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Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS

isk factors for SIDS, such as smoking and excess bedding. "I would rather have the parents put the baby in a separate room if they're smokers than room share," he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 22:16

Most adults surveyed don't know e-cigarette use deposits nicotine on indoor surfaces

fewer than half said they knew that exhaled e-cigarette vapors contain nicotine that deposits on indoor surfaces. The abstract, "Household rules about e-cigarette use and beliefs about harms to children," will be presented at the American Academy of Pedi
added Oct 22, 2016 18:05

Many Adults Unaware That Using E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Kids

don't know that indoor use of electronic cigarettes exposes children to nicotine and leaves nicotine deposits on surfaces, a new survey shows. "E-cigarettes primarily emit a toxic aerosol, not harmless water vapor," said Robert McMillen, an associate pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2016 21:16

[UK-Scotland] Sheilla Duffy: Smoke-free homes for all kids is still our goal

with continuing encouragement and support, more people will get there. I am confident of this because people are not being forced to do anything. This is something that they themselves say that they want to do, and the motivation is their children’s healt
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:27

[Arizona] ALLHANDS: Your freedom to toke vs. my freedom not to breathe it

One of Proposition 205's basic arguments is that adults should be free to smoke marijuana without fear of going to prison... But legalizing recreational marijuana comes with a big, mostly unanswered question: What happens when your freedom to toke confl
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 18, 2016 00:06

[Pennsylvania] Parents, researchers fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen

But there's disagreement on how far to take the fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen... Romer says smoking in films has shaped behavior and what society considers normal and proper, but it works the other way too, society's changing attitudes sha
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:27

[UK] Absent Parents Tied to Earlier Smoking, Drinking in Kids

Young children who had an absent parent by the time they were 7 years old were linked with increased risks of smoking and alcohol consumption prior to their teenage years, data from a large cohort study in the U.K. found.
MedPage Today
added Oct 14, 2016 14:40

[UK-Wales] Parents to be told not to smoke outside school gates in Swansea as council extends smoke-free zones

Parents and people picking-up children will be urged not to light up as they do so. It follows a previous council campaign that saw signs go up in 77 play areas in Swansea declaring them out of bounds to smokers and a move earlier this year to declare C
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:03
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[UK] Absent parent tied to smoking and drinking before adolescence

Kids that have an absent parent may be more likely than other children to start drinking and smoking before they reach their teens, a U.K. study suggests. The good news for parents is that few kids drink or smoke by age 11, the study found.
added Oct 13, 2016 20:33
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[UK] Absent Parents Tied to Earlier Smoking, Drinking in Kids

Overall, children who experienced parental absence by age 7 were associated with a more than two-fold increased risk of having smoked or consumed enough alcohol to feel drunk by age 11 compared with those who were living with both natural parents at that
MedPage Today
added Oct 13, 2016 19:50
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