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[Massachusetts] Smoke ban being considered for Quincy public housing properties

The housing authority, which manages 938 state-funded and 650 federally funded residential units in Quincy, recently sent out a “Smoke-Free Housing Survey” to its tenants, a copy of which was obtained by The Patriot Ledger on Tuesday.
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 24, 2015 15:15

VIDEO: Smoking Exposure and Your Child's Heart Health

Does exposure to second-hand smoke increase a child's risk for cardiovascular disease?
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 24, 2015 13:12

Parental smoking increases risk of future heart disease for kids

Parents can reduce their children's risk of heart disease by not smoking in the home and smoking well away from their children. The new study, published in Circulation, adds to the growing evidence demonstrating that parents smoking can have a long-term
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:14

[Finland] Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults

The study included people in Finland whose exposure as children to parents' smoke was measured in 1980 and 1983. In 2001 and 2007, the participants were checked for plaque accumulation in their neck (carotid) arteries, a sign of heart disease.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2015 19:08

[Finland] Exposure to Parental Smoking in Childhood is Associated with Increased Risk of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Children exposed to environmental tobacco smoke (passive smoke) have a poorer cardiovascular health profile1. Recently, we demonstrated that exposure to parental smoking in childhood was associated with lower endothelial-dependent flow-mediated dilatatio
added Mar 23, 2015 19:08

[Finland] Exposure to Parental Smoking in Childhood is Associated with Increased Risk of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study

Conclusions—Children of parents that smoke have increased risk of developing carotid atherosclerotic plaque in adulthood. However, parents who exercise good smoking hygiene can lessen their child's risk of developing plaque.
added Mar 23, 2015 18:59

Smoking in front of your kids may increase their risk of heart disease as adults

Kids exposed to their parents' smoking may have a higher risk of developing heart disease in adulthood than those whose parents didn't smoke, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 23, 2015 18:53

[New York] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: With smoking, government vs. private space require compromise

As long as government refuses to outlaw tobacco as it does other addictive substances, it needs to back off when it comes to restricting people from smoking in their own personal space.
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Mar 23, 2015 06:34

[Illinois] GHRIST: My View: Neighbor's smoking is ruining my life

The condo association has not been helpful. These people would be screaming the loudest if someone on the other side of their cardboard wall were blowing smoke into their unit and ruining their stuff and health. I have invited the county Health Departmen
Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Mar 21, 2015 19:35

[New York] Secondhand smoke a smoldering issue, especially in housing complexes

The housing authorities in Dolgeville and Oneida have made some of their buildings smoke-free. And the Utica Municipal Housing Authority has three smoke-free buildings and is in the process of implementing a no-smoking policy in its senior housing. Once
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Mar 19, 2015 14:32
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