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WHO says air pollution kills 600,000 children every year

Parents should try to avoid household air pollution by using less polluting fuels for cooking and heating and not smoking but to reduce child exposure to ambient pollution they should need to lobby politicians to clean up the environment, WHO experts sai
Reuters
added Oct 30, 2018 22:01
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Puerto Rico Recognizes Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Steps to Prevent Exposure to Carcinogens

“At Zimmetry, our indoor environmental quality and industrial hygiene professionals are dedicated to identifying indoor conditions that could expose the public or workers to respirable hazards,” said Harry Pena, President of Zimmetry Environmental. “In t
WebWire
added Oct 30, 2018 21:57
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Biggest Risks For Kids This Halloween May Be Surprising

most will fail to warn them about the biggest risk – one which may kill more children this Halloween than all of the others combined: parental smoking in their presence
ValueWalk
added Oct 30, 2018 17:06
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Secondhand Vape Exposure May Be Risky for Asthmatic Teens

Secondhand exposure to aerosols from electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine-delivery systems (ENDS) was associated with a greater risk for asthma attacks among pre-teens and teens participating in a school-based, cross-sectional survey. The
MedPage Today
added Oct 30, 2018 16:58
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In Japan, a glimpse at alternatives to cigarettes

tobacco companies are now transforming Japan into a battleground and test-bed for next generation smokeless alternatives to traditional cigarettes. Companies like Marlboro maker Philip Morris International (PMI) are seen as leaders in the race to effecti
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:26
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Former Surgeons General Recount Political Pressure on the Job

The four described battles over AIDS, smoking, teenage pregnancy and drugs...Dr. Carmona testified before Congress that the second Bush White House had prevented him from speaking out on many issues, including the dangers of secondhand smoke
New York Times
added Oct 26, 2018 20:50
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Home health and community care workers’ occupational exposure to second-hand smoke: A rapid literature review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Exposure to SHS is likely to be common for workers who enter private homes to provide care. There is a need for research to understand the number of workers exposed to SHS, and the frequency, duration and intensity of the exposure. Guidance should be dev
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:21
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[Canada] Should smoking legal cannabis be allowed at Montreal’s Santa Claus parade?

With cannabis now legal in Montreal, some are wondering whether smoking should be banned at public events where children are present, such as Montreal’s annual Santa Claus parade. It was a question raised by Coun. Abdelhaq Sari at Montreal city council
Global News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:04
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[UK] 'Selfish' smoker says hospital patients should 'walk through cloud of smoke' into entrance above maternity ward

A 'selfish' smoker says patients and visitors should be forced to 'walk through cloud of smoke' to get in and out of a hospital. Dave Atherton, chairman of Freedom2Choose, believes walking through smoke "is not the most inconvenient thing in the world"
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:17
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[Missouri] LETTER: Smoke-free air is for everyone — no exceptions

Show-Me Smoke Free was dismayed to read a Post-Dispatch editorial that said proposed partial smoking restrictions in St. Charles and St. Louis counties were better than nothing....industry wants initiatives like these to pass. Weak smoke-free laws set us
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:48
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