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Major 'third-hand smoke' compound causes DNA damage -- and potentially cancer

now research suggests that it could pose a far more serious threat, especially to young children who put toys and other smoke-affected items into their mouths. Scientists reported today that one compound from this “third-hand smoke,” which forms when
American Chemical Society
added Mar 17, 2014 21:55
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Third-Hand Smoke Poses Real Dangers

The latest research, funded by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, was published by the American Chemical Society on March 16. It states that young children are at high risk when they put toys in their mouth that have been exposed to third-hand
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Mar 17, 2014 14:20
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[Pennsylvania] State wants landlords to ban smoking

Wolf, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, delivered that message to landlords at the beginning of the year. It was more of an encouragement than a mandate. But it appears to have resonated as housing sites across the state have either ba
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Mar 14, 2014 14:14
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Smokers next door? Let the renter beware in Utah

"Unless it's public housing, there is very little we can do because most apartments are privately owned," said Lori Buttars, spokesman for the Weber-Morgan department. However, smoke-free policies in apartments and condominiums are permitted under feder
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Mar 13, 2014 18:02
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[Japan] Does Smoking Tobacco at Home Make Your Dog’s Respiratory Disease Worse?

While Dr. Yamaya told Decoded Science that she suspects that PTSE may trigger respiratory disease, the team was not able to determine whether it was the initiating factor in any of the animals in this study, as only dogs admitted to the Animal Medical Ce
Decoded Science
added Mar 10, 2014 12:43
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

An anti-smoking activist and community-health specialist has urged the government to ban smoking in cars and even homes to protect children's health. Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smo
South China Morning Post
added Mar 9, 2014 23:47
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29
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[Finland] Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study

results show the pervasive effect of exposure to parental smoking on children's vascular health up to 25 years later. There must be continued efforts to reduce smoking among adults to protect young people and to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
European Heart Journal
added Mar 5, 2014 13:58
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Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids' arteries

The research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children's artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood. "Exposure to passiv
Reuters
added Mar 5, 2014 13:33
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Smokers Ban Home Smoking When They See Dangers to Their Kids

Smokers were twice as likely to strictly enforce a smoke-free home policy if they recognized the dangers posed to their children by residues left behind from smoking, according to a study published online March 3 in Pediatrics.
Medical Tribune
added Mar 4, 2014 16:49
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