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Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of wheeze in early childhood: a prospective pregnancy birth cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

findings suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy might be associated with an increased risk of wheeze in children. There is also the possibility of a positive additive effect of pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of childhood wheez
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:51
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoner ex-smokers could help relatives quit

PRISONERS who are forced to quit behind bars could become evangelists for non-smoking when they are released and return home, Scotland’s prisons chief has claimed. Colin McConnell, chief executive of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) said the knock on-ef
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:57
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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[UK] Parents smoking at youth football matches prompts campaign urging them to stub out on the sidelines

Smoke Free Sidelines highlights how children copy adult behaviour. The campaign has not been prompted by a noticeable rise in people smoking at youth football pitches, but is part of a wider drive to improve health in the county.
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 18:07
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A randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in the home [FREE FULL TEXT]

By reducing exposure to SHS in the homes of children who live with smokers unable or unwilling to quit, this intervention offers huge potential to reduce children’s’ tobacco-related harm.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:50
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Local doctor warns parents of dangers of Juul e-cigarettes

The Juul is so popular it’s on back order at Vape Daddy’s in Newton, and Dr. Lester Hartman of Westwood Mansfield Pediatrics says part of the appeal is that it looks like a flash drive for a computer, and can even be charged by USB. “I'm seeing kids sta
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:38
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[Polynesia] Samoan Smokers Talk about Smoking and Quitting: A Focus Group Study

Smoking is well entrenched in Samoan society; efforts to reduce smoking need to be based on implicit understanding of Samoan cultural norms and priorities around family, social networks and culture. Efforts to support quitting are important, alongside ot
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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[UK] 10% of North East Kids Exposed to Toxic Second-Hand Smoke

The Second-Hand Smoke Is Poison campaign aims to highlight how tobacco smoke can hang around in a home for up to five hours and sneak from room to room, exposing both adults and children to a hazardous cocktail of chemicals. Dr Malcom Brodlie, who is a
Newcastle Magazine (uk)
added Jun 23, 2017 08:46
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[Texas] Alabama couple charged after bar breastfeeding incident

Bar patrons reported seeing a heavily intoxicated woman drinking and smoking while breastfeeding her child at Wild Beaver Saloon in Indianapolis June 16.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Jun 21, 2017 20:24
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Parental smoking and adult offspring’s smoking behaviours in ethnic minority groups: an intergenerational analysis in the HELIUS study

Our findings have deepened our understanding of smoking behaviours among ethnic minority groups. Future studies should simultaneously consider societal factors and parental influences, to comprehensively understand their impact on smoking among ethnic mi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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