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[UK-Wales] Higher cot death risk around smokers, report finds

Out of 45 deaths looked at in detail, 25 infants were in smoking homes. The Public Health Wales report found the rate of smoking among parents was "alarmingly high" and highlighted the importance of smoke-free environments.
BBC Online
added Jan 20, 2015 12:05

[Canada] Québec Tobacco-Free Week 2015

runs from January 18 to 24, 2015, will highlight the suffering experienced by smokers in the final stages of life due to a smoking-related disease. Tobacco makes its victims suffer before it kills them. Coordinated by the Québec Council on Tobacco and Hea
Québec Tobacco-Free Week (Québec Council on Tobacco and Health) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:21

[Canada] Anti-smoking campaign: Tobacco makes its victims suffer before it kills them

two out of three Quebecers — are close to someone who has suffered health problems linked to tobacco, according to a survey by the Quebec Council on Smoking unveiled Sunday. The report was released on the first day of the 2015 Quebec Tobacco-Free Week, c
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:16

Dear Abby: Losing a lung is no deterrent for man addicted to smoking

My husband, "Fred," lost a lung to cancer 14 years ago...Dear Miserable: There is nothing more you can do. Your husband is hopelessly addicted...It's not that he doesn't love you or that he loves his cigarettes more. He's HOOKED.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Jan 17, 2015 20:48

[Texas] As many as two-fifths of never-smoking teens are exposed to secondhand smoke worldwide

Many teens who have never smoked are being exposed to the health dangers of tobacco. A new study by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, the Indian Institute of Technology and the Wor
University of Texas Medical Branch
added Jan 13, 2015 14:36

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Never-Smoking Youth in 168 Countries

smoking parents and/or peers are the key factors. Study findings highlight the need to develop and implement comprehensive smoke-free policies consistent with the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 13, 2015 14:33

Children in poor families at risk for asthma, secondhand smoke

evaluated the relationship between poverty and evidence of nicotine exposure in children with asthma. The findings were published online on January 12 in the journal Pediatrics by researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children’s Hospital, Hershey, P (National)
added Jan 12, 2015 20:19

Teens And Second-Hand Smoke: Study Uncovers The Dangers Of Tobacco

Findings revealed that close to one-third of them are exposed to secondhand smoke even inside their very own homes. In addition, study results indicated that over two-fifths of teens are exposed to secondhand smoke outside the home.
added Jan 12, 2015 20:17

[Vermont] Protect Your Kids from Second Hand Smoke

this week, especially with the new Vermont state laws reducing exposure to second hand smoke, let me cough up or out some information on this important topic.
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Jan 12, 2015 20:00

[Ireland] Patients asked not to smoke at home

The HSE is to ask patients and their families to put out their cigarettes ahead of and during a visit by any healthcare professional to their homes, IMT has learned.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:42
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