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Maternal smoking tied to inhibition-related brain differences in kids

Smoking while pregnant may be linked to less control over inhibitions when the child is an adult, a new study that looked at brain scans suggests. People whose mothers smoked during pregnancy had weaker responses in the regions of their brains known to b
Reuters
added May 15, 2014 12:59
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[Greece] One in 10 pupils a 'regular smoker'

As a state crackdown on smoking in public places intensifies, a joint survey by the Education and Health ministries has indicated that smoking among school-age children is a growing problem, with one in 10 secondary school pupils admitting to smoking r
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 15, 2014 12:44
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Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up

Teen children of heavy smokers are more likely to try cigarettes and to become heavy smokers themselves, a new study suggests. The researchers found that the more years a child was exposed to parental smoking, the greater the risk the child would experim
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 13, 2014 11:54
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[Kentucky] Non-smoking policies at local venues require better enforcement ($$)

George Kloke watched Henderson County’s baseball game against UniversityHeights from the road for a few minutes while he finished a cigarette. “If I wasn’t a smoker, I wouldn’t want to have smoke blown all over me,” Kloke said when asked why he stood so f
Kentucky New Era
added May 12, 2014 12:39
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Children of nicotine-addicted parents more likely to become heavy smokers

The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker. So warns a team of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists
EurekAlert
added May 12, 2014 10:55
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Parents May Pass Down Bad Habits

A recent study found that teens were increasingly more likely to smoke with each extra year their parents smoked since the kids were born. Even if the teens were not regular smokers, they were more likely to experiment early on with smoking for each add
DailyRx
added May 12, 2014 10:37
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[UK] Kym Marsh pictured SMOKING with her teenage daughter outside late night party

Kym Marsh has sparked controversy after she was pictured SMOKING with her 16-year-old daughter ... The Corrie actress and her eldest daughter were snapped puffing away outside Manchester's Black Dog Ballroom last month - the venue where Michelle Keegan t
The Mirror (uk)
added May 7, 2014 12:07
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Legislators protect Minnesota's most vulnerable children by passing smoke-free foster care bill

House of Representatives passed the Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Omnibus Bill today, which contained a provision to make foster homes in Minnesota smoke-free. "A vote for this bill was a vote to protect the health of some of Minnesota's most vul
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 20:12
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[Washington] 'E-cigarettes cause nicotine addiction'

Electronic cigarettes, touted as a risk-free and healthy alternative to conventional cigarettes, are turning even non-smokers to nicotine addiction, a new study has warned. Many young parents are using electronic cigarettes, and despite any evidence for s
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 5, 2014 21:08
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Domestic violence victims more likely to take up smoking

new study in 29 low-income and middle-income countries, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have identified yet another serious health risk associated with intimate partner violence (IPV): smoking.
Science Codex
added May 5, 2014 14:57
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