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School activities may be key to tobacco cessation for Native American adolescents

research from the University of Missouri on the smoking habits of Native American adolescents finds that family warmth and support, as well as participation in school activities, can play a role in tobacco prevention.
EurekAlert
added May 9, 2016 22:09
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[Colorado] One in six children hospitalized for lung inflammation positive for marijuana exposure

A new study to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting found that one in six infants and toddlers admitted to a Colorado hospital with coughing, wheezing and other symptoms of bronchiolitis tested positive for marijuana exposure. Th
EurekAlert
added Apr 30, 2016 15:40
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[Colorado] Children exposed to marijuana smoke may absorb traces of the drug

Parents who smoke marijuana need to be aware that their children are being exposed to drug compounds as well as the toxic effects of secondhand smoke. Until more robust studies determine the impact of this exposure, it’s best to take a conservative appro
statnews.com
added Apr 30, 2016 15:39
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The Solution To The Smoking And Breastfeeding Controversy

Sorry, there is nothing magical about breast milk that outweighs smoking or heroin use. Instead, there is way to avoid the issue altogether. It’s called infant formula. Formula has been slighted in recent years, and the only reason seems to be a natura
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 7, 2016 20:09
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[Australia] NT teachers allowed to smoke on school grounds if staff vote to allow measure

TERRITORY teachers can smoke ciggies in “designated areas” on school grounds if staff vote to pass the measure in a secret ballot at the start of each year – a move one mother has decried as “preposterous”.
Northern Territory Newsand Sunday Territorian (au)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:30
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[Australia] Mother's smoking may influence child's lung function decades later

Middle aged people whose mothers smoked heavily may be at significantly increased risk for breathing problems according to a new study from Australia. Based on 50 years of follow-up, researchers found that adults exposed as children to their mother’s smo
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52
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[Australia] Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood

"Smoking in later life can result in deficits in lung function by middle age. So it was not unexpected to see that mothers' smoking . . . could also adversely influence the growing lungs of [their children]," Perret said. And, "reduced lung function pote
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 11, 2016 18:53
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FEARON: Why We Keep Cigarettes in Our Budget

he’s not quitting anytime soon so he’s still going to smoke and therefore our budget would be wrecked every month. Trust me, I don’t like that line item in our budget but without it, our budget fails.
The Budget Mama
added Mar 7, 2016 08:13
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Why buying a home from a smoker raises YOUR diabetes risk: Third hand smoke can linger in furniture and carpets for decades

Scientists are warning that ‘third-hand smoke’ can lurk in walls and linger on furniture for decades, putting health at risk. Even long after the smoker has moved out, their toxic legacy may raise the risk of ills from diabetes to lung and liver problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:48
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[Asia, India] My father passed away from cancer, from smoking cigarettes: Sunny Leone

Actress Sunny Leone's message to youngsters who have not smoked till now and are thinking about it is to avoid picking up the cigarette.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 04:54
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