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Ask Amy: Expectant parent worries about 'thirdhand smoke'

Share this information with your mother, and be honest with her about your concerns. Don’t present this as a nonnegotiable but more as a problem that you can mitigate together. She should be willing to change her smoking habits (i.e., always smoke outs
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 24, 2018 21:17
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Strategies to Tackle Workplace Tobacco Use

CDC Foundation also notes that workplaces, where smoking is allowed, spend an average of $728 more per 1,000 square feet each year in maintenance costs than smoke-free workplaces. This translates to a total cost of $9,000 to $14,000 annually since most U
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added May 24, 2018 07:14
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Third-hand smoke, or the smoke that transfers into surfaces and clothes, can damage your liver

A study published in the journal Clinical Science found that third-hand smoke can damage the liver. A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside aimed to determine what health effects can third-hand smoke cause and how long it take
NaturalNews Network
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin

A new study from China suggests letting your skin come into contact with PAHs when you grill food is even more harmful than just savoring the aroma. And clothing won't fully protect you against them. PAHs can cause lung disease and DNA mutations, the re
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:33
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[Alaska] Legislative Update: Reaching a complete fiscal plan was not possible

SB 63 – Regulation of Smoking On the final day of session, SB 63 passed into law. This bill protects Alaskan employees from the adverse health effects of secondhand smoke by providing a statewide smoke-free workplace law for businesses and public places
Cordova (AK) Times
added May 24, 2018 07:17
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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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