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Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke

A new American Heart Association statement recommends a "zero tolerance" approach for children's exposure to secondhand smoke. "Parents should consider making their children's environment smoke-free because cigarette smoke exposure is harmful to children
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2016 01:08

Study: 40 percent of children exposed to secondhand smoke

four out of ten children are still exposed to secondhand smoke, at least partially because it remains prevalent in public spaces and apartment buildings, according to a study published in the journal Circulation.
added Sep 13, 2016 01:06

What Should I Do With My Dead Husband’s Journals? The Ethicist

who lived next door failed to extinguish his cigarette and started a fire that affected all three units in our building (mine included). Sadly, both men died... Tell the truth. If you were moving in, you’d want to be told. Why not extend your potential ne
New York Times
added Sep 7, 2016 17:06

head start updates will help protect children from tobacco smoke

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a major update to its Head Start Standards, including a provision that has the potential to help families reduce the amount of secondhand smoke that Head Start students are exposed to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:48

[Korea - South] Experts Call for Smoking Ban at Residential Complexes

Starting September residents can now designate certain areas of housing complexes as non-smoking zones, as long as least half of the inhabitants agree, and upon evaluation by regional authorities such as mayors, and district or county governors.
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:16

[California] Bill allowing landlords to bar medical pot use is dropped

A lawmaker has dropped a bill that would have allowed landlords to bar tenants from smoking medical marijuana in apartments... Wood had said AB 2300 is needed because secondhand smoke can easily travel through windows, doors and shared ventilation system
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2016 22:54

UofL research shows more awareness needed on home environmental exposures that cause lung cancer

found that the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer. The findings highlight a need to raise awareness on these exposure risks and their long-
University of Louisville
added Aug 31, 2016 14:29
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[Arizona] More apartments going smoke-free in East Valley

“It’s the new, hot amenity,” said Sharon Hosfeld, the smoke-free community coordinator for the Arizona Multihousing Association. “Places that have gone smoke-free have a wait list of renters.” More people are opposed to smoking than ever before, said Hos
East Valley (AZ) Tribune
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03
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