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Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 24, 2015 15:56

[UK] Number of women in South Derbyshire smoking at birth above national rate

THE number of women in South Derbyshire still smoking up to the time of giving birth is much higher than the national average, new statistics have revealed. Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 14.4 per cent of pregnant
Burton Mail (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:43

Mother slammed for posting Facebook pictures of her toddler drinking and smoking

A mother has been bombarded with hate messages after posting pictures on Facebook which appear to show her toddler smoking and drinking. The woman, who is believed to be posting from Argentina, uploaded a photo back in January of her young son looking u
Cosmopolitan Magazine
added Jun 23, 2015 18:17

[Wisconsin] UW study examines children’s exposure to secondhand smoke

A new University of Wisconsin-Madison study examines how the nation is doing in terms of keeping children away from secondhand smoke exposure....examined census data from 8,000 homes where parents smoke. She said a majority of smoking households have volu
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Jun 23, 2015 17:21

New Online Community, Quitter’s Circle, Helps Smokers Trade Cigarettes for Real-Time Support

American Lung Association and Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced the launch of Quitter’s Circle, a mobile app and online community designed to help smokers face common obstacles associated with quitting through educational, social and financial support. Wi
Business Wire
added Jun 23, 2015 14:43

Parents Smoking In Front Of Toddlers Put Their Kids At Higher Risk Of Obesity

were able to establish links between childhood obesity and exposure to smoking during the early years through their parents. Study lead Professor Linda Pagani said, however, that the effects they reported may be an underestimation because participating pa
Tech Times
added Jun 22, 2015 12:53

[UK-Scotland] He hid a packet of cigs under my pillow Stamp attack killer's quit row claim

A CRAZED wife who killed her husband for trying to foil her bid to quit smoking claimed: “The b*****d hid a packet of cigarettes under my pillow.”
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:34

BEARD: Secondhand Smoke Is Making Us and Our Children Sick

Even though blacks and whites smoke at approximately the same rate—and despite a two-decade-long public health campaign both to reduce smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke—researchers found that 45 percent of black Americans remain exposed to secondh
The Root
added Jun 22, 2015 07:06

Smoking around your toddler could be just as bad as smoking while pregnant

Children whose parents smoked when they were toddlers are likely to have a wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age, reveal researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte Justine Research Centre. "We suspe
added Jun 22, 2015 07:01
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[UK] 5ft wife, 61, stamped her husband to death during an argument over a pack of cigarettes

But her murder trial heard that she complained of her husband - a former paramedic - hiding a packet of cigarettes on the night he was killed. The couple had earlier tried to give up smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:01
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