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[Canada] FAMILY LIFE: Second-hand marijuana smoke may affect child's brain

Q: Whenever I visit my granddaughter's house I can smell pot smoke. ...A: Currently marijuana is not legalized in Canada. Much debate continues as to the legalization of this substance. I will forgo that discussion here. (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:26
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Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study / Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Forty-two percent of the women prescribed narcotics smoked during pregnancy, compared to 26 percent of the women not prescribed narcotics. The more cigarettes women smoked daily, the more likely she was to give birth to a baby with withdrawal.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:18

What we Know About Electronic Cigarettes

reliably delivers a small quantity of nicotine without any of the harmful chemicals found in tobacco cigarettes...studies show that nicotine may have beneficial effects...create no smoke, only water vapor, eliminating the harmful effects of second-hand sm
Neull's Electronic Smokes
added Apr 7, 2015 13:33

A New Designer Drug That Causes ‘Excited Delirium’ Is Sweeping Florida

Flakka is mostly made out of synthetic amphetamine like cathiones which can also be found in bath salts. The drug can be acquired in a crystalline-form just like methamphetamines. ...The most common method is to smoke it using an e-cigarette. This way, on
Daily Science Journal
added Apr 6, 2015 13:00

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Childhood ADHD

Children exposed to tobacco smoke in the home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) compared to children from smoke free homes according to a new study from Spain.
Science Times
added Apr 6, 2015 12:37

[Spain] Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 3, 2015 13:42

[Spain] Childhood ADHD linked to secondhand smoking

Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) as unexposed kids, according to a new study from Spain. The association was stronger for kids with one or more hours of seco
added Apr 3, 2015 13:41

Nicotine, the Wonder Drug?

This notorious stimulant may enhance learning and help treat Parkinson's, schizophrenia and other neurological diseases.
Discover Magazine
added Apr 2, 2015 19:02

Millions more people across the UK to get dementia tests

Millions more people could be offered dementia tests under new NHS guidelines that class those aged over 60 who drink, smoke or who are obese as being at risk of the disease.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:58

How Does Smoking Affect Multiple Sclerosis?

Cigarettes decidedly complicate MS symptoms, but there is also discussion around whether smoking can cause the disease when combined with other environmental and genetic factors. Doctors have been concerned that cigarettes may be an environmental risk f
added Apr 1, 2015 18:55
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