthood. Older people exposed to passive smoking in childhood have been found to be far more pr
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 18, 2018 15:48
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