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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.
Nature
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
ScienceDaily
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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[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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[Russia, UK] See shocking moment reckless dad 'teaches toddler son to smoke' in video that has sparked outrage online

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Furious reaction as the disturbing clip shows the shirtless man light up and hand the cigarette to the young child as they sit at kitchen table
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 26, 2014 13:07
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Chemist Direct reviews the risk to children exposed to second-hand or passive smoking and investigates the increases of disease and the ageing of arteries

Multiple studies from around the world show evidence of the danger of tobacco and cigarette smoking from as far back as 1964, continued studies show that the range of disease risks also apply to those exposed to second-hand smoke, particularly for childr
PR Web
added Apr 25, 2014 15:47
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[Indiana] Surface danger: Tobacco's effects linger long after smoke clears

It is known as thirdhand smoke, the residual contamination from tobacco smoke. "Carcinogens hang around," said Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. William VanNess. Pediatricians were among the first to notice the effects of thirdhand smoke, said Mi
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Apr 25, 2014 15:37
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VIDEO: SEE IT: Russian dad teaches naked toddler how to smoke

The undated video of a father and his toddler son smoking together in the kitchen is not exactly the smartest example of family bonding.
New York Daily News
added Apr 25, 2014 10:54
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SULLUM: Save E-Cigarettes From the Children

Last year I gave our oldest daughter an electronic cigarette kit for her 20th birthday. At that point Francine, who started smoking at 17, was going through two or three packs of Camels a day—which was pretty impressive, especially since she was not allo
Reason Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 18:29
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ZUGER: HARD CASES Too Much Family Love

It could have been worse, I suppose, but it could have been much better. In the best of hindsight-enabled worlds, we would have had the sense (or, possibly, the correct phrase would be “the power”) to ease that mass of loving family away from the bed and
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 14, 2014 19:51
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