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Health Tip: Identifying Lung Cancer Risks For Non Smokers

Testing your home for radon, avoiding secondhand smoke and limiting exposure to air pollutants can help prevent lung cancer, the society says. A healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables may also help reduce your chances of developing lung cancer.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 27, 2018 21:28

[Sweden] Sperm count 50% lower in men whose fathers smoke

The findings showed that, independently of nicotine exposure from the mother, socioeconomic factors, and their own smoking, men with fathers who smoked had a 41 per cent lower sperm concentration and 51 per cent fewer sperm count than those with non-smok
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:28
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[UK] Baroness Trumpington's 11 ballsiest and best quotes

4. On growing old disgracefully "Is the noble Lord aware that, at the age of 80, there are very few pleasures left to me, but one of them is passive smoking?"
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:12

[Asia, India] Priyanka Chopra and Madhu ban alcohol and cigarettes on Pahuna sets

Collaborating with kids on their upcoming Sikkimese film, Pahuna, the mother-daughter duo has put in place a no-smoking and no-alcohol policy. Dr Madhu Chopra tells mid-day, "Since the film features children as the protagonists, we put this rule in place (in)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:48

[Australia] Woman 'bashed' for smoking in carpark

Emma Martin, a disability pensioner, was in the carpark of her Southport apartment building with a female friend when the two women were approached by a fellow resident, Nine News reported. The neighbour, identified by Nine News as Rewi Borell, argued t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:44

[Canada] Jack Knox: Hodgepodge of cannabis rules going up in smoke

The counter-argument is that while drinkers may go to a bar for a beer, there’s no equivalent for marijuana. B.C. doesn’t allow smoking lounges. Rules meant to protect bar staff and other workers from secondhand smoke prevent customers from lighting up.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 24, 2018 23:05

Group makes push for cannabis cafes in Oregon

The New Revenue Coalition wants to change that so people can have public places to light up. The group says people aren't able to smoke in private because many rental units bar smoking indoors. Oregon Public Broadcasting says the group will have to pers
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2018 23:03

[New Zealand] Govt plans to ban vaping in bars and workplaces

The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year, Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa announced today. She said the government supported New Zealander smokers' efforts to be healthier by switching to safer products, but also w
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:48

[UK-Scotland] IRONSIDE: No ifs, no butts: the only answer to smoking is a total ban

Scotland has some of the most progressive tobacco controls in the world. We restrict advertising, conceal cigarette shelves and place a legal age on when a person can smoke. However, the real answer is to ban completely this toxic and outdated habit. B
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:43

[Europe, UK] Can e-cigarettes help people quit smoking?

found that smokers exposed to vapour product used by others are 20% more likely to try to quit smoking. The UK has decided to embrace the potential provided by e-cigarettes. The government’s new Tobacco Control Plan for England includes a commitment to m
added Nov 23, 2018 03:15
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