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[Pakistan] Doctors urged to launch massive campaign against smoking

Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has stressed upon the doctors community for launching massive awareness campaign for sensitizing the people about hazardous aspects of smoking with a view to prevent TB, heart,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:34
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[California] Teen Talk: Parents' hard line on e-cigarettes sparks rift

What makes me mad is that e-cigs are not harmful or dangerous like regular cigarettes, so I feel like my parents are overreacting... DEAR BROOKE: E-cigs are simply liquid nicotine ... be careful that you aren’t setting up a lifelong nicotine habit.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 22, 2014 06:51
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RJ Reynolds Says Evidence Doesn't Support $4M Engle Award ($$)

arguing that the damages for pain and suffering were not in line with the evidence showing that the smoker was abusive to his wife. Jones Day's Gregory Katsas, who argued on behalf of the tobacco company in front of a panel of Florida's Third District Co
Law360
added Aug 21, 2014 21:32
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[UK-Wales] Sudden infant deaths: 'We are failing hundreds of babies every year,' warns charity

Not enough is being done to reduce the number of unexplained infant deaths in Wales, a safer baby charity has warned. The warning from the Lullaby Trust ...“Once born, breastfeeding support and helping parents stay smoke free are important safeguards ag
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:10
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Tobacco exposure before and after birth increases childhood allergies

A large new study evaluated the risk if prenatal and postnatal tobaccos smoke exposure for asthma, rhinitis (inflammation of nasal membranes), and eczema (skin rash). The study was published online on August 18 in the journal Pediatrics by Swedish resear
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:42
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The anthropometry of children and adolescents may be influenced by the prenatal smoking habits of their grandmothers: A longitudinal cohort study

When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked (MGM+M+) girls had reduced height, weight, and fat/lean/bone mass when compared with girls born to smoking mothers whose own mothers had not smoked (MGM−M+). Conclusions This study indicates t
American Journal of Human Biology
added Aug 20, 2014 09:27
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[UK] NEWCASTLE 10-YEAR-OLD HELPS GRANDMOTHER QUIT SMOKING

Bethany, a Year 5 pupil at Thomas Walling Primary Academy in Blakelaw, urged 56-year-old Julie to quit the habit because it made her "really sad and worried" to see her grandmother smoking. All of the nasty things inside cigarettes make you ill and give
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:16
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[Sweden] For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

The study, which followed nearly 4,000 children in Sweden for 16 years, underscores the dangers of parental smoking, experts say. "Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy or infancy increases a child's risk of developing allergic disease even up
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 16:03
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Legal Marijuana For Parents, but Not Their Kids

The brain is still wiring itself during adolescence, and marijuana — or any drug use — during this period essentially trains the reward system to embrace a mind-altering chemical. “We know that 90 percent of adults who are addicted began use in teenage y
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 18, 2014 18:54
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[UK] Chain-smoking mum and son stub out habit after puffing on almost 1.5 MILLION cigarettes

A chain-smoking mum and son have kicked the habit after puffing on more than 1,436,120 cigarettes and spending almost £650,000. Anne Donnelly, 88, and son Tony, 66, smoked for a combined total of 128 years after starting as schoolchildren.
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:32
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