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Correlates of Prenatal and Early-Life Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Frequency of Common Gene Deletions in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

We carried out a case-only analysis to explore whether prenatal and early-life tobacco smoke exposure influences the formation of leukemogenic genomic deletions. Somatic copy number of 8 genes frequently deleted in ALL (CDKN2A, ETV6, IKZF1, PAX5, RB1, BTG
Cancer Research
added Apr 6, 2017 19:25

[New York] Johnstown considers smoke-free park idea

Officials may consider making city properties like parks tobacco-free after hearing a representative of Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties address the Common Council Monday night at City Hall. Mayor Vern Jackson, a self-admitted “reform
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Mar 23, 2017 01:29

Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:25

[UK] E-cigarette use in public places: striking the right balance [FREE FULL TEXT]

The evidence to date does not support a policy to prohibit e-cigarette use in enclosed public places and such policies could have significant unintended consequences by sustaining the use of smoked tobacco. In addition, if and when vapour products with a
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:02
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Supreme court to consider appeal to enforce smoking ban in UK jails

The appeal has been brought by Paul Black, a prisoner at HMP Wymott, on the basis of fresh evidence from a Ministry of Justice medical report on air quality behind bars which warns that “secondhand smoke harms everyone”. Black, who has heart problems, l
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:58

Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Among US Youths

e-cigarettes do not produce sidestream emissions from the device itself. However, aerosol is produced during activation of the device, some of which is exhaled into the environment where nonusers can be exposed through inhalation, ingestion, or dermal con
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Mar 20, 2017 17:31

1 in 4 Teens Exposed to Secondhand E-Cig Vapors: Report

One-quarter of U.S. middle and high school students say they've been exposed to potentially dangerous secondhand e-cigarette vapors, a federal government study shows. E-cigarette vapors can contain harmful substances such as nicotine, according to the U.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 20, 2017 16:37

[UK-Scotland] NAYSMITH: Smoking charity’s care stance surprising but correct

Ash Scotland put out a briefing note saying there should not be a bar on recruiting smokers within Scotland’s care system. The smoking prevention charity is usually known for being pretty hardline and indeed it highlighted wide variations in the attitud
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:51
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[Japan] News Navigator: Are separate smoking spaces enough to stop secondhand smoke?

The Mainichi Shimbun answers some common questions readers may have about second-hand smoke and the effectiveness of separate smoking areas. Question: What are the dangers of secondhand smoke?
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Mar 18, 2017 19:13

Attitudes and experiences with secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies among subsidised and market-rate multiunit housing residents living in six diverse communities in the USA

subsidised MUH residents may have fewer alternative smoke-free housing options available. Therefore, all publicly funded housing should be smoke free to protect these vulnerable populations. However, continued efforts to encourage privately owned MUH oper
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:54
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