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Carolyn Hax: How to gently butt out of Grandma’s smokin’ Christmas

You decide what’s meaningful and doable for your family and plant your own flag. Maybe you envisioned that transition for a distant someday, but finding new clarity in a defiant smoker’s cloud is nothing to apologize for.
The Washington Post
added Nov 25, 2015 16:38
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Addressing Tobacco And Secondhand Smoke Exposure In Maternal And Child Survival Programs

Enhancing efforts to prevent tobacco use and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure would close a critical gap in this strategy. Six million people die from tobacco use and 600,000 from SHS each year, with nearly half of SHS deaths occurring among women and a q
Health Affairs (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:44

[UK] Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Pregnancy is Associated With Earlier Delivery and Reduced Birth Weight.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:43

[UK] University of Bristol Passive smoking is associated with earlier delivery and lower birth weight

But what if a mother doesn’t smoke but lives with someone who does? New research by academics from the University of Bristol has found women exposed to passive smoking, on average, deliver their babies earlier and with lower birth weights compared to unex
University of Bristol (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:42

Presence of an epigenetic signature of prenatal cigarette smoke exposure in childhood ☆

Striking concordance was found between the pattern of prenatal smoking associated DNAm among preschool aged children in SEED and those observed at birth in other studies. These DNAm changes appear to be tobacco-specific. Support vector machine classificat
Environmental Research
added Nov 23, 2015 16:52

Blood from small children 'remembers' prenatal smoking exposure

The findings, published online in the journal Environmental Research, offer strong evidence that environmental exposures that go as far back as the womb may continue to remain in the body and potentially affect someone's health for years after birth. The
added Nov 23, 2015 16:50

[Asia, India] Tamil Nadu man forces a 5-year old child to smoke beedi

Tamilnadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) received the video in the early hours of 17 Nov 2015 through the tobacco control complaint receiving mobile application called "Tobacco Monitor". The video shows an Adult forcing a child to smoke beed
merinews (in)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:00

[UK] Headmistress bans PARENTS from smoking and swearing at the school gates after complaints from children

The newsletter reads: 'The school council have mentioned that parents are smoking and using inappropriate language when waiting at the school gates. 'We ask that smoking takes place well away from the school and appropriate language is used in the vicini
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 19, 2015 17:22

[Asia-pacific] Dad in Japan arrested for forcing 2-year-old son to smoke cigarette

The father of a 2-year-old boy and his girlfriend have been arrested for child abuse after he posted a video on Facebook that showed him forcing the boy to inhale directly from a cigarette.
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:24

HUD Proposes to Protect More than One Million Americans Living in Multi-Unit Housing from Harms of Secondhand Smoke

Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association. "No one should be exposed to secondhand smoke in their home, especially our nation's most vulnerable citizens, including children, the elderly and low-income Americans."
American Lung Association
added Nov 17, 2015 15:53
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