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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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Grandparents are posing serious health risks to children, scientists warn

They spoil their grandchildren with sweet "treats" and big helpings of fattening food, and expose their young lungs to second hand tobacco smoke, it is alleged.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:31
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Mother believes her baby’s serious lung infection came from secondhand smoke at restaurant

Word. Is it time yet for Kuala Lumpur to join the ranks of London, New York, Paris and uh… Singapore and take our smoking away from poor little baby lungs?
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:59
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign targets adults giving children tobacco products

(ASH) have found that the majority of children who smoke get their tobacco from friends or family, who believe they are doing them a favour. The #NotAFavour campaign highlights the health and addiction problems young people face when they take up smokin
STV (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:36
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Celebrate This Veteran's Day Tobacco Free

This Veteran’s Day, CDC is supporting veterans by sharing free resources available to help them quit tobacco use. Cigarette smoking and other tobacco use are harmful to the health of any user, but for active-duty military personnel tobacco use can be esp
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 9, 2017 18:46
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[Washington] ‘Black Lives/Black Lungs’ documentary reveals deadly impact of targeted menthol cigarette advertising

The 15-minute video, which investigates how big tobacco companies targeted black communities in menthol cigarette advertisements, is Mondy’s first foray into filmmaking and has captured some national attention.
The Spokesman-Review
added Nov 8, 2017 16:52
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