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[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

Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer

Smoking by either parent helps promote genetic deletions in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, according to research headed by UC San Francisco. While the strongest associations
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 5, 2017 10:17

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MACABENTA: Cigarettes: The macho killers

Some years ago, I was asked to create an ad campaign to debunk the argument that a non-smoking section in restaurants and other public places could spare non-smokers from the hazards of second-hand smoke. I depicted a public swimming pool where someone
Business World (ph)
added Apr 5, 2017 09:45

Study Identifies Why Passive Smoking Promotes Tumor Growth

In a new study published by Science Reports, investigators found that the organic compound found in cigarette smoke promotes tumor growth. While smoking a cigarette, the toxin acrolein (acrylic aldehyde) is released into the atmosphere via sidestream s
Specialty Pharmacy Times
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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