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SNOWDON: New study finds no link between secondhand smoke and lung cancer

This news hasn't got any mainstream media coverage, despite being reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and being a large, prospective study with 76,000 participants and 901 lung cancer cases, including 152 who never smoked.
Velvet Glove, Iron Fist (Christopher Snowdon blog) (uk)
added Dec 10, 2013 14:47

[Asia] Turkmenistan drafts law on harm of tobacco smoke

Turkmenistan is preparing a law "On protection of citizens' health from exposure of tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco product consumption", local media reported citing Turkmen President Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov.
AzerNews (az)
added Dec 5, 2013 11:05

[Florida] EDITORIAL: Local beaches should be free from smoking

It is not a constitutional right; it is a wrong if it interferes with the health of nonsmokers in a public place. Lawmakers have dithered long enough. It's time to make it clear that beaches are for public enjoyment -- not smoking.
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Dec 4, 2013 07:21

An Airborne Heart Threat

there is now a pile of evidence, sometimes startling, that air pollution also plays a role in heart attacks and strokes. The new studies suggest that air pollution not only worsens cardiovascular disease — but can also cause it.
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 15, 2013 16:41

Air pollution now leading cause of lung cancer

The IARC has now classified air pollution in the same category as tobacco smoke, UV radiation and plutonium in an attempt to send a message to governments to force them to take action. The news comes as people continue to live in a growing atmosphere of
The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 18, 2013 08:01

[Indiana] Health officials wary of e-cig, influence on teens

“They are totally unregulated and they are very scary,” Siekman said. Supporters of the e-cig say there’s no secondhand smoke that will affect non-smokers around them, but Siekman said, “They don’t know what that vapor has in it.” Ronda Hockgeiger, Waba
Princeton (IN) Daily Clarion
added Oct 11, 2013 12:20

[Canada] Don't smoke around your kids, it will make them aggressive, claims study!

Aggressive behaviour in kids was linked to second hand smoke by the researchers from University of Montreal in Canada. Second hand smoke is in fact more dangerous that inhaled smoke, and 40 per cent of children worldwide are exposed to it. Moreover, ex
Daily Bhaskar (in)
added Oct 3, 2013 12:35

[Canada] Up in smoke

"Way back in 2004 it went beyond provincial smokefree legislation ... and we're seeing the results, people are protected from secondhand smoke at a considerably higher rate than municipalities that haven't,"
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 1, 2013 06:40

PATT: E-cigarettes are not safe to smoke around babies

Q. My husband is a smoker and we are expecting our first baby in a few months. He is having a difficult time kicking the habit and has asked whether e-cigarettes are a safe alternative. Is second-hand smoke from an e-cigarette dangerous?
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Sep 16, 2013 23:01

[Florida] Couple chooses child's health over smoking neighbors

A pregnant couple from Deerfield Beach chose to protect their unborn child by moving from their home after repeated exposure to secondhand smoke from a neighboring unit. Amaury and Renata Rosa, a couple who at 8 months pregnant faced a dilemma no soon-to
South Florida/Broward (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2013 05:23
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