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[UK] Passive smoking impairs children's responses to asthma treatment

Children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment, a study has found. Passive smoking is known to worsen asthma symptoms in children and impair their response to inhaled steroid treatm
Imperial College London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 11:23

Tobacco exposure raises hospital readmission rate for children with asthma

Children admitted to the hospital for asthma are likely to be readmitted within a year if they are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a study led by Dr. Judie Howrylak and Dr. Adam Spanier of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. The study appea
Penn State University
added Feb 12, 2014 17:20

[UK] HINSLIFF: Who would fight for the right to give kids cancer?

There was something odd about the way the man was handling the pushchair, something that didn’t make sense until you saw the cigarette in his hand. He had quite an ingenious routine going, to avoid blowing smoke right in the baby’s face. Shove and let go
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 23:45

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

Daughters exposed to their mother's stress hormones in the womb may be more likely to become nicotine-dependent later in life, a new long-term study suggests. It also found that girls whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were at higher risk for eventual
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:43

[Kentucky] UK study examines relationship between smoke-free laws and children in the home

Results of the study revealed significant predictors of having a smoke-free home, including education beyond high school, being a nonsmoker, living in an urban county and the year of study participation.
added Dec 20, 2013 12:41

Simon Cowell: I'll Have a 'Smoking Room' When the Baby Arrives

With a baby on the way, X Factor mentor Simon Cowell declared that he was quitting smoking, but in his own words: "I lied." Claiming electronic cigarettes "don't work," the music mogul eagerly pulled out a pack of cigarettes to light up after taping an
People Magazine
added Nov 11, 2013 13:18

[Connecticut] Police: Danielson woman exposed child to synthetic marijuana smoke

Danielson woman is a accused of putting a 3-year-old at risk by exposing the child to secondhand smoke from synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice.
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Oct 29, 2013 16:30

Ask Amy: He can't abide son's chewing tobacco habit

Convey this to him: "We love to see you. You are an adult and are in charge of your own life. However, as you know, we don't tolerate tobacco use inside our home. That means if you care to 'chaw,' you'll have to do it outside." If he chooses to step outsi
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 14, 2013 08:38

How do policy advisors and practitioners prioritise the protection of children from secondhand smoke exposure in a country with advanced tobacco control policy?

Children's SHSE in their homes is unequivocally accepted as an important health priority, but it is not currently perceived to be a top public health priority in Scotland.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2013 10:05

VIDEO: The Breast Way to Prevent Breast Cancer

women who breastfed their baby for six months or longer had lower risks of developing breast cancer later in life. This protection was seen only in women who didn't smoke.
added Aug 15, 2013 10:35
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