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Tobacco exposure before and after birth increases childhood allergies

A large new study evaluated the risk if prenatal and postnatal tobaccos smoke exposure for asthma, rhinitis (inflammation of nasal membranes), and eczema (skin rash). The study was published online on August 18 in the journal Pediatrics by Swedish resear
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:42
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The anthropometry of children and adolescents may be influenced by the prenatal smoking habits of their grandmothers: A longitudinal cohort study

When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked (MGM+M+) girls had reduced height, weight, and fat/lean/bone mass when compared with girls born to smoking mothers whose own mothers had not smoked (MGM−M+). Conclusions This study indicates t
American Journal of Human Biology
added Aug 20, 2014 09:27
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[UK] NEWCASTLE 10-YEAR-OLD HELPS GRANDMOTHER QUIT SMOKING

Bethany, a Year 5 pupil at Thomas Walling Primary Academy in Blakelaw, urged 56-year-old Julie to quit the habit because it made her "really sad and worried" to see her grandmother smoking. All of the nasty things inside cigarettes make you ill and give
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:16
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[Sweden] For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

The study, which followed nearly 4,000 children in Sweden for 16 years, underscores the dangers of parental smoking, experts say. "Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy or infancy increases a child's risk of developing allergic disease even up
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 16:03
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Legal Marijuana For Parents, but Not Their Kids

The brain is still wiring itself during adolescence, and marijuana — or any drug use — during this period essentially trains the reward system to embrace a mind-altering chemical. “We know that 90 percent of adults who are addicted began use in teenage y
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 18, 2014 18:54
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[UK] Chain-smoking mum and son stub out habit after puffing on almost 1.5 MILLION cigarettes

A chain-smoking mum and son have kicked the habit after puffing on more than 1,436,120 cigarettes and spending almost £650,000. Anne Donnelly, 88, and son Tony, 66, smoked for a combined total of 128 years after starting as schoolchildren.
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:32
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FDA taps YouTube star to fight teen smoking

latest weapon to fight teen smoking goes by the name “SkyDoesMinecraft” and can tout more than 10.3 million subscribers on YouTube. The FDA said Friday they have hired Adam Dahlberg, a 21-year-old YouTube star to post anti-smoking public service announce
The Hill
added Aug 16, 2014 16:08
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[Texas] Outdoor Smokers May Still Sicken Kids with Thirdhand Smoke

While parents might think smoking outside the home is a smart idea, new research suggests it might not do much good in protecting the health of children, especially infants.
NEWS92FM (Houston, TX)
added Aug 15, 2014 12:13
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Slim Majority in US Call Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

Less than half of U.S. smokers with children younger than 18, 44%, believe exposure to secondhand smoke is "very harmful" to adults. That contrasts with two-thirds of parents who don't smoke, and 61% of adult nonsmokers without children younger than 18. M
Gallup Organization
added Aug 14, 2014 06:29
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[Africa, Uganda] Babies exposed to smoking more sickly

One of the devastating effects of smoking during pregnancy is that the baby is either born prematurely or with low birth weight. Daniel Kadobera, an epidemiologist in the ministry of Health, says cigarette smoke restricts blood vessels, therefore, reduci
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:47
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