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Family, peers influence teens' e-cigarette use

Teens are more likely to use electronic cigarettes if their friends and family view them as cool or acceptable, a new study suggests.
added Jul 29, 2015 16:50

HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35

[UK] VIDEO: Norfolk smokers urged to take 'seven steps' away from children before lighting up

Norfolk County Council says rather than smoking inside their house, opening a window or simply opening the back door, smokers should take seven steps away from their home. They say this will help prevent thousands of children being exposed to deadly cig
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:37

Children with asthma exposed to SHS more likely experience comorbidities

are more likely to be obese, according to study results. The researchers reported that children exposed to smoke are also more likely to have severe asthma and use health care less. Regan C. Pyle, DO, division of allergic diseases at Mayo Clinic in Roc
added Jul 27, 2015 14:01

[UK] Should you try e-cigarettes when trying to give smoking if you're pregnant?

No, e-cigarettes are not recommended as safe during pregnancy - because they're unlicensed and unregulated. The manufacturers say they are safe but the experts aren't sure. So the current advice is to avoid.
MadeForMums (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 18:49

[UK] VIDEO: Wirral Google Street View smoker caught by 'fuming' wife

A man who was trying to give up smoking was caught lighting up by his "fuming" wife in one of the most unlikely ways. Donald Riding, from Wirral in Merseyside, was pictured holding a cigarette by a Google Street View car after saying he had kicked the ha
BBC Online
added Jul 24, 2015 10:47


almost 85 percent of U.S. children from low-income families are chronically exposed to secondhand smoke – especially from maternal smoking. A new five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development awarded to th
added Jul 23, 2015 17:11
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[Mississippi] Pascagoula considers banning people from lighting up in public parks

Lighting up at Beach Park in Pascagoula could soon be banned and some parents like the idea. They feel if they don't smoke around their kids, no one else should. “I am a smoker, but I think it is good they don't smoke around the kids like at the park an
WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:34
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[Australia] Makeup free new mother Asher Keddie smokes roll-up cigarettes with husband Vincent Fantauzzo in a desolate park two days in a row after giving birth in March

unfortunately it appears that becoming a mother hasn't convinced Asher to quit her unhealthy habit.... did her best to keep her smoking a secret as she donned a pair of dark sunglasses and stood up against the walls of an isolated soccer shelter during br
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2015 14:40

[New Zealand] Don't die, dad: The heart-rending moment a little boy tearfully begs his father to stop drinking and smoking so he won't leave him

In a heartbreaking video that is sweeping social media, a weeping little boy is seen begging his father to stop drinking and smoking because he doesn't want him to die. The Facebook post is already making a huge impact - it has received 81,524 views and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2015 14:38
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