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[Massachusetts] McCARTHY: Why parents should care about the latest Surgeon General report on smoking

"If current trends continue, 5.6 million US youth who are currently younger than 18 years of age will die prematurely during adulthood from their smoking." You really don't want your child to be one of them. It's not just the smoke--nicotine is a probl
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 31, 2014 00:01

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

Daughters exposed to their mother's stress hormones in the womb may be more likely to become nicotine-dependent later in life, a new long-term study suggests. It also found that girls whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were at higher risk for eventual
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:43

[Canada] Father furious after mall kiosk sells e-cigarette to 11-year-old son

Braico said his 11-year-old son bought the device from Tsawwassen Lottery Centre at Tsawwassen Town Centre Mall on Christmas Eve. "One of his friends had bought one there earlier in the week, he thought it was pretty cool and he wanted one for himself,"
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:17

[Ohio] Where There's Smoke and Asthma

A recent study found that children with asthma or wheezing were more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within a year of a first admission if they had been exposed to tobacco smoke. The exposure was measured based on a tobacco ingredient's presence
added Jan 21, 2014 03:10

Smoking While Pregnant May Make Daughter Dependent on Nicotine

A 40 year study recently published in the journal Biological Psychiatry has found that women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of their daughters becoming addicted to cigarettes later in life.
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Jan 14, 2014 03:22

[California] VIDEO: Mother who says her daughter nearly died after smoking a hookah has warning for parents

Miller says doctors almost immediately knew what it was. "It uses coal … that's what they're burning and so as they're smoking it, they are getting that burning of the coal," said Miller. Her daughter was suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:25

[Asia] China's health, family planning organ to build tobacco-free environment

will follow the recent smoking ban from the central authorities and build a non-smoking environment in all government-affiliated institutions, its spokesman said Wednesday. Mao Qun'an, spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission, sai
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 8, 2014 03:13

WYNNE: Oregon Passes a Smoke-Free Car Law, and Now I Want to Move There Even More

you really can't miss the dangers of second-hand smoking. It increases the risk of asthma, SIDS, low birth rate, and respiratory problems. There's also the risk of decreasing a child's cognitive function.
added Jan 2, 2014 08:53

[Asia] China's health, family planning organ to build tobacco-free environment

Mao Qun'an, spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission, said all health and family planning department staff will be prohibited from smoking in non-smoking locations, and some staff members will be appointed to prevent others from s
People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:54

[North Carolina] HORTON: Asking the right question about smoking

Should you be able to smoke in your own home? Before you answer, let me ask another question. Should you be able to breathe clean air in your own home? ... Simply put: smoke-free laws are saving lives. But laws are not the only way to reduce SHS. Smoke
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Jan 1, 2014 14:47
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