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[Finland] Carotid plaque in adulthood after childhood exposure to parental smoking

“Exposure to parental smoking early in life has an irreversible effect on arterial health in adulthood,” state the investigators in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. However, “parents who are unable to give up smoking can nonetheless lessen th
Nature
added Apr 14, 2015 17:18
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Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the frailty syndrome in US older adults

In the US nonsmoking older adult population, exposure to SHS was associated with an increased frequency of frailty. More efforts are needed to protect older adults from SHS, especially at home and in other areas not covered by smoke-free regulations.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 13, 2015 15:07
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[Indonesia] Daily Star Boy, 7, hooked on cigs: Child smoked 30-a-day from age THREE

In fact Dihan Awalidan has cut down and now lights up about 16 times a day. Better than the three packs a day he used to smoke, but still massively alarming by any standards. He is just one of the handful of young boys in the small village of Cicapar i
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2015 14:40
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[Canada] FAMILY LIFE: Second-hand marijuana smoke may affect child's brain

Q: Whenever I visit my granddaughter's house I can smell pot smoke. ...A: Currently marijuana is not legalized in Canada. Much debate continues as to the legalization of this substance. I will forgo that discussion here.
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:26
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ROBBINS: Global warming didn't give Malia asthma: Column

Which brings us back to her father and his Marlboros... Research funded by the National Institutes of Health has shown that smoking outside doesn't totally protect children from secondhand smoke. Even when smoking is done outside, nicotine in infants' ha
USA Today
added Apr 10, 2015 02:52
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[New Zealand] Mum urges smokefree footpaths

Children should be free to walk past or sit in cafes without being assaulted by secondhand cigarette smoke, Palmerston North city councillors have been told.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 10, 2015 02:21
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‘BOOM!’ Obama’s ‘personal’ story of climate change gets smoked

Secondhand smoke does indeed aggravate asthma, but don’t tell that to the president who has a “climate change” agenda to sound the alarm about.
Twitchy
added Apr 9, 2015 00:04
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Secondhand smoke still on the rise

Statistics from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show that reduced exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, African-Americans, those living in poverty and those living in rental housing.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 9, 2015 00:01
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[Illinois] Qaseem: Smoking around children should be illegal

Children of smokers have no choice but to reside in their homes. They are subjected day after day to chemicals that cause infections, cancer, heart disease and respiratory problems, with little hope of respite. Child abuse is already illegal, and we must
Daily Northwestern
added Apr 6, 2015 12:39
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[UK] Shocking game of 'Russian roulette' played by pregnant smokers in Suffolk

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy have been warned they are playing “Russian roulette” with their child’s health after shocking statistics revealed the dangerous habit is still rife in Suffolk... An investigation by this newspaper found that more than o
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:52
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