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[China] Invited Commentary: Second-hand smoke is an under recognized risk factor for cognitive decline

SHS may be one of the most prevalent and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline... there is an urgent need to raise awareness of SHS reduction as part of global and national strategies to reduce cognitive decline and dementia, and to introduce legi
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:20

Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19

[UK] Start young

According to ASH research, England is one of the best places worldwide to give up smoking. The ban on smoking in public places has resulted in two million fewer smokers, while electronic cigarettes have had a huge impact, with 2.9 million adults now usin
Training Matters Magazine (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:06

Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke

"It's hard to find a part of the body not affected by it," Foulds said in a college news release. Besides its link to lung cancer, smoking is also tied to heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other types of cancers, the news release noted. As for lung ca
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 18, 2018 20:12

[Virginia] Back in the Day | Sit-down protests spread to Portsmouth

1993 • A new policy implemented earlier this month aboard the Norfolk-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt restricts smoking to seven bathrooms aboard the ship. Recently, studies revealing the dangers of secondhand smoke have prompted the ship’s officers to
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 18, 2018 18:33

[Asia, India] Mumbai Pollution Levels Causing Increased Respiratory Illnesses In Children

Other than outdoor pollution, second-hand tobacco smoke and indoor fumes are also considered as top causes of infection among children. In poorly ventilated dwellings, indoor smoke can be 100 times higher than acceptable levels for small particles. (in)
added Feb 17, 2018 16:08

[Canada] What you need to know about Ontario's new standard rental lease

"If you share a wall with someone, even if you own your place, you're not allowed to smoke inside," Houle said. "In Ontario, your landlord is allowed to make a building non-smoking... They're allowed to unilaterally make the entire building non-smoking,
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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[Pennsylvania] Easton officials wary about decriminalizing marijuana

An Easton council member is pushing for marijuana decriminalization... Mayor Sal Panto called the bill a dangerous superseding of state laws. Council member Ken Brown said he worried it would bring marijuana smokers onto the streets where secondhand smo
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:39

Could Behaviour Interventions Reduce Second-hand Smoke in Pregnant Women?

Theory-based behaviour change interventions (BCI) have been used successfully to change smoking-related behaviours and could reduce exposure of second-hand smoke in pregnant women. In a recent study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02

[Australia] Third hand cigarette smoke not cause for panic

Professor Simone Dennis, an anthropologist who has studied the lives of smokers for 15 years, has urged Australian policy makers to wait for appropriate scientific evidence before passing any laws relating to third-hand-smoke. "There is a paranoia now a
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 14, 2018 19:54
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