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MAKADON: Op-ed: When Will We Finally Stop Smoking?

we owe it to our families, our friends, and the LGBT community to continue to improve awareness that rates of smoking―and its ultimate impact on health―impact LGBT people at far higher rates than the general population.
The Advocate
added Jul 16, 2014 19:19

[Asia, Israel] Study: Smokers more likely to light up because of parents who smoke

If you don't want your children to smoke tobacco, don't smoke it yourself. That is the main conclusion of a new survey that found 73 percent of heavy smokers are children of parents who light up. In fact, seven out of 10 heavy smokers started smoking wh
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 15, 2014 04:20

Behavior Expert Calls on Wellness Programs to Heed Johns Hopkins Study Findings

SelfHelpWorks founder Lou Ryan has called on the wellness industry to learn from a new Johns Hopkins tobacco cessation study that included a coaching technique known as motivational interviewing. The study found that motivational interviewing assisted ca
PR Web
added Jul 10, 2014 22:05

[Africa, Nigeria] Son kills Father over Anti-smoking Advice

Tragedy struck Monday ... when a middle-aged family man was reportedly killed by his own son... received the beating of his life when his son, Ikenna pounced on him in an apparent bid to express his anger over his father's advice that he should quit smo
This Day (ng)
added Jul 7, 2014 20:54

[Canada, UK] McLAREN: Flirting with a smoke-free future

Making smoking illegal for those born in the new millennium sends a clear message: That it’s not normal or responsible to smoke, even if your parents or your older brother do it. As all parents instinctively know, sometimes a flawed rule is better than n
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 3, 2014 17:28

[UK] Mums 'should know cot death link'

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said families should learn about safe sleeping habits for babies ... "It's imperative that all parents and carers know about the association between sudden infant death syndrome and falling aslee
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 3, 2014 09:50

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: More can be done to protect children from tobacco

ASH Scotland has recently researched how Scottish local authorities are going about protecting the children in their care ... potentially, as many as half of Scotland’s local authorities do not have tobacco control policies for care services that deal wi
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 2, 2014 12:02
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LIEBLING: At last, Minnesota's foster kids will be protected from secondhand smoke

Two years ago, I wrote in MinnPost about a bill I had introduced in the Legislature proposing to make Minnesota’s foster homes smoke-free. It’s been a long road, but I’m very pleased to report that, beginning this month, all Minnesota children in foster
added Jul 1, 2014 10:46

KRISTOF: Kids Behind Bars

I’ve become particularly impressed by the power of early interventions, even in utero. For example, smoking during pregnancy approximately doubles the risk that the child, if a boy, will be incarcerated decades later as an adult (that seems to be because
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 30, 2014 01:29

Motivational Interviewing Helps Reduce Home Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Inner City Children at Risk

Motivational interviewing, a counseling strategy that gained popularity in the treatment of alcoholics, uses a patient-centered counseling approach to help motivate people to change behaviors. Experts say it stands in contrast to externally driven tactic
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Jun 27, 2014 15:18
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