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[UK] Girls are more likely to be autistic if their grandmother SMOKED while they were pregnant

The risk of them being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is 53 per cent higher, researchers found. They were also 67 per cent more likely to display traits associated with the condition, like poor social skills and repetitive behaviours.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 27, 2017 13:38
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[Indonesia] Chain-smoking TWO-year-old, now aged nine, kicks his 40-a-day habit and becomes the star pupil at his primary school

Aldi, nine, has managed to stay off cigarettes and lose weight and is in Year 4 at his local elementary school
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:44
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[Oklahoma] Tulsa parks could go smoke-free

Dart said he's working with the city to pass an ordinance to make parks smoke-free. People we spoke with at LaFortune Park said it's a great idea. Kristin and Andrea, both mothers, said they always get uneasy when someone lights up near their children.
KTUL-TV Channel 8 (Tulsa, OK)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[Kentucky] Study says only way to protect children from nicotine exposure is to not smoke in house — or quit

“Parents may think that not smoking around their child is enough, but this is not the case. These findings emphasize that the only safe way to protect children from smoke exposure is to quit smoking and ban smoking in the home,” Dr. Melinda Mahabee-Gitte
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:46
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New study warns of dangers of third-hand smoke

A study in the Journal of Tobacco Control found high levels of nicotine on the hands of children of smokers--three times higher than non-smoking adults who live with smokers--as well as traces of nicotine in their saliva.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:56
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New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Smoked Marijuana

The poll also found that American parents aren't that worried about their kids smoking weed. Out of all parents surveyed (not just those who had tried marijuana), the leading concern is a fear that their kids will smoke cigarettes. I
NBC News
added Apr 19, 2017 01:26
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Studies On Asthma In Kids & Smoking Show How Major The Risk Factor Is

researchers have found that the effects of smoking on asthma rates goes beyond just parents who smoke around their kids. Studies have found, for example, that pregnant women's secondhand smoke exposure is also dangerous — even babies of non-smoking pregna
Romper
added Apr 19, 2017 00:30
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$20K IN GRANTS OFFERED TO PROGRAMS AIMED AT REDUCING TOBACCO USE IN KENTUCKY

WellCare of Kentucky announced on Tuesday that it will award $20,000 in grants to support community efforts across Kentucky to reduce tobacco use and promote smoke-free environments. The investment was announced at today’s annual Kentucky Center for Smok
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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[Ohio] A new worry for smokers' families: 'thirdhand smoke'

Reynolds American Inc., the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, declined to comment on the study. The Altria Group, the leading U.S. cigarette manufacturer, did not respond to requests for comment. Miller is skeptical of the threat thir
USA Today
added Apr 17, 2017 18:32
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[Asia] Smoking keeps China’s poor mired in poverty, global agencies say

From buying cigarettes to paying hospital bills and losing a breadwinner, the economic burden of tobacco use is crippling, says UN and WHO
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2017 19:48
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