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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

81% Of Young Parents Say E-Cigarettes Are Less Harmful To The People Around Them; But Are They Really?

Researchers are finding electronic cigarettes have developed a good reputation around young parents who believe that the devices are less harmful than regular cigarettes. Many young parents are using electronic according to research that will presented o
Medical Daily
added May 5, 2014 20:34

Young Adults Think E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Ones

- A small number of young parents are using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), while a wide majority of young adults believe e-cigarettes are less hazardous than regular cigarettes, according to a new survey.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 4, 2014 23:10

Real Parents Real Answers

Where Parents Talk & Share About Kids Not Smoking
Real Parents Real Answers (Lorillard)
added May 2, 2014 07:57

Lorillard Enhances Strategies To Keep Kids Smoke Free

Revised Website Provides Broader Parenting Advice – All Designed To Build Relationships To Keep Kids From Smoking ... parents aren’t seeking out websites devoted solely to youth smoking prevention. This doesn’t mean they don’t see the need to talk to thei
PR Web
added May 2, 2014 07:41

[UK-Scotland] CANT: If you’re lighting up, take it right outside

if you’re having a cigarette it’s vital to protect your kids from dangerous, invisible smoke. It’s not worth risking their health today and for the rest of their lives for that cigarette indoors. All you have to do is take it right outside.
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 1, 2014 10:01

[Africa] MWITA: Tanzania: Smoking Ravages Children's Health

TODAY I have my mind on the effect of smoking on children. Boys and girls as young as ten years are often seen puffing on cigarettes in schools these days. Not many people understand why this incredible behaviour has taken root among children. A few deca
added Apr 29, 2014 12:42

[Russia, UK] See shocking moment reckless dad 'teaches toddler son to smoke' in video that has sparked outrage online

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Furious reaction as the disturbing clip shows the shirtless man light up and hand the cigarette to the young child as they sit at kitchen table
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 26, 2014 13:07

Chemist Direct reviews the risk to children exposed to second-hand or passive smoking and investigates the increases of disease and the ageing of arteries

Multiple studies from around the world show evidence of the danger of tobacco and cigarette smoking from as far back as 1964, continued studies show that the range of disease risks also apply to those exposed to second-hand smoke, particularly for childr
PR Web
added Apr 25, 2014 15:47

[Indiana] Surface danger: Tobacco's effects linger long after smoke clears

It is known as thirdhand smoke, the residual contamination from tobacco smoke. "Carcinogens hang around," said Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. William VanNess. Pediatricians were among the first to notice the effects of thirdhand smoke, said Mi
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Apr 25, 2014 15:37
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