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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

Second-Hand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

Action Points Note that this analysis of NHANES data demonstrated that children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to second-hand smoke than those without asthma. Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence sugges
MedPage Today
added Aug 10, 2013 12:44

[UK, UK-Wales, USA] Mothers who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have children with 'bad behaviour or ADHD'

An analysis of three existing studies from New Zealand, the U.S. and Cardiff analysed rates of conduct problems between the ages of four and 10 years. Children are more likely to be unruly and badly behaved if their mothers smoked in pregnancy, claim re
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2013 18:29

Dear Abby: Wife's smoking clouds marriage

This is less about a contest of wills than the fact that you are addicted to nicotine and can’t stop using. You’re an adult, not a naughty teenager, so stop acting like one. The cigarette is not your friend; your husband is.
Amarillo (TX) Globe-News
added Jun 29, 2013 11:38

Pediatric practices can offer smoking cessation assistance to parents of their patients

Finally some good news for parents who smoke: you may now be able to get help quitting from an unlikely source, your child's doctor. A study in the journal Pediatrics, which has been posted online, shows that it is feasible for pediatric practices to
added Jun 25, 2013 07:40

[Georgia] KELLEY: Don’t expose children to second-hand smoke in cars

Unfortunately, all my siblings smoked for many years, and each suffering declining health associated with that habit. All four received cardiac bypass surgery before age 50, and each died at an early age in the 1990s.
Macon (GA) Telegraph
added Jun 8, 2013 17:28

[UK] New campaign hammers out stark warning over impact of second-hand smoking on St Helens children (From St Helens Star)

Today (Tuesday, June 4) a new Smokefree Homes and Cars campaign aims to highlight the hazards second-hand smoke can cause in enclosed spaces. St Helens Council is to reinforce national TV and radio adverts that show smoking by a window or the backdoor i
St Helens Star (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:24

[Ireland, UK-Scotland] Smoking in the home 'claims same number of lives as road accidents'

Cigarette smoking in the home is now responsible for as many deaths as road traffic collisions, scientists have revealed. A new Irish-Scottish survey has confirmed children in particular are at major risk from smoking in the home and action is needed to
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 22, 2013 19:55

[Indiana] NAFZIGER: FIT FAMILIES: Smoking — A deadly, public health epidemic

If you need help quitting, call the Indiana Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669) or Tobacco Control of Elkhart County at 574-523-2117.
Goshen (IN) News
added Apr 26, 2013 06:37

Overview of U.S. Smoke-free Foster Care Regulations (PDF)

This table summarizes state smoke-free foster care regulations in effect as of December 2012. For hyperlinks to the regulations below, see the Public Health Law Center’s publication, Smoke-free Foster Care: Policy Options and the Duty to Protect (2d ed.,
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 27, 2013 05:15
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