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Study Identifies Why Passive Smoking Promotes Tumor Growth

In a new study published by Science Reports, investigators found that the organic compound found in cigarette smoke promotes tumor growth. While smoking a cigarette, the toxin acrolein (acrylic aldehyde) is released into the atmosphere via sidestream s
Specialty Pharmacy Times
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06

[Canada] Ask Amy: Boss in small office feels smoked-out

one employee admitted that she took great pains not to smell of cigarettes prior to her interview..../ If you are contractually able to, you should ban smoke breaks. This will cut way down on the impact to you (though they can still smoke before work and
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 1, 2017 22:05

[Canada] Can two people run together for one board position?: Condo Law

The Condominium Act protects against injury to one’s health. There’s ample evidence second-hand smoke affects health, lawyer Gerry Hymnan writes. Therefore, the board must take action against it.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:08

[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

One in four children are exposed to secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes, CDC finds

found that 25 percent of middle and high school students reported being exposed to secondhand smoke in the last 30 days. The findings translated to about 6.5 million children exposed and, while some had been smoking the product, 4.4 million were not user
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:17

1 in 4 youths exposed to secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes, study shows

One in four middle school and high school students report that they have been exposed to secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, according to a new study by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The finding trans
Washington Post
added Mar 31, 2017 18:06

Preliminary evidence that high levels of nicotine on children’s hands may contribute to overall tobacco smoke exposure

The higher-than-expected nicotine levels and significant association with cotinine indicate that THS may play a role in the overall exposure of young children to tobacco smoke toxicants and that hand wipes could be a useful marker of overall tobacco smoke
Tobacco Control
added Mar 31, 2017 01:57

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Parents who smoke contribute to obesity in children: health ministry report

Infants cared for by parents who smoke are more likely to become obese children than those from a nonsmoking household, according to a health ministry report. According to the report, released Wednesday, the obesity rate for 13-year-olds who were expose
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:31

Students’ Beliefs About and Perceived Effectiveness of a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Students most exposed to SHS were less likely to perceive the policy was effective. Compared with nonusers, those who smoked cigarettes were less likely to perceive the policy as effective in encouraging quitting. Tailored messaging regarding policy benef
Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice
added Apr 12, 2017 19:41

[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'

Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38
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