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5 Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke — Especially to Children, Non-Smokers

Thirdhand smoke is residual — or leftover — nicotine and other chemicals that remain on clothing and surfaces after someone smokes in the area. Dangerous residue from tobacco smoke sticks to carpets, walls and other surfaces after the smoke clears. Rese
The Cleveland Clinic
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Who wants to eat with diners who smoke, asks WHO official

A key World Health Organization official visiting Tokyo to press for a smoking ban in all public places said it is unthinkable in other countries to eat in a restaurant where diners were smoking. Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of the Department for Prev
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04

Passive smoking equally harmful in increasing lung cancer risk, heart ailments: Study

A study published in a journal called Carcinogenesis said that passive smokers are at a greater risk of heart ailments and lung cancer. The study was conducted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.The research mainly focused on
IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04

[Australia] When travelling by air was the height of luxury: Throwback photos from the time before cattle class show airline passengers smoking on board, drinking from an open bar and with PLENTY of leg room

Smoking has been banned on flights for almost 30 years, however passengers used to freely light up cigarettes while at 35,000ft. Planes were divided into smoking... 'The whole place reeked of smoke. You'd get off and all your clothes would smell like sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 17:50

from social taboo to target market: how tobacco use became a women’s issue

something interesting happened after the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report confirming the link between smoking and cancer in 1964. In the years following the release of the report, the smoking rate among men dropped from 52 percent to 38 percent betw
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53

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

Parental smoking linked to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in their kids that are associated with the most common type of childhood cancer, a recent study suggests. Some previous research has linked parental smoking to an increased risk of childhood leukemia, b
added Apr 6, 2017 19:10

Kids' Hands May Be a Source of Significant Nicotine Exposure

Children may carry significant levels of nicotine on their hands just by coming into contact with items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residues, even when no one is actively smoking around them at the time. This is the key finding of a pilot
PR Newswire
added Apr 6, 2017 19:03
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[UK] Hundreds of South Tyneside children need treatment for passive smoking

Hundreds of children a year are treated for the effects of second-hand smoke in South Tyneside, a new report has revealed. Experts have found that 378 youngsters were taken to their GPs, or hospital, with conditions including glue ear and asthma, after b
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:35

[Colorado] JOONDEPH: THE EYES HAVE IT – Secondhand smoke and ‘settled science’

The dangers of secondhand smoke, recently reported in Slate, originated north of us in of all places, Helena, is important to keep an open scientific mind to “settled science.” Otherwise, society may be burdened by expensive and unnecessary ta
The Villager (Greenwood Village, CO)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:34
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