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The Growing Popularity of Vaping

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has meant that rules and regulations concerning where smoking is allowed have had to be reviewed, leading to e-cigarettes and vaping equipment also being banned from a number of places.
Endeavor Magazine / Littlegate Publishing (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] This IS personal: Health advocates share pain of losing loved ones to tobacco

MANILA – Health advocates known to have lobbied for stronger tobacco control have taken their fight to social media, sharing their personal experience with smoking. Dr. Antonio Dans, professor of cardiology and clinical epidemiology at the University of
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:45
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[Ireland] Ill Dublin Granny holds €23K worth of cigarettes to clear daughter's drug debt

The 61-year-old suffering with cancer was approached by a man who asked her to keep a total of 46,600 untaxed cigarettes
Dublin Live (ie)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:18
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[Asia, Israel] PARENTS IN A FOG OVER KIDS’ SECONDHAND SMOKE EXPOSURE, TAU RESEARCH FINDS

Israeli parents who smoke fail to estimate how much and even where their children are exposed to secondhand smoke from tobacco, according to a recently published study by Tel Aviv University researchers in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. F
Jerusalem Post
added Nov 17, 2017 14:56
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke may be vastly underestimated by parents

Four out of 10 children in the US are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to the American Heart Association. A new Tel Aviv University study suggests that parents who smoke mistakenly rely on their own physical senses to gauge the presence of tobacco
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 16, 2017 01:04
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[UK] Scientists claim grandparents could be bad for your children's health - but Manchester parents disagree

"My dad does smoke and my mum probably does give them too much chocolate and they watch TV, but they’ve helped me loads with childcare which I would otherwise struggle to afford."
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 00:28
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[UK] Scientists warn that grandparents may pose cancer threat to children

Dr Chambers added: "From the studies we looked at, it appears that parents often find it difficult to discuss the issues of passive smoking and over-treating grandchildren. "Given that many parents now rely on grandparents for care, the mixed messages a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:20
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[UK] Grandparents risk harming health of grandchildren by giving too many treats, say health experts

“Behaviour such as exposure to smoking and regularly treating children increases cancer risks as children grow into adulthood,” said lead author Dr Stephanie Chambers. “Currently grandparents are not the focus of public health messaging targeted at pare
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:03
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[UK] A systematic review of grandparents’ influence on grandchildren’s cancer risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many lifestyle patterns are established when children are young. ...For a practice such as smoking, it is during the teenage years that this habit is generally established. Smoking, diet and physical activity, along with excess weight, have been identifie
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'

smoking around the children, even when they had been asked not to, became an area of conflict between grandparents and parents. Conversely, in certain cases, the birth of a grandchild became a catalyst to a grandparent giving up smoking - or changing thei
BBC Online
added Nov 15, 2017 15:19
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