Archive for the 'Second-hand smoking' Category

Aug 05 2013

Anti-smoking advocates fuming over the results of second-hand smoke study

Even on the outdoor patio, second-hand cigarette smoke can produce air quality comparable to the smoggy day in Los Angeles or even a forest fire, according to a new study.

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Jul 29 2013

Pediatricians ask parents about tobacco use

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Sep 28 2012

Passive smokers ‘20% more forgetful

Living with a smoker is not only bad for your health; it can also lead to memory loss, according to a new study.

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Jan 24 2012

Even electronic cigarettes hurt unborn children

My granddaughter is pregnant smoker. She converted to electronic cigarettes, saying her husband that it is perfectly safe and will not affect the child in any way. It also states that there is no danger of passive smoking.

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Jan 02 2012

Children feeling the effects of 2nd-hand smoke

In years past it was common for tobacco smoke to fill the air of restaurants, places of business and most public spaces. As recently as 1991, 88 percent of American non-smokers experienced measurable exposure to second-hand smoke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Dec 30 2011

Second-hand smoke

Peter Lavac, a Sydney lawyer, fitness fanatic and champion surf skier, thought something was wrong when he was not breathing as freely.

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Dec 28 2011

New ad campaign emphasizes dangers linked to secondhand smoke exposure

Secondhand cigarette smoke is unsafe and is linked to numerous forms of illness and disease, including asthma, sudden infant death syndrome, heart disease and lung cancer.
That’s why the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is launching its new “Unsafe Campaign” to educate Kentuckians about the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke and its potential effect on family members, friends, co-workers and passersby.
The campaign is entirely federally funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant dollars.

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Dec 14 2011

Smoke free legislation linked to drop in second-hand smoke

Levels of second-hand smoke exposure among non-smoking adults fell by almost 30 per cent after smoke free legislation was introduced in England in 2007, researchers in the Department for Health have found.

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