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[Colorado] [4460.8] Marijuana Exposure in Children Hospitalized for Bronchiolitis

CONCLUSIONS: One in six young children in our study was exposed to marijuana. Marijuana should never been smoked in the presence of children. More research needs to be done to investigate secondhand marijuana exposure, and to track the impact of changing
Pediatric Academic Societies
added Apr 30, 2016 15:42

[Colorado] One in six children hospitalized for lung inflammation positive for marijuana exposure

A new study to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting found that one in six infants and toddlers admitted to a Colorado hospital with coughing, wheezing and other symptoms of bronchiolitis tested positive for marijuana exposure. Th
added Apr 30, 2016 15:40

[Colorado] Children exposed to marijuana smoke may absorb traces of the drug

Parents who smoke marijuana need to be aware that their children are being exposed to drug compounds as well as the toxic effects of secondhand smoke. Until more robust studies determine the impact of this exposure, it’s best to take a conservative appro
added Apr 30, 2016 15:39

[UK-Scotland] Study finds children of smokers at higher risk of sickness‏ ($$)

A large-scale study found those exposed to cigarette fumes in the home spent much longer in hospital or visiting the family GP. Surgeries and paediatric emergency departments need warnings about “the dangers of smoking around children” to increase aware
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 30, 2016 02:28

[UK] Stacey Solomon is ready for the snow in funky pink ski suit as she larks around with her two sons... before stealing a moment for cheeky cigarette

Stacey's snowy and smokey day out comes after she came under fire when she was pictured enjoying a cigarette when she was seven months pregnant with Leighton. When appearing on This Morning to explain her choice, she was asked by Holly Willoughby if sh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 19:10

[Mexico, USA] Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born

In Mexico, for example, women generally have strong social support networks and low stress levels during pregnancy, Heck said. Also, she added, “Foreign mothers have incredibly low rates of smoking, drinking or drug use,” and smoking during pregnancy is
added Apr 26, 2016 19:06

[Pennsylvania] Tossed cigarette leads to car chase, crash and foot pursuit

WILKES-BARRE — What started as a traffic stop for a tossed cigarette turned into a car chase with children in the pursued vehicle, a crash into a building and foot race before a Wilkes-Barre man was caught and charged.
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43

[California] Is your child using e-cigarettes? New CDC report shows vaping rates at unprecedented levels among adolescents

While preliminary research indicates that vapor has fewer carcinogens than the smoke produced by burning dried tobacco leaves, vaping’s long-term impact on the lungs remains in question. Scientists emphasize that they simply haven’t had the decades neede
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42

[Nebraska] COFFEY: Smoking was seen as a sign of sophistication

my mother was born in an era that birthed some of the most glamorous actresses in Hollywood...despite my pointing out that oxygen is highly flammable and that was perhaps not the best idea. While she eventually quit, it was too little, too late. Followin
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42

Potsdam girl wins Kick Butts Day Art Contest with 'The Smoking Gun' artwork

First place was award to Emily Theobald of Potsdam. Her artwork, entitled “The Smoking Gun” depicts the deadly effects of secondhand smoke, particularly on infants and children. “We would like to commend her on her artistry and emphasis on such an import
North Country (NY) This Week
added Apr 18, 2016 14:33
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