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[Ireland] Mum to quit smoking after daughter racks up 10,000 retweets

This young girl just convinced her mother to quit smoking, after a whopping 22 years addicted to cigarettes. Madison Lawson tweeted a picture last night, which outlined a contract agreed between her mum and her sister.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:41
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Smoke This! Public Health Impacts of E-Cigarettes

Parents can encourage their children to avoid e-cigarette use by talking to them about the dangers of smoking in general, and including e-cigarettes in an overall discussion of avoiding cigarette and tobacco use. Parents should also consider avoiding use
Newswise
added Sep 13, 2014 17:25
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Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Researchers analyzed the smoking habits of more than 13,000 men and women, and then looked at the incidence of asthma in their children. The results showed that asthma was much more common in children whose fathers were smokers before conception. A chil
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 8, 2014 16:33
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[UK] Men who smoke could give their unborn baby asthma - even if they've quit several YEARS before the birth

Increased risk of asthma if the father smoked before the age of 15, and the longer they smoked the bigger the risk / Adds to growing evidence on 'epigenetics' which suggests that poor health can be recorded in a father's sperm and passed on to children /
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:27
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[Europe] Baby has greater risk of asthma if father smoked prior to conception

The research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich today (08 September 2014), is the first study in humans to analyse the link between a father's smoking habits before conception and a child's asthma. The f
News-Medical.net
added Sep 8, 2014 11:41
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[Tennessee] Family tobacco farmers are dying breed

The transformation of the tobacco industry has largely removed the job of raising tobacco from family farms and consolidated production into the hands of large-scale agribusiness enterprises, where successful tobacco growers harvest hundreds or even thou
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 06:08
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Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC

No-smoking-in-the-house rules jumped considerably in the past two decades -- from 43 percent in 1992-93 to 83 percent in 2010-11, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Homes of nonsmokers have become even le
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2014 14:31
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[North Carolina] Just 13, and Working Risky 12-Hour Shifts in the Tobacco Fields

Obama administration withdrew Ms. Solis’s proposed rule after encountering intense opposition …But some proponents still hope to revive the tobacco part of the proposal once this year’s midterm elections are over...hundreds of children under 16 like Saray
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:12
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Prevalence of Smokefree Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011

Despite this progress, during 2007–2008, approximately 88 million U.S. residents aged ≥3 years were exposed to SHS, and disparities in exposure exist across subpopulations (5).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:52
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Study: More Than 8 in 10 US Homes Forbid Smoking

smoking is even forbidden in nearly half of homes where an adult smoker resides, up from one in 10 households with smokers in the early 1990s. CDC experts attribute the changes to shrinking smoking rates and altered attitudes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 4, 2014 14:50
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