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[Illinois] Lung disease more prevalent in area than rest of state or nation expert says

The rate of incidence for lung cancer is higher in Southern Illinois than the rest of the state and the United States as a whole, says a physician well versed on the subject... While cigarette smoking rates have dropped, cigar, pipe, and hookah – other d
Harrisburg (IL) Daily Register
added Nov 17, 2016 22:54

[Asia-pacific] Second-hand smoke plagues Vietnam's restaurants: survey

Most restaurant owners say they fear asking customers to put out their cigarettes will hurt business. Concentrations of secondhand tobacco smoke inhaled in restaurants, bars and cafés are exceptionally high in Vietnam, according to Healthbridge -- a non-p
added Nov 18, 2016 18:23

AHA: secondhand tobacco smoke ups atherosclerosis risk

In asymptomatic never smokers, the extent of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHTS) exposure is associated with the presence and extent of atherosclerosis, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 17, 2016 02:32

The Prevalence of Exposure to Workplace Secondhand Smoke in the US: 2010 to 2015

An estimated 12.6 million working nonsmokers were regularly exposed to SHS at work in 2015. We compared the changes in prevalence of exposure to workplace SHS from 2010 to 2015 by social demographic class, industry of employment and occupation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 20, 2016 15:11

[Asia] Record 40% of Japanese sleep less than six hours a day

The survey also highlighted the risk of exposure to secondhand smoke in restaurants and workplaces — which remains high despite the government’s aim of meeting global standards ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:08

The Association of Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and CT Angiography-Verified Coronary Atherosclerosis

The presence and extent of atherosclerosis were associated with the extent of SHTS exposure even when adjusted for other risk factors, further demonstrating the causal relationship of SHTS exposure and coronary disease.
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging (Journal of the American College of Cardiology)
added Nov 14, 2016 15:15

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Associated With Increased Risk of Coronary Atherosclerosis

Healthy individuals who have never smoked but who have been exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke are at an increased risk of developing coronary atherosclerosis, a new study shows. Among these never-smokers, investigators observed a dose-response relations
TCTMD (Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF))
added Nov 14, 2016 15:09

[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Cutting down on passive smoking

Efforts should also be made to raise public awareness, particularly among children, about the dangers of active and passive smoking. Schools, local governments, communities and the media should strive to establish programs to effectively convey the heal
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 14, 2016 15:25

[California] San Bruno snuffs out smoking: Attached unit ban designed to protect residents from secondhand smoke exposure

City Council unanimously approved during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 9, banning smoking in attached living units. Single-family homes are exempt. In line with a variety of other cities where similar restrictions were also recently approved, officials claim
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Nov 14, 2016 15:03

[Australia] Smoke Signals: Selected Writing: Introduction (PDF)

While I don’t like tobacco smoke, what I dislike far more is the abandonment of evidence and ethical principles in the service of a goal. In tobacco control, we see that in the readiness that some have to ban smoking in wide-open outdoor spaces like parks
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 12, 2016 23:05
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