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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests. "Early life exposure to secondhand smoke is a well-established risk factor for asthma and, in some studies, for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 7, 2017 12:42
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Rosemond: Vaping and peer pressure

I found a vaping pen hidden in my 13-year-old son's room...A:...garden-variety nicotine addiction is not reliably associated with any specific health or behavioral risk....has positive effects on cognitive functioning and appears to be a "brain vitamin" o
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Mar 5, 2017 01:27
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco drive: Students will now appeal to relatives

Taking cue from Hanumangarh's 12-year-old girl, who made an emotional appeal to her father to quit tobacco, the health department has decided to ask children in schools to write similar appeals to their family members who consume tobacco, requesting them
Times of India
added Mar 5, 2017 01:17
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The role of smoking in social networks on smoking cessation and relapse among adults: A longitudinal study

smoking behavior in social networks, especially among household members and friends, is strongly associated with smoking cessation and relapse. These findings further support the spread of smoking within social networks, and provide evidence for network-b
Preventive Medicine
added Mar 4, 2017 16:00
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[Asia] Antenatal tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure in the home in India

CONCLUSIONS: Antenatal tobacco use and SHS exposure in the home is a significant public health problem in India. Programs should target low socioeconomic status pregnant women, including single pregnant mothers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 3, 2017 02:51
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AAP: Parents, Don't Smoke Pot in Front of the Kids

The developing adolescent brain can be harmed by cannabis consumption, especially by regular use Even vaporizing cannabis -- as opposed to smoking it -- can introduce toxic chemicals into young bodies Parents should not consume cannabis in front of their
MedPage Today
added Feb 27, 2017 17:17
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[Asia] A neglected opportunity for China’s tobacco control? Shift in smoking behavior during and after wives’ pregnancy

Pregnancy offers an opportunity to decrease smoking amongst Chinese males. Intervention programs involving expectant fathers may be effective to further reduce prevalence of smoking among men in China.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:20
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Smoking with Kids in the Car May Become Illegal in Oklahoma

Legislation would make it illegal for the driver or a passenger in a motor vehicle to smoke cigarettes, pipes or cigars 'if a child is also present' in the vehicle. The fine for violating the proposal would be $20, equivalent to the penalty for a seat-b
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 26, 2017 19:39
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Cigar smoking poses cancer risk

OK, Dad, you’ve got the straight scoop on the dangers of smoking that cigar. Please do your children, yourself, and other family members (including pets) a huge favor and abandon the cigar habit. Your family thanks you.
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Feb 26, 2017 18:22
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[California] JOHNSON: Second hand MJ smoke reaching children

marijuana users must be extra vigilant in keeping marijuana inaccessible to children and NOT use marijuana products in the presence of children to minimize secondhand smoke and THC exposure. Call the Poison Control Center at (800)222-1222 for concerns ab
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 24, 2017 17:44
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