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[Asia] Are we slowly killing our children? Nine out of 10 children are exposed to second-hand smoke in Bangladesh

though worldwide 40 percent of children are exposed to second-hand smoking (SHS), in Bangladesh—a country with laws against smoking in public places—as many as 95 percent of children are affected, which is more than double the global ratio. This shocking
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13

The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship Between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status Among US Women

Providers and community health agencies should assess and target physically and sexually abused sexual minority youth for mental health intervention with the goal of interrupting the progression from childhood victimization to adult victimization and subs
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:23

[UK] Primary school is forced to tell parents to stop smoking cannabis in the playground as headteacher reports 'inappropriate behaviour' to police

A primary school has been forced to tell parents to stop smoking cannabis at its gates, triggering criticism of the local police force’s ‘soft’ approach to the drug. Headteacher Pauline Northcott sent out a strongly worded newsletter after reports that
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:15


Bangladesh outlawed smoking in public places in 2013. However, our survey of primary school children in the capital, Dhaka, found that 95 per cent had recently been exposed... Unfortunately, social norms around smoking are not showing a similar trend in
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:18

[UK] Ask the pharmacist: My teenager has started smoking - is he too young for nicotine replacement therapy?

The longer you smoke, the greater the damage to your health, so clearly, it's important your son gives up as soon as he can. Nicotine replacement patches, gum, strips and lozenges can be used from the age of 12. They're normally taken for three months.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Educators, parents must catch up to vaping trends

Encouragingly, educators are updating school policy to make it clear that e-cigarettes are barred on school grounds, and that using them carries consequences. Schools have also worked to educate parents, letting them know their children may be at risk.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jan 17, 2018 08:46

Can My Partner Vape While I'm Pregnant? Experts Weigh In On The Risks

most medical professionals would likely advise you to stay clear ...The risks are lower, but still, the risks exist. Your best bet is to talk to your doctor, and your partner, about your concerns.
added Dec 29, 2017 21:21

Primary care healthcare professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and practices towards promoting the reduction of children’s secondhand smoke exposure: a mixed-methods review and synthesis

findings highlight healthcare professionals’ need for further training and support, which would enable them to better translate their knowledge of the risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure into actual clinical practices. The review identified a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59

Guidance for the Clinical Management of Thirdhand Smoke Exposure in the Child Health Care Setting

Recent scientific studies on thirdhand smoke are impelling further research on the topic, spurring the creation of tobacco control policies to protect people from thirdhand smoke and stimulating improvements to the delivery of tobacco control counseling
Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management
added Dec 22, 2017 02:21

Pollution putting million of infants at risk of brain damage, UNICEF says

The report also mentions the adverse effects of smoking tobacco, even if the fetus is exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb. "The polluting agents in burning tobacco, despite being different from the ones found in fossil fuels, have overlaps," Rees sai
added Dec 7, 2017 21:51
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