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[New York] 'Delirious with joy' Simon Cowell 'was in tears as he watched the birth and broke down when Eric was handed to him'

Smoker Cowell puffed away outside the hospital immediately before – and after – Eric’s birth. He had vowed to give up his 20-a-day habit but later joked he was lying, adding that he was planning to install smoking rooms in his homes in London and Los Ang
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 21:29

When Marijuana Looks Like Candy, Not Drugs

marijuana as candy doesn’t just change how people use it. It changes how we need to talk about it, and how, as parents, we need to ask that new laws be designed to balance legal use (whatever that is in any given state) with protecting those who shouldn’t
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 16, 2014 18:20

Secondhand Smoke Could Cancel Out Asthma Treatment With Destruction Of Key Enzyme

Parents who smoke and whose children suffer from severe asthma could be cancelling out the asthma medication's effects.
Medical Daily
added Feb 15, 2014 23:24
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Passive Smoking Weakens Children’s Response to Asthma Treatment, Study

researchers at Imperial College London found that exposure to secondhand smoke at home leads to lower levels of an enzyme in kids. These enzymes help kids respond to the asthma treatment.
added Feb 15, 2014 23:16

[UK] EDITORIAL: Smoke Zone / There is a strong case for banning smoking in cars with children present

When it was first suggested that passive smoking was harmful, the idea was controversial and the evidence thin. It is not so now. It is widely accepted that second-hand smoking is dangerous to those who experience it for a
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:29

[UK] COREN: Only Neanderthals smoke with kids in the car ($$)

All those journeys to and from our little house in the New Forest every weekend in the 1970s and 80s, my folks chugging away in the front like a pair of steam engines so that within 15 minutes of setting off, the car was so full of smoke that my sister an
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:27

[UK] Passive smoking impairs children's responses to asthma treatment

Children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment, a study has found. Passive smoking is known to worsen asthma symptoms in children and impair their response to inhaled steroid treatm
Imperial College London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 11:23

[India] HALF of Delhi's schoolkids use tobacco, study finds

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has found that at least half the school student population in Delhi consumes tobacco in some form. The survey, which claims that high consumption of tobacco among school children is on the rise, says stress is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:26

Tobacco exposure raises hospital readmission rate for children with asthma

Children admitted to the hospital for asthma are likely to be readmitted within a year if they are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a study led by Dr. Judie Howrylak and Dr. Adam Spanier of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. The study appea
Penn State University
added Feb 12, 2014 17:20

[Ohio] Officials Warn Parents of E-Cig Risks for Minors

The bill is welcomed by Akron Children’s Hospital Clinical Pharmacologist and Toxicologist Michelle Bestic. “It’s a concern because we don’t know the long-term ramifications of the e-cigarettes; we don’t know the long-term cardiovascular risks; we don’t
WJW Fox8 (Cleveland, OH)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:00
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