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Headlines Tagged with Secondhand Smoke 15,059 headlines found


Wake and bake: Marijuana legalization group will hand out free joints in Washington on inauguration morning

Activists want smokers to engage in 'civil disobedience' by sparking their joints four minutes and 20 seconds into President-elect Donald Trump's speech ... In Washington, smokers are allowed to possess, grow and give away weed, though it can't be smoked
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:43

How second-hand smoke will affect your baby BEFORE you get pregnant

Decades of evidence have shown pregnant women who smoke or inhale second-hand smoke are more likely to deliver children with brain impairment that affects learning and behavior. But new research by Duke University has shown this risk was identical in la
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:25

Animal study shows harmful effects of secondhand smoke even before pregnancy

Duke Health report. Using rats in experiments carefully designed to mimic the second-hand smoke exposures that humans encounter, the researchers found that the chemical components of tobacco smoke affect fetal brain development throughout pregnancy. The
added Jan 5, 2017 21:05
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[Pennsylvania] Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease

According to their reports, people were commonly renting one room in a crowded house -- often one that was infested with pests, or plagued by leaks and mold. In many cases, asthma patients either smoked or lived with smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 5, 2017 21:03

Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Low Blood Lead Levels in Association With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Its Symptom Domain in Children: A Community-Based Case–Control Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Combined exposure to lead and SHS synergistically increased the risk for both these ADHD symptom domains. To protect children from environmental risk factors related to ADHD, it is necessary to further reduce children’s exposure to SHS and lead, even in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 31, 2016 16:37

Another reason not to smoke while pregnant

Women who smoke during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with kidney damage than mothers who steer clear of cigarettes, a study suggests. Smoking during pregnancy has long been linked to preterm and underweight babies and a wide range of birt
added Dec 30, 2016 05:51


four new studies “expanded on and confirmed“ the possibility that e-cigarettes contain respiratory irritants...The final rule is a rational exercise of the Department‘s authority to ensure “safe and adequate“ service by protecting passengers from secondha
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 28, 2016 22:31

[Japan] Tough task to have smoking rules meet world standards before Tokyo Olympics

"Are you willing to be hit with complaints by foreigners?" the ministry's Health Service... hurled at Japan Food Service much the health ministry's smoking regulation plan can keep up with global standards depends on deliberations during
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 25, 2016 17:49

[Louisiana] Bogalusa passes most comprehensive smoke-free ordinance in La.

the City of Bogalusa became the 10th city in Louisiana to pass a city-wide smoke-free ordinance. Youth in the city were instrumental to the passage of the ordinance, as they presented the dangers of secondhand smoke to the council, highlighting the need
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Dec 24, 2016 23:50

[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 24, 2016 14:15
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