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Grandma’s curse / Some of the effects of smoking may be passed from grandmother to grandchild

Which crucial genes these histones surround remains obscure. Nor have the team yet found out whether the epigenetic effect they have discovered reaches further than grand-offspring. If it does, though, it suggests that epigenetics really might act like
The Economist
added Nov 1, 2012 19:02
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Scientists: Third Hand Smoke Also a Danger

"There's evidence now that third-hand smoke is a risk factor in children like chronic ear infections and chronic respiratory infections," Dr. Edelman explains. "And if your clothes reek of smoke, your hair reeks of smoke, your little child is going to get
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Aug 8, 2012 12:07
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shisha smoking by women leading to divorce

said that the smoking of shisha or hookah has become very popular among young Saudi women in the last five years, either in cafés, or at home. Many Saudi women do not mind smoking, even with family. Seen as a way to attract customers, Nawfil said dealers
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 7, 2016 05:19
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[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16
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[Africa] Can Ethiopia's 'secret smokers' stub out their cigarettes?

Smoking at home is not an option - so Haile and his contemporaries tend to turn to the dive bars in the old city's Piazza, the dark alleys off the main thoroughfare of Bole Road and the red-light district of Chechnya to light up.
BBC Online
added Mar 2, 2016 15:12
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Thirdhand smoke: Toxic airborne pollutants linger long after the smoke clears

a new study assessing the health effects of thirdhand smoke constituents present in indoor air. Looking at levels of more than 50 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and airborne particles for 18 hours after smoking had taken place, they found that thirdha
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Nov 3, 2014 13:57
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[Macedonia] Shocking video shows toddler being encouraged to smoke cigarette by laughing adults

Shocking footage of an innocent toddler being encouraged to drag on a cigarette as his thoughtless minders laugh in the background has sparked outrage online. The stomach-turning video – uploaded by a user in Macedonia – appeared on the LiveLeak website
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 29, 2014 12:01
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Russian Woman Kills Son by Forcing Him to Eat Tobacco

A woman in the republic of Buryatia faces manslaughter charges for inadvertently killing her 13-year-old son by forcing him to swallow chewing tobacco. ... the boy's parents had wanted to punish him after repeatedly discovering chewing tobacco in his pos
Moscow Times (ru)
added May 28, 2014 01:17
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Children exploited in tobacco fields

Children of many villages of Lalmonirhat are working at tobacco plantations along with their parents who are unaware of the harmful effects of the crop. Harvesting and processing poses serious threat to their health and mindset. Although most parents are
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:04
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[Australia] CLARKE: Please try to understand why cigarette smoke has us fuming

Not only had the couple taken their two small children into the crowds at White Night, but they were also smoking like fog machines in a B-grade horror movie, while their toddler coughed in her pram and their five-year-old clung on, looking terrified of t
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:09
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