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[UK-Scotland] Smoking parents 'pollute children'

Young children of smokers are being exposed to high levels of nicotine intake and air pollution comparable with major industrial smog, according to a study by an anti-smoking charity. Ash Scotland tested children aged one to five from 54 smoking househo
BBC Online
added Dec 20, 2013 13:07

[UK] Childhood asthma secondhand smoke education vital

A US study has found that smokers caring for children with asthma often underestimate levels of secondhand smoke exposure. Among 738 smokers interviewed, those who looked after children with asthma were significantly more likely to report having a smokin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:38

Intergenerational Transfer of Smoking Across Three Generations and Forty-five Years [FREE FULL TEXT]

Regardless of generation, parent smoking behavior has a direct influence on offspring smoking behavior. The link between grandparent (G1) and grandchild (G3) smoking is mediated by parent (G2) smoking, suggesting that smoking behavior is passed from one g
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 16, 2013 20:50

[UK] Signs go up urging people not to smoke in Bath's play areas

Bath & North East Somerset Council committed to a national initiative aimed at reducing the number of people smoking this week - and the play areas are one of the first targets. The council has already put up signs in 25 of its play parks asking parents
Bath Chronicle (uk)
added Dec 14, 2013 13:05

Kids Who See Movie Violence Also See Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Study

"Parents should be aware that youth who watch PG-13 movies will be exposed to characters whose violence is linked to other more common behaviors, such as alcohol and sex, and that they should consider whether they want their children exposed to that infl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 10, 2013 17:33

[UK] Hundreds of child illnesses caused by passive smoking

The shocking figure comes as smokers in Plymouth are being urged to protect their children and think twice about lighting up in the family home or on long journeys this Christmas. Stephen Horsley, director of public health for Plymouth, said: "Christmas
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Dec 9, 2013 14:33

[Pennsylvania] Cops: Careless smoker left mom in burning Pa. home

A man who police contend has a history of careless smoking while drinking has been charged with endangering his mother after a cigarette caused a small fire in their eastern Pennsylvania home. Lower Southampton Township police, who said in police reports
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 6, 2013 18:37

[UK] VIDEO: Parents' outrage at e-cigarette advert during I'm a Celebrity... that appears to be a woman talking about oral sex

ITV came under fire from viewers today for screening an 'offensive' e-cigarette advert during I'm A Celebrity which appeared to show a woman talking about oral sex. A woman in a black cocktail dress uttered a series of suggestive phrases in the 20-seco
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2013 20:34

Biomarker Evidence of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Participating in Lead Screening

TSE is highly prevalent among children undergoing lead screening, and exposure levels are greater among Black children and children on Medicaid. TSE may contribute to lead exposure. Concurrent lead screening and biological screening for TSE may be a feasi
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:19

[UK] More than 12,000 in East Lancashire pledge to quit smoking

MORE than 12,000 people in East Lancashire have signed a ‘smoke-free’ pledge to stop smoking in their homes and cars. Now, the Smokefree Homes Programme, run by the Bacup-based Maden Community and Children’s Centre with Lancashire County Council, is bein
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Nov 29, 2013 20:00
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