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Paternal nicotine exposure alters hepatic xenobiotic metabolism in offspring

Paternal exposure to nicotine prior to reproduction induced a broad protective response to multiple xenobiotics in male offspring. This effect manifested as increased survival following injection of toxic levels of either nicotine or cocaine, accompanied
eLife Sciences (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Public Perception of Risks of Exposing Children to Second- and Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke

Results: A total of 310 adults responded. ...Discussion: The widespread lack of awareness of the risks associated with environmental tobacco smoke must be addressed to curb childhood exposure.
Medical Tribune
added Feb 2, 2017 16:18
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Prenatal Smoke Exposure and ADHD: Advancing the Field [FREE FULL TEXT]

the field should emphasize research that can examine the contributions of intrauterine exposure to maternal smoking on adverse neurodevelopment more broadly. Above all, continued work is needed to help avoid such exposure in the first place via clinical p
Pediatrics
added Jan 30, 2017 18:25
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Fewer ED Visits for Asthma Following Indoor Smoking Ban

Legislation that bans smoking in public indoor spaces was associated with a decrease in emergency department (ED) visits for asthma exacerbation children...From July 2000 to January 2014, a total of 335,588 asthma ED visits were captured from 20 hospital
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Dec 28, 2016 17:41
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[UK] Shunning alcohol and cigarettes, the clean-cut generation: Only one in six under 15s have tried booze and just 4% have smoked

The survey of 5,714 children found that only 4 per cent had ever tried a cigarette – also the lowest-ever figure and a dramatic fall from the 19 per cent recorded in 2003.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 20:00
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Babies' Marijuana Exposure Evident in Their Pee

Babies exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke take in THC, the primary psychoactive chemical in pot, a new study shows. Researchers discovered traces of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in urine samples from babies and toddlers in Colorado whose parents smoked
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2016 21:51
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[UK] Motorbike-mad boy, 13, dies in shed fire where he had been 'fiddling around with petrol engine'

She described the 13-year-old as a 'sweet little lad' and admitted she was aware he smoked - but she did not think that was what caused the blaze. 'I used to warn him about smoking giving you cancer and he turned around and said 'Nanna everybody smokes'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2016 02:03
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Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS

isk factors for SIDS, such as smoking and excess bedding. "I would rather have the parents put the baby in a separate room if they're smokers than room share," he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 22:16
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[Pennsylvania] Parents, researchers fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen

But there's disagreement on how far to take the fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen... Romer says smoking in films has shaped behavior and what society considers normal and proper, but it works the other way too, society's changing attitudes sha
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:27
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[UK] Children of absent parents more likely to smoke and drink – study

The study found that children who had experienced the absence of a parent during their first seven years, whether as a result of death, separation or otherwise, were more than twice as likely to have tried smoking and nearly 1.5 times as likely to have
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:40
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