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Understanding the links between education and smoking

Overall, educational inequalities in smoking are better understood as a bundling of advantageous statuses that develops in childhood, rather than the effect of education producing better health.
Science Direct
added May 21, 2014 10:26

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study

"How children spend their time matters," lead author Anna Adachi-Mejia, of Dartmouth College's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, said in a college news release. "Parents and guardians may think that tweens need less adult supervision when they are not in scho
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 19, 2014 14:43

[Australia] 'I DON'T approve': Tony Abbott speaks out about daughter Frances' smoking

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott still had time to break his silence over his daughter Frances being ‘sprung’ smoking. In an interview on Kiis FM on Wednesday the PM admitted his daughter ‘likes a social cigarette on special occasions’. And while h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2014 10:28

Mel Patton, 89, Who Shattered a Leg And Then Sprinting Records, Is Dead

Commenting, Kirsty Williams said: "Thousands of people in Wales use e-cigarettes to cut down on the amount of tobacco they smoke, or quit altogether. According to the NHS, tobacco smoking is over 1000 times more toxic than e-cigarettes so we should not
New York Times
added May 15, 2014 22:02

[France] Smoking Around Bébé: Things Parisians Do That Stun New Yorkers. And Vice Versa. - The Cut

Fashionable, slim young parents (and they often are quite young, under 30, supported generously by the French government in their parenting) smoking outdoors in the presence of their babies or children. Ask Parisians about this and they’ll think you’re ex
New York Magazine
added May 15, 2014 13:11

Effect of Prenatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke on Inhibitory Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions and Relevance These findings point to a functional involvement of prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke in neural alterations similar to ADHD, which underlines the importance of smoking prevention treatments.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added May 15, 2014 13:03

Maternal smoking tied to inhibition-related brain differences in kids

Smoking while pregnant may be linked to less control over inhibitions when the child is an adult, a new study that looked at brain scans suggests. People whose mothers smoked during pregnancy had weaker responses in the regions of their brains known to b
added May 15, 2014 12:59

[Greece] One in 10 pupils a 'regular smoker'

As a state crackdown on smoking in public places intensifies, a joint survey by the Education and Health ministries has indicated that smoking among school-age children is a growing problem, with one in 10 secondary school pupils admitting to smoking r
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 15, 2014 12:44

Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up

Teen children of heavy smokers are more likely to try cigarettes and to become heavy smokers themselves, a new study suggests. The researchers found that the more years a child was exposed to parental smoking, the greater the risk the child would experim
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 13, 2014 11:54

[Kentucky] Non-smoking policies at local venues require better enforcement ($$)

George Kloke watched Henderson County’s baseball game against UniversityHeights from the road for a few minutes while he finished a cigarette. “If I wasn’t a smoker, I wouldn’t want to have smoke blown all over me,” Kloke said when asked why he stood so f
Kentucky New Era
added May 12, 2014 12:39
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