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[UK] EDITORIAL: Smoke Zone / There is a strong case for banning smoking in cars with children present

When it was first suggested that passive smoking was harmful, the idea was controversial and the evidence thin. It is not so now. It is widely accepted that second-hand smoking is dangerous to those who experience it for a
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:29

[UK] COREN: Only Neanderthals smoke with kids in the car ($$)

All those journeys to and from our little house in the New Forest every weekend in the 1970s and 80s, my folks chugging away in the front like a pair of steam engines so that within 15 minutes of setting off, the car was so full of smoke that my sister an
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:27

[UK] Passive smoking impairs children's responses to asthma treatment

Children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment, a study has found. Passive smoking is known to worsen asthma symptoms in children and impair their response to inhaled steroid treatm
Imperial College London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 11:23

[India] HALF of Delhi's schoolkids use tobacco, study finds

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has found that at least half the school student population in Delhi consumes tobacco in some form. The survey, which claims that high consumption of tobacco among school children is on the rise, says stress is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:26

Tobacco exposure raises hospital readmission rate for children with asthma

Children admitted to the hospital for asthma are likely to be readmitted within a year if they are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a study led by Dr. Judie Howrylak and Dr. Adam Spanier of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. The study appea
Penn State University
added Feb 12, 2014 17:20

[Ohio] Officials Warn Parents of E-Cig Risks for Minors

The bill is welcomed by Akron Children’s Hospital Clinical Pharmacologist and Toxicologist Michelle Bestic. “It’s a concern because we don’t know the long-term ramifications of the e-cigarettes; we don’t know the long-term cardiovascular risks; we don’t
WJW Fox8 (Cleveland, OH)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:00

[Asia] Personal and social determinants sustaining smoking practices in rural China: a qualitative study

onal familism and collectivism interplayed with the pro-smoking environment and supported rural people's smoking practices at the community level. Living in the rural area was also a barrier to quitting smoking because of the lack of information on smokin
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:53

[UK] Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ban on parents smoking in cars

* Health Secretary is backing law despite previously opposing it * Legislation would see parents fined £60 for smoking in a car with a child * David Cameron has said he will 'look again' at the proposals * Critics say the law is unenforceable and an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:51

[UK] HINSLIFF: Who would fight for the right to give kids cancer?

There was something odd about the way the man was handling the pushchair, something that didn’t make sense until you saw the cigarette in his hand. He had quite an ingenious routine going, to avoid blowing smoke right in the baby’s face. Shove and let go
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 23:45

Smoking rooms health hazard for kids, spouses

“We studied on mice the effects of third-hand smoke on several organ systems under conditions that simulated third-hand smoke exposure of humans,” said Manuela Martins-Green, a professor of cell biology at the University of California, Riverside. “We fou
Oman Observer (om)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:07
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