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[Kentucky] Public health researchers, geologists combine to create radon risk potential maps for state, 15 counties

Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, following cigarette smoking. “The triple threats of smoking, radon exposure, and secondhand smoke compound the risk of developing lung cancer in Kentucky,” says the release.
KyForward
added Aug 19, 2016 10:33
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[California] Bill to Kick Tobacco Off Our Fields, Courts & Bleachers Passes State Assembly

Senate Bill 977 authored by Dr. Richard Pan, and sponsored by the 8th grade class at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Elementary School in Elk Grove passed the California State Assembly today. SB 977 would prohibit the use of tobacco products within 250 feet from
Highlandnews.net
added Aug 19, 2016 10:29
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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01
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[Minnesota] Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study

implementing smoke-free multi-unit housing policies in affordable housing may be a promising step toward eliminating tobacco-related disparities," the researchers wrote. The study included 180 residents of eight affordable housing properties in Minnesota
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2016 21:48
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Another win for smoke-free parks in Pierce County

Whether it’s a symbolic gesture or a real blow against the world’s leading cause of preventable death, congratulations to Fife for defending predominant public-health values. Now Fife leaders can focus on efforts such as opening the new Brookville Garden
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 17, 2016 05:20
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BREATHE Nursing Researchers Collaborate with Geologists to Map Radon Risks in Kentucky

Hahn hopes to use the maps to target specific geographic areas with interventions to reduce smoking rates, eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, and mitigate radon potential... “The reason I am interested in radon is because of its synergy with tobacco
University of Kentucky
added Aug 15, 2016 18:41
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Australian Medical Association backs calls to ban public housing secondhand smoke

Dr Stephen Moulding's call for action came after many patients at his Narrabundah clinic, private and public residents, complained about the dangerous smoke from adjoining public tenants entering their homes.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 13, 2016 19:26
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[UK] Cot deaths at record low as winters get warmer and pregnant women stop smoking

The number of cot deaths in England and Wales has fallen to the lowest number since records began, figures show. In ten years, the number of victims from sudden infant death syndrome (Sids), also known as cot death, has almost halved. In 2004 there wer
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:39
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[UK] Cot deaths hit record low as parents heed warnings over smoking and wrapping babies up while they sleep

'A number of factors may have contributed to the fall, including warmer-than-average temperatures throughout the year, fewer women smoking at the time of delivery, and greater awareness of safer sleeping practices.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:32
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[Korea - South] Smoker’s use of neutral zones leads to debate

The place where Kim had an argument is what smokers call a “smoking point,” where most office workers come and smoke...when they smoke in that alleyway, the smell of cigarette smoke wafts over to nearby restaurants. Because most alleys are only about 5 me
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Aug 10, 2016 18:36
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