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PETROW: After a Cancer Diagnosis, Reversing Roles With My Mother

The doctor ordered a routine pre-op chest X-ray and found a mass that turned out to be lung cancer. “Did my smoking have anything to do with this?” Mom asked the handsome cancer surgeon, almost flirtatiously. “Yes,” he told her. “Then I’ll quit,” she said
New York Times Blogs
added May 26, 2016 14:17

[Finland, UK] Schizophrenia link to smoking during pregnancy found

Research in Finland found that the more women were exposed to nicotine the greater chance they had of having a child affected by the severe mental illness. Signs of heavy nicotine exposure in a mother's blood were associated with a 38% increased likelih
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:40

BANZHAF: Smokers Could Lose Custody of Their Kids If They Don’t Quit

I recently addressed the North American Regional Conference of the International Society For Family Law to ask them to join a movement which I helped start in the 1980s to raise as an issue in child custody proceedings any unnecessary exposure of the chi
added May 25, 2016 15:03

[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16

Smokers Should Lose Child Custody – Intl Family Law Conf

only two of the proposals put forth on the opening day of the North American Regional Conference of the International Society for Family Law. The lawyers who handle many of the nation’s divorce and custody cases, and influence many others, were also urge
added May 23, 2016 15:38

[UK] Why you'll live longer if your mother ate lots of beans and your father didn't like fry-ups

Men who smoke in the years before conception are significantly more likely to father children with asthma, research from the University of Bergen suggests. This supports worrying evidence compiled by Professor Marcus Pembrey, a geneticist at the Universi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2016 07:28

Capitalizing on a teachable moment motivates parents of kids with asthma to quit smoking

Parents who smoke are more likely to quit smoking after receiving motivational smoking cessation counseling following a "teachable moment" (TM) such as witnessing their child experience an asthma attack.
Medical Xpress (
added May 17, 2016 15:57

Children Exposed to Tobacco Smoke Have Higher Healthcare Utilization

Children who live with smokers end up in the doctor’s office or hospital more often than those not exposed to tobacco smoke, according to new research that was presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting. The new research finds that even p
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 16, 2016 19:46

[UK] Family escapes massive house fire after 15-year-old boy's e-cigarette exploded as it charged next to his bed overnight

A family of four are ‘lucky to be alive’ after a 15-year-old boy’s e-cigarette charger set fire to his bed. Nathan Holt had left the device charging overnight at his £115,000 terraced family home in Bolton, Greater Manchester, when he awoke at 2.30am on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:43

What's the Deal With Kids Who Smoke?

Health care providers need to keep up with smoking trends, Breuner says. Even today, she says, pediatricians and other doctors tend to ask only about smoking or chewing tobacco. "They should include other products as they take a patient's current medical
U.S. News & World Report
added May 13, 2016 19:11
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