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California's top health official warns against using e-cigarettes

There’s enough scientific evidence now to warn the public about the health risks of electronic cigarettes, the state’s top health official said Wednesday. “I’m advising Californians to avoid using e-cigarettes and to keep them away from children of all a
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jan 29, 2015 00:41

Analysis: Possible relationship between secondhand smoke and caries in kids

A possible causal relationship may exist between secondhand smoke (SHS) and caries in the primary dentition in children, according to a review of studies recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (December
added Jan 27, 2015 06:42

[UK] E-cigarette: Mum Sian Warner hits back at backlash after her son, 11, bought device

"I'm a good parent". Sian Warner, of Allenton, said smoking the device made her son suffer from a persistent cough and gave him inflamed tonsils for weeks after using it in December.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:22

Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettes

Why teens smoke at all is a question that public health advocates have been scratching their heads over since the 1960s— when a U.S. Surgeon General’s report exposed the health risks of smoking— and even more so since the 1970s, when the federal governme
Fox News
added Jan 26, 2015 17:05

[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:36

[UK] E-cigarette blamed for illness of Allenton boy, 11

A MUM has issued a health warning after her 11-year-old son became ill from using an e-cigarette. Reece Warner suffered from a persistent cough and inflamed tonsils for weeks after using the device in December.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:48

[UK] Ask Molly Ringwald: my parents smoke, so I don’t want my children to stay with them. Am I wrong?

It is the opposite of selfish to choose not to expose your children to the danger of secondhand smoke...You should feel secure in knowing that your children’s safety trumps your parents’ addiction.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 23, 2015 12:33

[California] PROTECT YOUR FAMILY FROM E-CIGARETTES / The Facts You Need to Know (PDF)

ARE THEY SAFE TO SMOKE INDOORS? No. E-cigarettes pollute the air with tiny particles that get trapped in the lungs. Just like regular cigarettes, the pollution from e-cigarettes may hurt others.
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 21, 2015 14:24

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved

Men and women who want to stop smoking, get active and lose weight are much more likely to meet with success if their partner also adopts the same healthy habits, according to new research.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 20, 2015 12:48

Partners Can Help Each Other Make Positive Health Behavior Changes

Women and men were more likely to quit smoking, become physically active and lose weight if their partner joined them in the new healthy behavior, according to a study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Jan 20, 2015 12:21
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