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Smoking and Parenting; Afib and Stroke: It's PodMed Double T!

there are still about 20 million to 25 million households in which parents have kids that cigarette smoke is still in the house, and we're trying to prevent secondhand smoke among children. You can't live in the United States and not be aware that cannabi
MedPage Today
added May 22, 2018 15:25
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks

ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
The Nation (th)
added May 21, 2018 23:47
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The Health Risks Of A Toxic Workplace

“Many of the workplace exposures are as harmful to people as secondhand smoke in terms of their effects on self-reported physical health, mental health, having a physician-diagnosed illness, and mortality,” says Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor of organizati
WGBH (Boston, MA)
added May 21, 2018 23:44
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Innovative risk score tool effectively predicts future risk of hospitalization for COPD patients

Symptoms can be exacerbated, or worsened, by airborne irritants like secondhand smoke... researchers found the majority of patients who experienced COPD exacerbations were in the LIVE risk-score model's two highest risk groups. Conversely, patients in the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 21, 2018 23:42
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A GIF Guide to How Smoking Is Putting Your Pet's Life in Danger

Animals don’t like cigarettes! So before you pick up a pack, familiarize yourself with the ways in which your addiction is putting your pet’s health at risk. When they're not healthy, you're not happy. Oh, and bet on those mounting vet bills putting a hug
Complex
added May 21, 2018 18:45
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[South Carolina] Smoking bans inevitable, but what of vapes?

In Orangeburg, the city would extend “no smoking” to include sites such as Centennial Park, the Chapel of Hope, Duncan Street Park and Rosa Parks Playground. In Charleston, the new ordinance would prohibit smoking in all of the city’s 120 parks. In bot
AP - Associated Press
added May 21, 2018 15:05
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Illinois banned smoking in businesses 10 years ago. Here's what owners and smokers have learned

there’s been a 20.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations for conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke -- like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart attacks -- according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The youth smoking rate
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added May 19, 2018 19:03
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Lawmakers should protect children from secondhand smoke

Preventing a lifetime of health problems for unsuspecting children isn’t an attack on personal freedoms or parental authority. It’s a commonsense solution to a problem that has plagued the state for decades. We urge our lawmakers to take the lead in the
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2018 19:01
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Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke (CLASS II): a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

CLASS II trial found that a school-based intervention (SFI) has the potential to reduce children’s exposure to SHS – an approach that has been rarely used, but has considerable merit in school-based contexts. CLASS II trial provides key information to con
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:46
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The 16 Deadliest Health Sins You Could Ever Commit

Tobacco makes the risk of lung cancer and heart attack soar, but that's only the beginning. “Smoking is the most destructive habit when it comes to lung health,” says geriatrician Robert Stall, MD, of Buffalo, New York. “It triggers conditions like emphys
Reader's Digest
added May 18, 2018 16:37
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