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[Texas] Outdoor Smokers May Still Sicken Kids with Thirdhand Smoke

While parents might think smoking outside the home is a smart idea, new research suggests it might not do much good in protecting the health of children, especially infants.
NEWS92FM (Houston, TX)
added Aug 15, 2014 12:13
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Slim Majority in US Call Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

Less than half of U.S. smokers with children younger than 18, 44%, believe exposure to secondhand smoke is "very harmful" to adults. That contrasts with two-thirds of parents who don't smoke, and 61% of adult nonsmokers without children younger than 18. M
Gallup Organization
added Aug 14, 2014 06:29
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[Africa, Uganda] Babies exposed to smoking more sickly

One of the devastating effects of smoking during pregnancy is that the baby is either born prematurely or with low birth weight. Daniel Kadobera, an epidemiologist in the ministry of Health, says cigarette smoke restricts blood vessels, therefore, reduci
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:47
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[Ireland] Heavy-smoking bigamist, who 'hated' wife for smoking, fails to stop son emigrating

A Muslim bigamist who smokes heavily told a family court judge in England that his estranged Muslim “wife” was not “principled” – because she smoked. He told Mr Justice Holman that it was “alright for him as a male to smoke cigarettes” but she was “not a
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:14
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[Oregon] Pot-smoking mom objects to doctors advise to not breastfeed newborn

Cain had been smoking marijuana during her pregnancy, on her midwife's advice she says, for anxiety and nausea. Cain isn't worried about THC - the compound in marijuana that gets you high - in her bloodstream or breast milk. "There are several studies
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 10, 2014 21:59
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[Texas] Letter: A single mom tells her smoke-related story

When I got home from work, I had to change clothes in the garage and shower because my son was highly allergic to the smoke on my clothes. So to answer their question, that’s what kind of single mom, or single parent, who works in a bar. One who is wil
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Aug 10, 2014 17:54
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[UK-Scotland] Big Tiny calls on parents to keep kids safe from second hand smoke

A NEW recruit in the campaign to protect children from second hand smoke has been unveiled to call on parents to keep kids safe.
Evening Times (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 07:53
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[UK] Smoking scarecrow causes complaints for Gruffalo authors

Outraged parents take to Amazon to leave scathing reviews of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffer's new book
MadeForMums (uk)
added Aug 5, 2014 11:46
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[UK] Angry parents criticise Julia Donaldson for 'inappropriate' smoking scarecrow

former children’s laureate, has been criticised by angry parents after her latest picture book featured a character smoking,... The Scarecrows' Wedding, features a self-proclaimed “dashing” scarecrow who blows smoke rings with a cigar to impress his inten
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 3, 2014 15:56
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking gun: Mum's battle with cigs as stats show how second-hand smoke is really harming kids

New statistics have revealed kids who grow up in a house full of smokers are three times more likely to become smokers. And, by then, the toxic fumes from your smoking habit could well have damaged your child’s health. The harmful compounds of second-h
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:39
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