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Meta-analysis of the Association Between Second-hand Smoke Exposure and Ischaemic Heart Diseases, COPD and Stroke

Overall, the effect sizes are comparable with previous findings in meta-analyses...The results indicate the high relevance of public health campaigns and legislation to protect non-smokers from the adverse health effects attributable to SHS exposure.
Medical Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 14:24

[Wisconsin] February is American Heart Month

• Don’t smoke and avoid secondhand smoke: Smokers are at a much higher risk for developing heart disease than nonsmokers. Smoking is a major cause of coronary heart disease and several other chronic conditions. Even being exposed to secondhand smoke can
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39

The Peer and Family Smoking Index: A Valid Measure of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Adolescents

Adolescents who reported family smoking or a combination of family and peer smoking had significantly higher salivary cotinine levels than unexposed adolescents. The Peer and Family Smoking Index is a concise and valid self-report measure for SHS exposure
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Feb 9, 2016 17:08

Smoking linked to chronic damage in patients with SLE

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with previous or current smoking status were likely to have more accumulated damage compared with patients who never smoked or were never exposed to secondhand smoke, according to the results of a study.
added Feb 9, 2016 07:12

Smoking bans lead to better national health

People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations. Smoking bans were tied to a decrease in health problems and deaths - especially tho
added Feb 5, 2016 21:00

[UK] Birmingham Shisha bars contain ‘higher levels of pollution than Beijing’, claims new study

The report, commissioned by Birmingham City Council, is said to be the first of its kind in the UK and examined the air quality levels in 12 shisha bars across the city.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:22

[Canada] HABIB: ‘Not as bad as cigarettes is not a ringing endorsement'

More research is needed to determine whether the reputed benefits of e-cigarettes as smoking-cessation aids outweigh the potential harm to individual and public health. In the meantime, a cautious approach by governments and public-health agencies is the
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:24

[Ireland] Smoking bans reduce passive smoke harm / Irish team carried out extensive research

Ireland became the first country in the world to ban indoor smoking in all public places in 2004. Since then, a number of other countries, regions and states have followed suit, banning smoking in public places and work places. The main reason for these (ie)
added Feb 4, 2016 13:06

Cochrane Review: Smoking Bans Appear to Improve Health Outcomes

Smoking bans aimed at reducing secondhand smoke exposure appear to have a positive impact on cardiovascular disease rates and outcomes across the globe, according to an updated Cochrane review of 77 observational studies from 21 countries.
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 13:05

[District of Columbia] LETTER: Secondhand marijuana smoke is harmful, just like tobacco smoke

However legal pot use is regulated, it should be understood that the adverse health effects of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure are not just hypothetical. Public smoke-free policies should include marijuana smoke.
The Washington Post
added Feb 4, 2016 13:02
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