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[New Jersey] Butt out: Court rules dad can't lose custody because kid says he smokes

An appellate court has affirmed a lower court's decision to deny a Burlington County woman's attempt to limit her ex's custody of their young daughter due to him allegedly smoking in front of the child.
added Jun 24, 2016 16:13

Social Q’s: If a Friend Needs Therapy but Can’t Afford It, Should I Pay? / School-Zone Smokers

Report the problem to the principal, who can post a sign or send an email to all parents, asking them to restrict their smoking to the inside of closed cars with their children onboard — the way my parents did. (Kidding! Smoking is bad.)
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2016 17:37

[Africa, Ghana] Children are smoking at age 13 - Family Physician

Dr. Fred Bedzrah; a family Physician tells ...He cautioned smokers to quit since there is an upsurge in smoke-related cancers and added his voice to the need to ban tobacco products altogether. He revealed that people start smoking as early as
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56
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father’s day: helping dads kick tobacco

New research shows that a decrease in prostate cancer rates from 1999 – 2010 was consistent with lower rates of cigarette smoking. In addition to protecting themselves, fathers who smoke can save their children’s lives by quitting. Secondhand smoke expo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:09

The socioeconomic gradient of secondhand smoke exposure in children: evidence from 26 low-income and middle-income countries

Conclusions Special attention should be given to reduce ESHS among children from rural and socioeconomically disadvantaged households as social inequalities in ESHS might contribute to social inequalities in health over the life course.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2016 01:10

[Montana] DAMM: Celebrate a smoke-free Father’s Day

Dads who smoke can celebrate Father’s Day by quitting; and all dads—smokers and nonsmokers alike—can celebrate Father’s Day by taking a number of effective actions to protect their kids from becoming another one of the tobacco industry’s addicted custome
Sidney (MT) Herald-Leader
added Jun 15, 2016 14:59
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Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and use of low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening among family physicians

Most family physicians report discussing LDCT with patients at high risk for lung cancer; however, referrals remain low. There are gaps in physician knowledge about screening guidelines and reimbursement, and this indicates a need for further educationa
Wiley Online Library
added Jun 15, 2016 00:29

Family doctors don’t always screen smokers for lung cancer

Many family physicians don’t believe lung cancer screening can reduce deaths from these tumors, and some don’t offer tests even to longtime smokers, a U.S. survey suggests. Nearly all agreed that early cancer detection is more likely with low-dose compu
added Jun 15, 2016 00:24
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[West Virginia] Police arrest woman for exposing son to secondhand smoke

: Officers found Shultz intoxicated while in a vehicle with her son. Once an improvised smoking device was found in the car, she admitted to smoking subutex with her son present.
Morgantown (WV) Dominion-Post
added Jun 10, 2016 16:49

[UK] New Dad Ronnie Wood 'Quits Smoking'

The Rolling Stones guitarist, 69, has reportedly switched to e-cigarettes after recently welcoming twin girls Alice Rose and Gracie Jane with his theatre producer wife Sally, 38, in May (16). The rocker's publicist issued a statement confirming the coupl (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:13
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