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[UK, New York] Men who smoke before puberty may raise obesity risk in future offspring: study

Men who start smoking before the age of 11 risk having sons who are overweight, British researchers have found, adding to evidence that lifestyle factors even in childhood can affect the health of future offspring. The scientists said the findings, part
New York Daily News
added Apr 28, 2014 13:22
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[UK] Men who smoke regularly before their teens have fatter sons

The effect was not seen in the sons of men who started smoking later, suggesting boys are particularly sensitive to environmental exposures before the start of puberty.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 3, 2014 15:08
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[UK] Study: Men who started smoking as boys could be more likely to father obese sons

Men who started to smoke before the age of 11 are more likely to have overweight teenage boys compared to men started smoking later in life or who have never smoked at all, a study has found.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 3, 2014 15:06
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to reduce effect of smoke on children in the Lothians

NHS Lothian is keen to get the message across about smoking in the home and the effect of that on children. Around 50,000 children are estimated to be at risk of exposure to second-hand smoke in Lothians and health officials say it is up to their parents
Edinburgh Reporter (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:33
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[UK] Campaign urges smokers in Western Isles to ‘take it right outside’

the campaign is urging people to take smoking right outside of the home or car for the sake of their children. NHS Western Isles Smoking Cessation Co-ordinator, Joanne O’Donnell, said: “NHS Western Isles strongly supports this campaign, welcoming every i
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:31
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[UK] Mum calls on smokers to quit after watching dad die of smoking-related dementia

“Dad first started smoking at the age of nine. Although that seems incredibly young to start, he would tell us that was just the norm at the time and the health implications simply weren’t known. “We first realised something was wrong when dad started f
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:46
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Children exploited in tobacco fields

Children of many villages of Lalmonirhat are working at tobacco plantations along with their parents who are unaware of the harmful effects of the crop. Harvesting and processing poses serious threat to their health and mindset. Although most parents are
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:04
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[UK-Wales] Smoke-free car campaign urges families to have fresh start

SHOPPERS in Newport got more than their groceries this week, as the Fresh Start team joined families at ASDA to teach them about children's exposure to second-hand smoke in cars.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:44
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to stub out smoking near children

PEOPLE who smoke near children are being targeted in a public health campaign to create a tobacco-free generation. Second-hand smoke is estimated to cause more than 20,000 cases of respiratory infection in children and account for one in five cot deaths
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:46
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[UK-Scotland] Advert warns of risks of smoking at home

An advert stressing that harmful chemicals linger in the air up to five hours after cigarettes have been put out has been released as part of the drive which aims to spare 50,000 children from second-hand smoke.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:44
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