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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Addressing the economic costs of addiction

The toll from tobacco alone comes to $6.8 billion...The General Assembly has continually raided money intended to pay for smoking cessation efforts and public initiatives aimed at helping smokers... It’s not only a critical public health issue, it’s also
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50

Cardiovascular Consequences of Childhood Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure: Prevailing Evidence, Burden, and Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Healthcare providers need to emphasize and promote heart-healthy behaviors in caretakers of children at every encounter... The evidence presented in this statement calls for a robust public health policy that embraces zero tolerance of childhood SHS
added Sep 13, 2016 01:21

Cardiovascular Consequences of Childhood Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure: Prevailing Evidence, Burden, and Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

IMPLICATIONS: Increased awareness of the adverse, lifetime cardiovascular consequences of childhood SHS may facilitate the development of innovative individual, family-centered, and community health interventions to reduce and ideally eliminate SHS expos
added Sep 13, 2016 01:20

Second-hand smoke can hurt kids years after exposure

Breathing second-hand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Even though the harms of exposing kids to cigaret
added Sep 13, 2016 01:09

Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke

A new American Heart Association statement recommends a "zero tolerance" approach for children's exposure to secondhand smoke. "Parents should consider making their children's environment smoke-free because cigarette smoke exposure is harmful to children
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2016 01:08

Study: 40 percent of children exposed to secondhand smoke

four out of ten children are still exposed to secondhand smoke, at least partially because it remains prevalent in public spaces and apartment buildings, according to a study published in the journal Circulation.
added Sep 13, 2016 01:06

[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34

[Texas] McENTIRE: Support Smoke-free Fort Worth and the ban on smoking in all local bars

What’s lost in the debate is the worker perspective — which as a former bar owner and employee, I know firsthand. Until recently, I owned several bars on West Seventh Street where, alongside my employees, I spent days and nights exposed to cloudy indoor
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Sep 10, 2016 23:48

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes / What they don’t want you to know… (PDF)

Here are some samples collected over the past few years showing the wide range of hazards that electronic cigarettes and vaping devices can pose to users and those around them – from fires and explosions to poisoning and secondhand emissions from a wide
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Sep 10, 2016 20:24

Revolutionary Russian filters use light to purify air

People everywhere grapple with exhaust fumes and carbon monoxide, toxic household and industrial organic compounds, tobacco smoke... Thanks to a surface treated with a high concentration of chemically active radicals, nanocrystalline titanium dioxide wor
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Sep 9, 2016 16:34
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