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[UK] Another reason to quit cigarettes: Secondhand smoke makes people around you FAT

Smoking alters the body's resistance to insulin, leading to weight gain / Surprisingly, secondhand or passive smoke is the biggest culprit / Partners or children of people who smoke most at risk of gaining weight
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:21
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[Utah] BYU researchers: Secondhand smoke raises body fat

Living with a smoker can gunk up your lungs, but it also could make you gain weight. New research from Brigham Young University suggests inhaling secondhand smoke raises body fat and throws off metabolism.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Nov 4, 2014 07:35
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[Utah] Exposure to secondhand smoke causes weight gain, BYU researchers say

People who live with smokers are at increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic disease... “For people who are in a home with a smoker, particularly children, the increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic problems is massive.” Benjamin Bikman
Deseret News
added Nov 4, 2014 07:10
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[UK-Scotland] Air pollution in smokers’ homes can reach outdoor levels in worst cities

“Making your home smoke-free is key to reducing your exposure to PM2.5; for non-smokers who live with a smoker the impact of implementing smoke-free house rules would reduce their daily intake of PM2.5 by 70 percent or more,” Semple told Reuters Health i
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2014 15:27
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Thirdhand smoke: Toxic airborne pollutants linger long after the smoke clears

a new study assessing the health effects of thirdhand smoke constituents present in indoor air. Looking at levels of more than 50 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and airborne particles for 18 hours after smoking had taken place, they found that thirdha
physorg.com
added Nov 3, 2014 13:57
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Full and Home Smoking Ban Adoption after a Randomized Controlled Trial Targeting Secondhand Smoke Exposure Reduction

Smoking bans are in-line with Healthy People 2020’s tobacco objectives and may be more feasible for parents with medically compromised children for immediate SHSe reduction. Furthermore, interventions targeting full smoking bans may be a more effective fo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 1, 2014 22:26
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[UK] Teenagers who hate their hometown are turning to smoking and drinking 'to cope'

It found that a fifth of young people start smoking and drinking due to dissatisfaction with the place they live, despite and overall downward trend for these behaviours in the UK and the US. The study revealed young people said they felt unhappy with th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2014 19:55
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[Tennessee] Health department launches anti-tobacco billboard campaign

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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[Tennessee] Local billboards targeting secondhand smoke

Both Hamilton County and state health officials have launch an anti-tobacco campaign aimed at educating the public about the effects of secondhand smoke on children. The campaign involves the use of large billboards that are being placed throughout South
News 12 Chattanooga, TN
added Oct 29, 2014 09:32
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking study shows Aberdeen home air pollution levels worse than Beijing

Smoking study shows Aberdeen home air pollution levels worse than Beijing An Aberdeen University study has shown the extent of the pollution caused by smokingAn Aberdeen University study has shown the extent of the pollution caused by smoking By Stephen W
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Oct 28, 2014 07:43
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