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E-CIGARETTES SHAPED LIKE USB FLASH DRIVES: INFORMATION FOR PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS (PDF)

BOTTOM LINE? A new e-cigarette shaped like a USB flash drive is being used by students in schools. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm brain development, which continues until about age 25. The use of any tobacco product — including e-cigarett
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 20, 2018 16:28
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Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free

Have you seen your kid’s USB flash drive lately? It could actually be an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) containing nicotine. E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students, and USB-shaped e-cigarett
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 20, 2018 16:25
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 20, 2018 16:04
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[UK] Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, according to US research. The researchers said childhood passive smoking was "likely to add seven deaths to every 100,000 non-smoking adult
BBC Online
added Aug 20, 2018 16:02
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Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Increases Death From COPD in Adulthood

increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...also suggests secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood increases the risk of death not only from COPD but also from ischemic heart disease and stroke.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Aug 20, 2018 15:41
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ARCHIVE: DOUGLAS: My First Cigarette, and My Last

Milestone, stopped the action and said, "Kirk, you should be smoking a cigarette in this scene."...When I became famous, tobacco companies supplied me with cartons of cigarettes every month...Who knows how many moviegoers have started smoking because of w
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2018 16:46
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[UK] Call for smoke ban in the home to protect children

CANCER scientists have renewed calls for smoking to be banned in the home, as almost a third of smokers’ children are left likely to die from lung disease in adulthood. Older people exposed to passive smoking in childhood have been found to be far more pr
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 18, 2018 15:48
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Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Early COPD Death

Long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood was linked to an increased risk of death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among lifelong non-smokers in a study conducted by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers. In the analy
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2018 20:40
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Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says

For 22 years, researchers have been following more than 70,000 adults who have never smoked. At the beginning of the study, they were asked whether they lived in a household with a smoker while they were children. Those who did were 31 percent more likely
Washington Post
added Aug 17, 2018 12:08
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[Indonesia] The heartbreaking plight of chain-smoking two-year-old whose mother buys him two packs a day to stop his tantrums

Two-year-old Rapi Ananda Pamungkas, from Sukabumi, Indonesia started by picking up used butts scattered outside his mother's market stall that older boys would light for him. But within days he was hooked and would constantly pester passing shoppers to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:44
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