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[Florida] Fla. Judge Blasts RJ Reynolds Atty Over Error In Openings ($$)

scolded an R.J. Reynolds attorney for erroneously telling jurors in an Engle progeny trial that a man who died of lung cancer had given up his parental rights, saying the attorney also failed to correct the error after a sustained...
added Mar 31, 2016 16:10
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Fewer Ear Infections for U.S. Babies

Reduced exposure to secondhand smoke from parents is also a likely contributor to lower AOM rates, although the study was too small to show this, she added. "Parents can help prevent ear infections among their children by breastfeeding, making sure thei
MedPage Today
added Mar 29, 2016 19:44

Infant Ear Infections Becoming Less Common

The study didn't dig into the reasons for the decline. But experts say the credit likely goes to certain childhood vaccines, rising rates of breast-feeding and the drop in Americans' smoking rate.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 28, 2016 15:34

[Australia] NT teachers allowed to smoke on school grounds if staff vote to allow measure

TERRITORY teachers can smoke ciggies in “designated areas” on school grounds if staff vote to pass the measure in a secret ballot at the start of each year – a move one mother has decried as “preposterous”.
Northern Territory Newsand Sunday Territorian (au)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:30

[Australia] Mother's smoking may influence child's lung function decades later

Middle aged people whose mothers smoked heavily may be at significantly increased risk for breathing problems according to a new study from Australia. Based on 50 years of follow-up, researchers found that adults exposed as children to their mother’s smo
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52

[China] VIDEO: Shocking video shows Chinese toddler smoking a cigarette - and his laughing father won't let him stop

The little Chinese boy, wearing a colourful coat, is asked to turn round by his dad so he can prove to the camera that he is smoking. He inhales the cigarette smoke before coughing and attempts to put the stick on the floor, but his father stops him and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:39

ARCHIVE: Smoking and the Flavor of Breast Milk

possibility that in addition to the effects of nicotine on the developing brain, early experiences with the flavor of tobacco in breast milk (and perhaps even in amniotic fluid) influence the likelihood that exposed children will find these flavors appeal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 13, 2016 19:49

[UK] Actress Linda Robson reveals her 18 months of hell as she tried to hide her smoking from her family

After 17 years off the fags, I’d had a sly puff at my 50th birthday party and within a week I was smoking 40 Marlboro menthol a day. After being denied for so long, it was like I couldn’t get enough. But I couldn’t tell my husband and three children I’
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:52

Mother's smoking and complex lung function of offspring in middle age: A cohort study from childhood

Heavy maternal smoking during childhood appears to predispose to spirometrically defined COPD. The interplay between maternal and personal smoking on gas transfer factor suggests that early life exposure increases an individual's susceptibility to adult
Wiley Online Library
added Mar 12, 2016 22:30

Mom's Smoking May Raise Later-Life COPD Risk

Middle-aged smokers who grew up with mothers who had smoked heavily (more than 20 cigarettes per day) had a nearly three-fold greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than those with much less secondhand smoke exposure duri
MedPage Today
added Mar 12, 2016 22:28
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