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World Environmental Health Day on September 26, 2016

NEHA is planning to celebrate World Environmental Health Day on September 26, along with the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) and many other organizations to shed light on the important work of environmental health around the world
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:51

World Environmental Health Day 26 September 2016

Theme for the 2016 World Environmental Health Day: Tobacco Control… a response to the global tobacco pandemic Smoking, and the use of tobacco, is the primary cause of PREVENTABLE illness and death. Six million people are killed globally by tobacco EVE
International Federation of Environmental Health (uk)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:48

[Ohio] GCHD recognizes role of environmental health in reducing smoking harm

World Environmental Health Day is September 26...This year’s theme is tobacco control and the National Environmental Health Association is focusing specifically on the negative health effects of second and third hand smoke. The Galion City Health Departm
WBCO 1540 AM (Bucyrus, OH)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:44

Why you should NEVER smoke inside: Carcinogenic third-hand smoke lingers in your carpet, walls, and loved-ones for at least six months

Even when you quit smoking, carcinogens from tobacco remain embedded in sofas, wall, and carpets long after. And people within the home - whether smokers, ex-smokers, or non-smokers - will also have elevated levels of the dangerous chemicals. Research
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17

Thirdhand smoke lingers in the home long after smokers have quit

Even when you quit smoking, residue left behind by cigarette smoke can stick to surfaces, penetrate deep into materials in your home and settle in for a long time to come. A new study led by researchers at San Diego State University finds that even six m
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 23, 2016 16:23

Assessing Links Between Tobacco Smoke and Atopic Dermatitis

“the results of this meta-analysis of observational studies suggest that active smoking and passive exposure to cigarette smoke in the home are associated with higher prevalence of AD in both children and adults.” While that may be evident, they do note t (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:05

When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution

Homes of smokers remained polluted with THS for up to 6 months after cessation. Residents continued to be exposed to THS toxicants that accumulated in settled house dust and on surfaces before smoking cessation. Further research is needed to better unders
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2016 16:26

[UK] Council chiefs agree action in bid to persuade Bury smokers to stub it out

Bury Council has decided to follow in the footsteps of more than 80 other local authorities by signing the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. It commits the council to lead anti-smoking campaigns, help people quit smoking, stop youngsters
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:23

Nicotine from smoke enters body through the skin

Tobacco smoke can linger long after smokers have exhaled their last puff. A new study finds that chemicals in that smoke, including nicotine, can enter the body of others in that room — through their skin.
Science New for Students
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29

[UK-Scotland] Sharp drop in number of Scots children exposed to second-hand smoke in their homes

TENS of thousands fewer Scots children are being exposed to second-hand smoke, according to the latest Scottish Health Survey. The charity ASH Scotland welcomed the new 2015 data, which showed a “significant” drop in the number of children breathing in c (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:23
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