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[Texas] RAGLAND: The great, smoke-free outdoors

If smoking is a genuine public health threat, and the city’s already banning it in most enclosed public spaces, why do we tolerate it in parks where young kids come to play? We shouldn’t. Not when we know the dangers of secondhand smoke. Not when we’re
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 19, 2014 12:36

Prolonged passive smoking may increase lung cancer risk in women

Women who have never smoked but are exposed to smoking in the home for more than 30 years are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer compared with women without this passive smoking exposure, suggest researchers.
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26

[New York, Wisconsin] Dr. Zorba: Woman wants to help husband stop smoking

Now, I’m not suggesting you put your husband in prison to get him to quit smoking, but I am suggesting you show him this information. In my home state of Wisconsin, nearly one in five still smoke. A pack-a-day habit costs nearly $3,000 every yea
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:09

[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34

VANDIVIER: Learning to Act on Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure to Limit Risk for Coronary Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

the present study emphasizes the need to allocate energy and resources to uncover the effects of SHS exposure and learn how to maximally implement these findings in patients to improve their health.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 10, 2014 23:36

Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure Among Hospitalized Nonsmokers With Coronary Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings of this study make a strong case for the need to address SHS exposure more effectively in inpatient cardiology practice. Nonsmokers who were hospitalized with CHD were rarely screened for SHS exposure or advised to avoid it, even though 15.4%
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 10, 2014 23:35

Docs should ask heart patients about secondhand smoke: study

Not all heart disease patients know that secondhand smoke is bad for them – and not all doctors are asking them if they live with a smoker, according to a new study. “Physicians have not been trained to ask patients routinely about secondhand smoke expos
added Nov 10, 2014 23:34

[Pennsylvania] BIDEY: Why you should shop at tobacco-free stores

At Shop Tobacco-Free, you can find stores, like CVS, that are starting to change the tide and go tobacco-free. Exposure to tobacco products and marketing in stores has been shown to encourage youth use of tobacco products and undermine smokers’ attempts
Philly blogs
added Nov 10, 2014 21:21

[Asia, Saudi Arabia] ALAMRI: SMOKERS jeopardizing children health

Abdulrahman Al-Thaqafi goes on to the balcony to smoke to ensure his children do not inhale the fumes or see him smoke. “When I was young, I used to see my dad smoke. That’s what made me want to do it. My children know that I smoke sheesha but they have
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 7, 2014 08:17

[UK] Another reason to quit cigarettes: Secondhand smoke makes people around you FAT

Smoking alters the body's resistance to insulin, leading to weight gain / Surprisingly, secondhand or passive smoke is the biggest culprit / Partners or children of people who smoke most at risk of gaining weight
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:21
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