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[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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Hemoglobin Kirklareli (α H58L), a New Variant Associated with Iron Deficiency and Increased CO Binding*

At the same time, the mutant α subunit has an ∼80,000-fold higher affinity for CO than O2, causing it to rapidly take up and retain carbon monoxide, which prevents denaturation both in vitro and in vivo and explains the phenotypic differences between the
Journal of Biological Chemistry
added Feb 17, 2017 23:08
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A case where smoking helped: Scientists help understand mechanics of rare hemoglobin mutation

Rice biochemist John Olson and collaborators in Germany and France helped a young woman and her father understand why she has anemia but her father, who is a smoker, does not.
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:07
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Smoking Cigarettes May Prevent Anemia, Plus Nicotine Benefits For Schizophrenia, Parkinson's Disease

but there are also rare circumstances under which it can actually serve as medicine. Scientists have recently uncovered one such situation: a father and daughter in Germany with an anemia-causing genetic mutation. According to a study in The Journal of B
Medical Daily
added Feb 17, 2017 22:42
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[New York] Smoking was actually good for this man’s health

Rice University researchers found that smoking was the reason why a 20-something woman had anemia, but her father, who is a smoker, did not.... “He may never be an athlete because his blood can’t carry as much oxygen, but smoking has prevented him from b
New York Post
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29
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[Georgia] VIDEO: Possible ordinance would make Columbus smoke-free

Breathe Easy Columbus is a coalition of community partners working to ensure that all workers are protected from secondhand smoke exposure. This is the group that presented an example ordinance at city council of what a “smoke-free Columbus” would look
WTVM-TV Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:17
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[UK] Smoking ban proposed in children's play areas

The council is consulting on a voluntary smoking ban in public play areas Comments (0) Parents could soon be urged to stub out their cigarettes in council-run play areas as officials consider a voluntary smoking ban.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:13
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[UK] Smokefree sports championed by parents in Bury

Maccabi sports and community club in Bury held its first smokefree football match...widely supported by parents asking for ‘more smokefree sports events to be smokefree for children'. The campaign, run by local social enterprise Healthier Futures, is a
MyNewsDesk (se)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:12
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VIDEO: Children Of Smoker Fathers May Have Increased Tolerance For Drugs And Chemicals Due To Epigenetic Changes

mice born to fathers who were exposed to nicotine inherited enhanced chemical tolerance and drug clearance abilities. If the same proves true in humans, it could mean that children of smokers may have enhanced tolerance for certain chemical procedures, su
Medical Daily
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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Do children inherit drug protection from parents exposed to nicotine or drugs?

A father's nicotine use may have a significant impact on children's risk of some diseases. In a study published in the online biomedical sciences journal eLife, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice born
ScienceDaily
added Feb 15, 2017 14:58
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