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[UK] Conscientious Children Less Likely to Smoke?

in the Journal of Epidemiological and Community Health shows that a fringe benefit may be a reduction in the chances they will pick up a cigarette....found that conscientiousness was the most predictive in not smoking later in life.
myCentralOregon.com
added Mar 24, 2015 06:16
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Parental smoking increases risk of future heart disease for kids

Parents can reduce their children's risk of heart disease by not smoking in the home and smoking well away from their children. The new study, published in Circulation, adds to the growing evidence demonstrating that parents smoking can have a long-term
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:14
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[Finland] Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults

The study included people in Finland whose exposure as children to parents' smoke was measured in 1980 and 1983. In 2001 and 2007, the participants were checked for plaque accumulation in their neck (carotid) arteries, a sign of heart disease.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2015 19:08
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[Finland] Exposure to Parental Smoking in Childhood is Associated with Increased Risk of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Children exposed to environmental tobacco smoke (passive smoke) have a poorer cardiovascular health profile1. Recently, we demonstrated that exposure to parental smoking in childhood was associated with lower endothelial-dependent flow-mediated dilatatio
Circulation
added Mar 23, 2015 19:08
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[Finland] Exposure to Parental Smoking in Childhood is Associated with Increased Risk of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study

Conclusions—Children of parents that smoke have increased risk of developing carotid atherosclerotic plaque in adulthood. However, parents who exercise good smoking hygiene can lessen their child's risk of developing plaque.
Circulation
added Mar 23, 2015 18:59
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[Finland] Smoking in front of your kids may increase their risk of heart disease as adults

The study’s results add to the growing evidence that exposure to smoking from parents has a lasting effect on children’s cardiovascular health in adulthood. Researchers tracked participants in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, which included
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Mar 23, 2015 18:58
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Smoking in front of your kids may increase their risk of heart disease as adults

Kids exposed to their parents' smoking may have a higher risk of developing heart disease in adulthood than those whose parents didn't smoke, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 23, 2015 18:53
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[Florida] RODGERS: Ageless: Tobacco sustained a tight community of farmers

On the family farm in northern Florida where I grew up in the 1940s and '50s...As a child and teenager — even though everyone knew that using tobacco was an unhealthy habit, and all parents cautioned their children against it — I don't recall ever wrestli
Florida Today
added Mar 18, 2015 12:28
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[Michigan] Flint police investigate image of baby smoking a cigarillo

Several people have sent private Facebook messages to the department expressing their concern about the photo, according to information released on the department's Facebook page. "We're looking into the photograph and doing as much as we can with what
Flint (MI) Journal
added Mar 17, 2015 15:06
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Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, physician argues

Drawing from his experience as a family physician caring for families with children who have suffered severe respiratory illness due to secondhand smoke exposure, Dr. Goldstein says it is time for society—including doctors—to do much more. Dr. Goldstein a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:44
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