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How ‘Thirdhand’ Smoke Can Be Dangerous, Even If You Can’t See or Smell It

New research out of Drexel University identified thirdhand smoke in an unoccupied, nonsmoking classroom. When researchers measured the aerosol composition inside the classroom, they found that 29 percent of the particles were associated with the residue
Healthline Networks
added May 23, 2018 21:51
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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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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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[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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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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[UK] MAJORITY OF WOMEN FIND SMOKERS UNATTRACTIVE, SURVEY CLAIMS

Out of those surveyed, 57 per cent were nonsmokers, 24.3 per cent smoked and 18.7 per cent were vape-users. When asked to explain why participants wouldn’t date a smoker, ninety-one per cent of people blamed the smell of cigarette smoke while 75 per cent
The Independent (uk)
added May 18, 2018 14:12
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