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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

[Australia] Parental smoking and risk of childhood brain tumors - Milne

This study investigated associations between parental smoking and risk of CBT in a population-based case–control study conducted between 2005 and 2010
International Journal of Cancer
added Mar 21, 2013 12:13

[UK] Cumbria's hospitals treat 100 children a year for second-hand smoke illnesses

Dr Nigel Calvert, of NHS Cumbria, wants to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoke on children and said adults smoking in cars led to them suffering from illnesses such as bronchitis and asthma. "Attitudes to smoking at home vary and some pe
Cumberland News (uk)
added Mar 20, 2013 15:53

Defense Department Acts to Help Troops and Families Quit Smoking

The Defense Department issued final regulations implementing a law that established a smoking cessation program under TRICARE, the health insurance program for military personnel, retirees and their families. The regulations provide coverage for FDA-appr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 28, 2013 13:51

[Ireland] ADAMS: Fuming I ever started smoking

Meanwhile, what must go through Liam's head, when, while exhaling smoke, granddad agrees with him that cigarettes are yucky?
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:39
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