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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

VIDEO: SEE IT: Russian dad teaches naked toddler how to smoke

The undated video of a father and his toddler son smoking together in the kitchen is not exactly the smartest example of family bonding.
New York Daily News
added Apr 25, 2014 10:54

SULLUM: Save E-Cigarettes From the Children

Last year I gave our oldest daughter an electronic cigarette kit for her 20th birthday. At that point Francine, who started smoking at 17, was going through two or three packs of Camels a day—which was pretty impressive, especially since she was not allo
Reason Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 18:29

ZUGER: HARD CASES Too Much Family Love

It could have been worse, I suppose, but it could have been much better. In the best of hindsight-enabled worlds, we would have had the sense (or, possibly, the correct phrase would be “the power”) to ease that mass of loving family away from the bed and
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 14, 2014 19:51

[UK] Still smoking! Madonna, 55, provocatively poses on a motorcycle in just a bra while puffing away on a cigarette after criticising her daughter for taking up the same habit

Madonna has posed in a seductive new photo shoot smoking a cigarette while lying on a motorcycle. While the photo, in which the singer poses in just a bra, is racy enough, the 55-year-old may find herself in hot water over the image - with her daughter L
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:51

[UK] Many smokers back family car ban

More than half of smokers would support legislation to ban smoking in cars if children are present, according to a survey. Legislation could be introduced in the next few months, with 55% of smokers backing it, a poll of 1,000 drivers by Auto Trader fou
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:15

[UK] Home smoking causes cot deaths - NHS Ayrshire claim

An astonishing health claim that babies are dying in their cots because a parent smokes in the house, has been made. NHS Ayrshire & Arran have joined in a new campaign to stop people smoking in their homes and cars.
Largs & Millport Weekly News (uk)
added Apr 6, 2014 08:20

Calls to poison centers about e-cigarettes have surged

Between September 2010 and February this year, the volume of calls involving e-cigarettes rose nationally from about one per month to 215 per month, even as reports involving conventional cigarettes showed no similar increase, the agency said. It also sa
Washington Post
added Apr 4, 2014 12:56
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[UK] European Journal of Human Genetics - Prepubertal start of father/'s smoking and increased body fat in his sons: further characterisation of paternal transgenerational responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results highlight the importance of the developmental timing of the paternal exposure as well as gender differences in offspring outcomes. Smoking by boys in mid childhood may contribute to obesity in adolescent boys of the next generation.
added Apr 28, 2014 13:24
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