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[Colorado] Smoke-Free Public Housing Popular With Residents

Smoke-free housing policies successfully reduced exposure to secondhand smoke and increased smoking quit attempts, according to a survey of residents living in multi-unit public housing in Colorado.
MedPage Today
added Oct 22, 2016 15:53

Health, Secondhand Smoke Exposure, and Smoking Behavior Impacts of No-Smoking Policies in Public Housing, Colorado, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

no-smoking policies reduce resident exposure to secondhand smoke, lower the incidence of secondhand smoke–associated breathing problems, decrease daily smoking and cigarette consumption, encourage smoking cessation, and increase quit attempts. If implemen
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:32

Many Adults Unaware That Using E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Kids

don't know that indoor use of electronic cigarettes exposes children to nicotine and leaves nicotine deposits on surfaces, a new survey shows. "E-cigarettes primarily emit a toxic aerosol, not harmless water vapor," said Robert McMillen, an associate pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2016 21:16

Association of Secondhand Smoke With Stroke Outcomes

Individuals with previous stroke have 50% greater odds to have been exposed to SHS; SHS is associated with a 2-fold increase in mortality after stroke. This study highlights the importance of obtaining exposure to SHS history and counseling patients and t
added Oct 21, 2016 20:19

Secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of stroke

The increased risk of stroke that comes with smoking may extend to nonsmokers who live in the same household and breathe in secondhand smoke, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers found that never-smokers who had a stroke were nearly 50 percent more likely
added Oct 21, 2016 20:15

Thirdhand smoke contamination in hospital settings: assessing exposure risk for vulnerable paediatric patients

Incubators/cribs and other furniture had detectable surface nicotine. Detectable levels of cotinine, 3HC and NNAL were found in the infants’ urine. Discussion THS appears to be ubiquitous, even in closely guarded healthcare settings. Future research will
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2016 17:34
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[Pennsylvania] Infrequently Asked Questions: Is secondhand smoke bad for my pet?

difficult to find sources for the type of funding that would be needed for a very large study. We certainly do it, but it is certainly more challenging. Particularly, it’s a little easier for dogs because there has been a lot more evidence to show that a
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58

[Ireland] One in five exposed to passive smoke every day

According to the second annual Healthy Ireland survey, which involved almost 7,500 people aged 15 and older, 23% of the population are current smokers and 18% of people are exposed to passive smoke every day. (ie)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58

[UK-Scotland] Sheilla Duffy: Smoke-free homes for all kids is still our goal

with continuing encouragement and support, more people will get there. I am confident of this because people are not being forced to do anything. This is something that they themselves say that they want to do, and the motivation is their children’s healt
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:27

[Arizona] ALLHANDS: Your freedom to toke vs. my freedom not to breathe it

One of Proposition 205's basic arguments is that adults should be free to smoke marijuana without fear of going to prison... But legalizing recreational marijuana comes with a big, mostly unanswered question: What happens when your freedom to toke confl
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 18, 2016 00:06
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