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[Wisconsin] Milwaukee warns secondhand smoke can lead to infant mortality, premature births

The City of Milwaukee is launching a campaign warning that secondhand smoke can lead to infant mortality and premature births. The new effort is the latest phase of the citywide "Strong Baby" campaign. It will be featured on bus shelters throughout the
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 27, 2017 22:13
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Indifference about secondhand smoke

This general apathy may lead many people to ignore the presence of children and put the blame on parents who bring children in such places. The government will have to raise more genuine awareness against smoking in public before such steps become effec
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:54
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[UK] STOPPARD: Third-hand smoke is a silent killer that can be absorbed through the skin

To be honest, I’ve always been worried about the health hazards of this even though I didn’t know it had a name. My concern made me reluctant to let smokers hold my babies even though they refrained from smoking in my house. Tests for its effects have
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Family Ministry designates heat-not-burn tobacco as harmful to minors

The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family on Thursday announced that it would be designating heat-not-burn tobacco products as harmful substances that cannot be sold to minors.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[UK-Scotland] Why ASH Scotland does not support a ban on smoking in the home

Any government ban or legal restriction must always be justified by balancing the benefits achieved against the costs imposed. The practical implications of imposing, and monitoring and enforcing, a ban on smoking in the home are substantial, while any
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:43
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[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Combined Impact of Smoking and Early-Life Exposures on Adult Lung Function Trajectories

Besides accelerating adult FEV1 decline, cigarette smoking also modifies how early-life exposures impact on both midlife FEV1 and FVC. These findings are consistent with smoking impairing pulmonary development during adolescence or early adulthood, thereb
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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Cigarette Smoking alters Epigenetics

smoke from cigarettes actually changes the epigenetic makeup of DNA, thereby paving the road to lung cancer. Unfortunately, smoking is responsible for death in about 50% of the people who don’t quit. Unfortunately, second hand smoke affects children and
World Health.net ( American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:05
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Individual, peer, and family factor modification of neighborhood-level effects on adolescent alcohol, cigarette, e-cigarette, and marijuana use

Community-level programs that increase social cohesion among neighbors, neighborhood monitoring of deviant behaviors, and better policing of open drug selling may prevent ATOD use. Programs should also target RSE and minimize affiliations with peers who
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Oct 19, 2017 00:00
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Smoking around a baby

My husband has mentioned to her ... telling her she will not baby-sit this child if she continues to smoke. ...Dear Fume-Free...secondhand smoke causes “numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, r
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Oct 17, 2017 13:14
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