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Breast-Feeding Suffers in Homes With Smokers: Study

New mothers who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home stop breast-feeding sooner than those in smoke-free households, researchers report. "Just being in a smoking household -- whether it was the husband, mother or member of the extended family -- reduc
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2018 20:32
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BANZHAF: Right-To-Smoke Myth Shattered by HUD's National Smoking Ban -- Public Interest Law Professor John Banzhaf

Not surprisingly, smokers groups - this time even joined by Reason Magazine - continue to insist that such bans are unconstitutional or otherwise illegal, and that there is some kind of right to smoke. For example, in a so far unsuccessful law suit again
MENAFN.com
added Aug 7, 2018 18:23
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[Virginia] Public housing officials enforce federal ban on smoking

Public housing authority executives say their local agencies met or exceeded the nationwide Aug. 1 federal deadline for turning their properties into no-smoking zones. Not everyone is happy about it, they report, but reactions have been mixed. People w
Coalfield.com (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson (VA) Star and The Post)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:17
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Adolescent Tobacco Smoke Exposure, Respiratory Symptoms, and Emergency Department Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

Different TSE measures uniquely increased the risk of TSE-related symptoms, but any TSE increased the risk of having a higher number of ED and/or UC visits. The providers at these high-volume settings should offer interventions to adolescents who are expo
Pediatrics
added Aug 7, 2018 18:10
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ARCHIVE: Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Pediatric Healthcare Visits and Hospitalizations [FREE FULL TEXT]

High SHSe is associated with increased healthcare utilization. The emergency department and inpatient settings are important venues in which to routinely offer cessation and SHSe reduction interventions.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 7, 2018 18:07
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Secondhand smoke poses greater risks for teens: Study

they found more than one-third of teens were around others who smoked for at least one hour a day for the past seven days...more likely to report shortness of breath, difficulty exercising compared with peers, wheezing during or after exercise, a dry coug
ABC News
added Aug 7, 2018 18:05
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

While the primary goal of the ban is to improve indoor air quality and reduce residents’ exposure to secondhand smoke, it may also help low-income smokers be more successful at quitting, researchers note in PLOS One. The researchers analyzed data from
Reuters
added Aug 6, 2018 22:35
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Secondhand smoke is giving teens severe breathing problems: Just one hour of exposure increases their risk of being too sick to go to school, study says

Researchers say that teens who were around secondhand smoke for just an hour a day were more likely to report shortness of breath, wheezing, dry cough and having trouble performing physical activities...that live at home with a smoker were likely to ofte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 17:06
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[Louisiana] Public housing residents cope with smoking ban

Since the apartment complex banned smoking July 1, Crochet now often finds herself grouped together with several other residents on benches outside the building to smoke. The smoking ban at Bayou Towers is part of a nationwide rule that went into effect
Houma (LA) Courier
added Aug 6, 2018 14:45
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Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

The Rhode Island Department of Health says all 25 public housing authorities are in compliance. Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside public housing or near the outside of the buildings, to help prevent smoke from drifting indoors. Health Department Di
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Aug 6, 2018 14:38
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