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GOLDSTEIN: National Ad Campaigns Can Spark Discussions About Tobacco Cessation

On Aug. 7, the AAFP and the American Academy of Pediatrics will offer a webinar for clinicians(www3.gotomeeting.com) about how the CDC and FDA campaigns can bolster discussions with patients and families about tobacco cessation. Please join us for this i
American Family Physician
added Jul 29, 2014 11:20
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[Ireland] Dangers of third-hand smoke highlighted

Until now, the risks associated with this have been unclear so UK and Spanish scientists decided to investigate further. They collected dust samples from homes occupied by smokers and non-smokers and used the most up-to-date toxicology information to est
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:46
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Smoking mothers may alter the DNA of their children

Pregnant women who smoke don’t just harm the health of their baby—they may actually impair their child’s DNA, according to new research. The finding may explain why the children of smokers continue to suffer health complications later in life.
Science
added Jul 28, 2014 21:22
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[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40
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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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[Canada] Hardworking tobacco pioneer was family rock

After spending a number of years struggling to make ends meet and care for the kids, an Everett farmer approached Stanley to see if he would be interested in doing tobacco crop testing. The first batch of crops showed promise and, in 1946, the family re
Northumberland (ON) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:59
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Romanian father wins custody of his two-year-old daughter after his wife 'lost interest' in the child and taught her to smoke and drink coffee

A Romanian mother lost custody of her two-year-old daughter after she taught the youngster to smoke an e-cigarette and drink coffee. The child's father went to court after he saw a video of his daughter puffing on the electronic device and drinking coff
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:02
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Exposure to nitrosamines in thirdhand tobacco smoke increases cancer risk in non-smokers

results presented here highlight the potentially severe long-term consequences of THS exposure, particularly to children, and give strong evidence of its potential health risk and, therefore, they should be considered when developing future environmental
Science Direct
added Jul 17, 2014 08:20
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Annie’s Mailbox, 7/18

Your family and close friends should be told about your medical difficulties and even given information so they understand you have a serious problem that should not be taken lightly. (Information is available through the American Lung Association at lung
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Jul 17, 2014 08:16
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[Australia] MOORE: Smoking in cars with children isn't a private matter

The new law may prove difficult and expensive to enforce. But it marks an important symbolic step, bolstering the already-popular view that smoking in front of children is not acceptable. And if legislation improves children’s health, it will be a battle
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:41
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