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81% Of Young Parents Say E-Cigarettes Are Less Harmful To The People Around Them; But Are They Really?

Researchers are finding electronic cigarettes have developed a good reputation around young parents who believe that the devices are less harmful than regular cigarettes. Many young parents are using electronic according to research that will presented o
Medical Daily
added May 5, 2014 20:34

Domestic violence victims more likely to take up smoking

new study in 29 low-income and middle-income countries, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have identified yet another serious health risk associated with intimate partner violence (IPV): smoking.
Science Codex
added May 5, 2014 14:57

Young Adults Think E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Ones

- A small number of young parents are using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), while a wide majority of young adults believe e-cigarettes are less hazardous than regular cigarettes, according to a new survey.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 4, 2014 23:10

Real Parents Real Answers

Where Parents Talk & Share About Kids Not Smoking
Real Parents Real Answers (Lorillard)
added May 2, 2014 07:57

Lorillard Enhances Strategies To Keep Kids Smoke Free

Revised Website Provides Broader Parenting Advice – All Designed To Build Relationships To Keep Kids From Smoking ... parents aren’t seeking out websites devoted solely to youth smoking prevention. This doesn’t mean they don’t see the need to talk to thei
PR Web
added May 2, 2014 07:41

[UK-Scotland] CANT: If you’re lighting up, take it right outside

if you’re having a cigarette it’s vital to protect your kids from dangerous, invisible smoke. It’s not worth risking their health today and for the rest of their lives for that cigarette indoors. All you have to do is take it right outside.
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 1, 2014 10:01

[Africa] MWITA: Tanzania: Smoking Ravages Children's Health

TODAY I have my mind on the effect of smoking on children. Boys and girls as young as ten years are often seen puffing on cigarettes in schools these days. Not many people understand why this incredible behaviour has taken root among children. A few deca
added Apr 29, 2014 12:42
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[UK] European Journal of Human Genetics - Prepubertal start of father/'s smoking and increased body fat in his sons: further characterisation of paternal transgenerational responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results highlight the importance of the developmental timing of the paternal exposure as well as gender differences in offspring outcomes. Smoking by boys in mid childhood may contribute to obesity in adolescent boys of the next generation.
added Apr 28, 2014 13:24
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[UK] Men who started smoking before age 11 had fatter sons

Men who started smoking regularly before the age of 11 had sons who, on average, had 5-10 kg more body fat than their peers by the time they were in their teens, according to new research. The researchers say this could indicate that exposure to tobacco
added Apr 28, 2014 13:23
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[UK, New York] Men who smoke before puberty may raise obesity risk in future offspring: study

Men who start smoking before the age of 11 risk having sons who are overweight, British researchers have found, adding to evidence that lifestyle factors even in childhood can affect the health of future offspring. The scientists said the findings, part
New York Daily News
added Apr 28, 2014 13:22
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