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[California] Many kids exposed to smoke despite parents' claims

added May 11, 2012 02:18

[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57

A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57

Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer

Smoking by either parent helps promote genetic deletions in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, according to research headed by UC San Francisco. While the strongest associations
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 5, 2017 10:17

AAP: Parents, Don't Smoke Pot in Front of the Kids

The developing adolescent brain can be harmed by cannabis consumption, especially by regular use Even vaporizing cannabis -- as opposed to smoking it -- can introduce toxic chemicals into young bodies Parents should not consume cannabis in front of their
MedPage Today
added Feb 27, 2017 17:17

Picking Tobacco Under an Unforgiving Sun in Mexico

The scenes--of people living under thatched-roof shelters, their skin raw from chemicals, and children as young as 6 working the fields or bathing in irrigation canals...Rodríguez is producing a multimedia piece on these workers...[BAT] Mexico, which buys
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 9, 2016 14:39

Pediatric hospitalizations an opportunity to screen parents for tobacco use

Secondhand smoke exposure not only plays a role in the development and exacerbation of respiratory diseases in children, it also can lower their IQ scores, increase risk for behavioral and sleep problems, and contribute to increased infection risk. Even
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Jul 29, 2016 00:33

Avoiding the Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke

Beyond the unpleasant sensory experience, there’s another reason the residue of smoking – not just the smoking itself or secondhand smoke – is garnering increasing attention: Emerging research from testing cultured human cells to more recent animal studi
U.S. News & World Report
added Apr 5, 2016 15:38

Thirdhand smoke contamination in hospital settings: assessing exposure risk for vulnerable paediatric patients [FREE FULL TEXT]

THS appears to be ubiquitous, even in closely guarded healthcare settings. Future research will address potential health consequences and THS-reduction policies. Ultimately, hospital policies and interventions to reduce THS transport and exposure may prov
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2015 02:44

Patterns of Smoking and Nicotine Dependence Among US Adolescents.

Reducing parental smoking would reduce adolescent smoking. Prevention efforts should encourage parental smoking cessation, improve parenting, address adolescent mental health, and reinforce adolescents' negative beliefs about smoking.
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 22, 2015 20:28
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