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[Asia, China] Just saying no

Few people go to the lengths that she does. Most other non-smokers, unwilling to cause a scene, have resigned themselves to a smoky dining environment. Cigarettes are outlawed in most restaurants, but only a few strictly implement a full ban. According t
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 6, 2014 13:33

Thirdhand smoke linked to liver, lung and skin problems

thirdhand smoke is a more clandestine health threat. The invisible remnant of tobacco smoke that clings to surfaces and even dust, thirdhand smoke is linked to several adverse health effects in a new study published in PLOS ONE.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 2, 2014 00:09

[Mississippi] Kids rally for a smoke-free Waffle House

Some young local activists lined up in front of Waffle House in Biloxi Sunday afternoon to urge the company to implement a nationwide policy to ban smoking in the facility. Cleaner Air for Kids is trying to promote awareness about the dangers of second
WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:19

[New Jersey] BD Movers Launches Smoke-Free Moving for Residential, Business and Commercial Clients; Smoke-Free Moving Eliminates Third Hand Smoke on Upholstery, Furnishings, Rugs, Etc.

New studies indicate that THS may be more dangerous than secondhand smoke, since it does not dissipate quickly, and continuously emits respirable particles, long after smoking takes place.
PR Web
added Jan 14, 2014 09:03

SHAPIRO: Everything You Think You Know About E-cigarettes is Probably Wrong

With all the concerns that e-cigarettes raise, it is crucial that the FDA intervene and set standards to ensure the safety of the e-cigarettes’ content and design. This will help inform and protect consumers from this new dangerous product capable of l
The Legal Examiner
added Jan 8, 2014 20:11

[New Hampshire] The effects of nicotine on your developing baby

"There is no evidence that says nicotine replacement therapy used to get off of cigarettes puts women at a higher risk," Baselice said. "It does lower the blood levels of nicotine and the woman is not exposing the baby to the other carcinogens present in
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Dec 22, 2013 22:41

No Clear Link Between Passive Smoking and Lung Cancer

“The fact that passive smoking may not be strongly associated with lung cancer points to a need to find other risk factors for the disease [in nonsmokers],” said Ange Wang, the Stanford University medical student who presented the study at the June 2013
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Dec 20, 2013 16:42

Are e-cigarettes safe for the people around them?

If you're pregnant or have young children with you, or if you have a cardiovascular condition that might be aggravated by exposure to nicotine, you might want to politely move away if someone powers up an e-cigarette in your vicinity.
Consumer Reports
added Dec 19, 2013 10:34

Secondhand exposure to electronic cigarettes may be dangerous

is felt that future research should explore emissions and exposures to other toxins and compounds which have been identified in e-cigarettes such as formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein. It should also be determined whether or not secondhand exposure (National)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:12

Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

* Note that this survey suggests an association between third-hand smoke (when parents smoke but not in the house) and an increased risk of respiratory complaints in children. * Be aware that there was no reported effect of second-hand smoke. This lack
MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2013 16:35
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