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[UK-Scotland] Smoking parents 'pollute children'

Young children of smokers are being exposed to high levels of nicotine intake and air pollution comparable with major industrial smog, according to a study by an anti-smoking charity. Ash Scotland tested children aged one to five from 54 smoking househo
BBC Online
added Dec 20, 2013 13:07
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[UK-Scotland] Pollution in smoking households 'equivalent to Beijing smog'

Smokers are exposing very young children to levels of air pollution equivalent to Beijing smog, according to a study by anti-smoking charity Ash Scotland. The study looked at children aged between one and five in 54 households in Aberdeenshire where at
STV (uk)
added Dec 20, 2013 13:06
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[Kentucky] UK study examines relationship between smoke-free laws and children in the home

Results of the study revealed significant predictors of having a smoke-free home, including education beyond high school, being a nonsmoker, living in an urban county and the year of study participation.
KyForward
added Dec 20, 2013 12:41
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[UK] Childhood asthma secondhand smoke education vital

A US study has found that smokers caring for children with asthma often underestimate levels of secondhand smoke exposure. Among 738 smokers interviewed, those who looked after children with asthma were significantly more likely to report having a smokin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:38
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Intergenerational Transfer of Smoking Across Three Generations and Forty-five Years [FREE FULL TEXT]

Regardless of generation, parent smoking behavior has a direct influence on offspring smoking behavior. The link between grandparent (G1) and grandchild (G3) smoking is mediated by parent (G2) smoking, suggesting that smoking behavior is passed from one g
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 16, 2013 20:50
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[UK] Signs go up urging people not to smoke in Bath's play areas

Bath & North East Somerset Council committed to a national initiative aimed at reducing the number of people smoking this week - and the play areas are one of the first targets. The council has already put up signs in 25 of its play parks asking parents
Bath Chronicle (uk)
added Dec 14, 2013 13:05
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

* Note that this survey suggests an association between third-hand smoke (when parents smoke but not in the house) and an increased risk of respiratory complaints in children. * Be aware that there was no reported effect of second-hand smoke. This lack
MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2013 16:35
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[Netherlands] Cigarettes' harm that smoke alarms can't detect | Scope Blog

A new study has found that children from birth to 13 years of age who were exposed to third-hand smoke from parents who reported that they smoked outside the house showed double the risk of respiratory tract infections, and an even greater incidence of wh
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Dec 13, 2013 16:34
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Biomarker Evidence of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Participating in Lead Screening

TSE is highly prevalent among children undergoing lead screening, and exposure levels are greater among Black children and children on Medicaid. TSE may contribute to lead exposure. Concurrent lead screening and biological screening for TSE may be a feasi
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:19
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Kids Who See Movie Violence Also See Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Study

"Parents should be aware that youth who watch PG-13 movies will be exposed to characters whose violence is linked to other more common behaviors, such as alcohol and sex, and that they should consider whether they want their children exposed to that infl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 10, 2013 17:33
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