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[Africa, Nigeria] Son kills Father over Anti-smoking Advice

Tragedy struck Monday ... when a middle-aged family man was reportedly killed by his own son... received the beating of his life when his son, Ikenna pounced on him in an apparent bid to express his anger over his father's advice that he should quit smo
This Day (ng)
added Jul 7, 2014 20:54

[Canada, UK] McLAREN: Flirting with a smoke-free future

Making smoking illegal for those born in the new millennium sends a clear message: That it’s not normal or responsible to smoke, even if your parents or your older brother do it. As all parents instinctively know, sometimes a flawed rule is better than n
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 3, 2014 17:28

[UK] Mums 'should know cot death link'

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said families should learn about safe sleeping habits for babies ... "It's imperative that all parents and carers know about the association between sudden infant death syndrome and falling aslee
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 3, 2014 09:50

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: More can be done to protect children from tobacco

ASH Scotland has recently researched how Scottish local authorities are going about protecting the children in their care ... potentially, as many as half of Scotland’s local authorities do not have tobacco control policies for care services that deal wi
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 2, 2014 12:02
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LIEBLING: At last, Minnesota's foster kids will be protected from secondhand smoke

Two years ago, I wrote in MinnPost about a bill I had introduced in the Legislature proposing to make Minnesota’s foster homes smoke-free. It’s been a long road, but I’m very pleased to report that, beginning this month, all Minnesota children in foster
added Jul 1, 2014 10:46

KRISTOF: Kids Behind Bars

I’ve become particularly impressed by the power of early interventions, even in utero. For example, smoking during pregnancy approximately doubles the risk that the child, if a boy, will be incarcerated decades later as an adult (that seems to be because
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 30, 2014 01:29

Motivational Interviewing Helps Reduce Home Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Inner City Children at Risk

Motivational interviewing, a counseling strategy that gained popularity in the treatment of alcoholics, uses a patient-centered counseling approach to help motivate people to change behaviors. Experts say it stands in contrast to externally driven tactic
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Jun 27, 2014 15:18

Stephen Strasburg says he will quit chewing tobacco

While mourning the death of his college coach, Tony Gwynn, Stephen Strasburg says he made a decision to quit chewing tobacco. His primary reason is his daughter. "I think it's a disgusting habit, looking back on it," the Nationals right-hander said on M
Major League Baseball (MLB)
added Jun 24, 2014 17:49

Fear of chewing tobacco grips MLB in wake of Gwynn’s death

Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg — who pitched at San Diego State when Gwynn coached the team — is one of the players who has said he will give up smokeless tobacco, and he cited his young daughter as another reason for quitting. “I think it’s a disgusting
New York Post
added Jun 24, 2014 15:04

Smoking during pregnancy: What are the risks?

How smoking and second-hand smoke affect your baby and why it's never too late to quit
Parent Dish (AOL Lifestyle)
added Jun 20, 2014 15:36
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