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[Pennsylvania] Why the Amish are uniquely qualified for a secondhand smoke study

What's more, the Amish mainly smoke cigars and pipes, which produce more harmful forms of secondhand smoke than cigarettes. And since everyone knows everyone in the Amish community, it was easier to track who had and hadn't been exposed.
PhillyVoice.com
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Pennsylvania] What secondhand smoke researchers learned from Lancaster County's Amish population

Lead investigator Dr. Robert M. Reed said the study “confirms prior findings and extends them by adding to the degree of certainty,” in part because unlike the population at large, lifestyle is so consistent across the Amish community.
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Pennsylvania] Cheyney recognizes winning design, tobacco-free goal

Cheyney University celebrated the unveiling of a new campus monument last week as part of the school’s “Be Free 2018” initiative and to recognize three students whose design won a national competition. The winning design will provide a reminder of the c
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Pennsylvania] Proposed bill would ban smoking everywhere indoors

State lawmakers are considering expanding the Clean Indoor Act, House Bill 1309, to include 100 percent of public establishments - including bars, restaurants, casinos and clubs to be smoke free.
YourErie.com
added May 10, 2017 04:07
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Pennsylvania House proposal would end indoor smoking in bars, casinos

House Bill 1309 , introduced Friday by House Health Committee Chairman Matthew Baker, R-Tioga County, would scrap a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that let some businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added May 10, 2017 04:06
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Lawmakers Consider Smoking Ban in All Bars, Casinos

The bill would get rid of a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that lets businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions. Bars can still allow smoking under the 2008 law if 20-percent or less of its sales come from food.
KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 9, 2017 21:03
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[Pennsylvania] House Proposes To Tighten Anti-Smoking Law

Backers of proposed legislation to eliminate exemptions in Pennsylvania’s Clean Indoor Air Act say it would extend protections from the dangers of second-hand smoke in places like casinos, and also cover newer tobacco-related products such as e-cigarettes
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Pennsylvania] Bill Would Close Exemptions in PA Smoke-Free Law

the law also allowed many exceptions to the indoor smoking ban. "In 2008, I guess you could say, they picked winners and losers in the bill so the remaining exemptions, the big ones, are the remaining bars and restaurants that allow smoking, private club
Public News Service (PNS)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Pennsylvania] University of Maryland team uses Amish to study ill effects of secondhand smoke

"It was surprising that we found anything at all, and I think that this really tells us how detrimental secondhand smoke can be," said Reed, who is also a pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. "I think there
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 9, 2017 14:45
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[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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