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Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the frailty syndrome in US older adults

In the US nonsmoking older adult population, exposure to SHS was associated with an increased frequency of frailty. More efforts are needed to protect older adults from SHS, especially at home and in other areas not covered by smoke-free regulations.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 13, 2015 15:07
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ARCHIVE: Maternal smoking and the risk of still birth: systematic review and meta-analysis

Our review confirms a dose-response effect of maternal smoking in pregnancy on risk of stillbirth. To minimise the risk of stillbirth, reducing current smoking prevalence in pregnancy should continue to be a key public health high priority.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 4, 2018 21:25
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Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, physician argues

Drawing from his experience as a family physician caring for families with children who have suffered severe respiratory illness due to secondhand smoke exposure, Dr. Goldstein says it is time for society—including doctors—to do much more. Dr. Goldstein a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:44
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GOLDSTEIN: Is Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Child Abuse? Yes

As our understanding of the harms of secondhand smoke increases, so does our responsibility to advocate for those involuntarily placed in harm’s way. Today, parents who willfully and continually expose their children to secondhand smoke are committing ch
Annals of Family Medicine
added Mar 10, 2015 13:40
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LINDHORST: Is Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Child Abuse? No

very few parents who smoke are receiving these kinds of interventions from pediatric care providers. Until we know that parents have received adequate collaborative treatment, we should not resort to further sanctions by treating their behavior as a form
Annals of Family Medicine
added Mar 10, 2015 13:38
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Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, Goldstein argues

Goldstein argues his point in an essay published in the Point/Counterpoint feature in the March/April 2015 issue of Annals of Family Medicine. “Purposeful and recurrent exposure of children to secondhand smoke by a parent is as abusive as many other comm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Mar 10, 2015 13:31
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Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

The study authors adjusted their findings to account for mothers' smoking during pregnancy, but they did not account for fathers' smoking or other sources of secondhand smoke. Smoking during pregnancy influences a baby's lung development, Rabin noted.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 9, 2015 15:20
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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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[Canada] Family-based programs prevent children from taking up smoking

A global review by Canada's University of Calgary and QUT into the effectiveness of family-based programs has found these programs can be highly effective in stopping children from taking up smoking.
News-Medical.net
added Mar 8, 2015 17:09
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[UK] SATEL: Breakthrough On E-Cigarette Bans: How British Adoption Authorities Regained Their Sanity

At least 13 other councils throughout the UK clearly state that they will not place children under five with electronic cigarette users, according to an investigation carried out by The Daily Mail. They are following the BAAF’s position that “users of e-
Forbes
added Mar 10, 2015 16:33
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