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Health Tip: Considering Bed Sharing?

The American Academy of Pediatrics doesn't recommend bed sharing for babies, especially if:..Any user of the bed is a smoker, even if there is no smoking in bed.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

The study included more than 17,000 teens and preteens from 185 U.S. schools. The researchers found that younger adolescents were more likely to support the initiative. Girls were more likely to support raising the minimum age than boys. According to B
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 19:15
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[New Jersey] NJ LAWMAKERS, ADVOCATES PUSH TO SPEND MORE TO CURB SMOKING

The state Senate is scheduled to cast a final vote Monday on a bipartisan-backed proposal to devote one percent of the tax revenue from all tobacco products sales to support evidenced-based programs to prevent kids from starting, to reduce smoking rates
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 19, 2017 14:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] NGO wants strict monitoring of ban on sale of cigarettes to under-aged

The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has urged the Federal Government to ensure strict monitoring of the ban on the sale of cigarettes to persons under 18 years.
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordan embarks on aggressive anti-smoking campaign

The aggressive campaign ban­ning smoking in public places mainly targets young Jordanians with a special focus on school and university students, almost 50% of whom are smokers, in a country where 29% of the adult popula­tion smokes. It is promoted with
Middle East Online (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 15:08
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[UK] Dataset: E-cigarette use in England

Proportion who use e-cigarettes by different characteristics including age, sex and reason for vaping.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 16:57
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 90% of young Pinoy smokers want to quit – even as tobacco hooks 1 in 9 early teeners worldwide

Roughly 11 percent of youth aged 13 to 15 around the world use tobacco products like cigarettes and cigars, a global survey of students suggests. In the majority of countries, at least half of current tobacco smokers said they wanted to quit, the study
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jun 18, 2017 15:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH urges MTRCB to block smoking scenes in movie, TV shows

The Department of Health has appealed to the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to ban scenes featuring smoking in movies and television shows. Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said her department would want to work with the
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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New study shows for first time link between passive smoking in childhood and rheumatoid arthritis

confirmed the link between active smoking and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, interestingly, it also suggested for the first time that in smokers, exposure to tobacco early in life through passive smoking in childhood significan
EurekAlert
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[Asia, India] Circular bans students from events backed by tobacco companies

A circular issued by Vijay Satbir Singh, State Additional Chief Secretary of Public Health, has banned the participation of students in events sponsored directly or indirectly by tobacco companies. Health officers have been asked to communicate the order
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:09
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