Myths, facts and conditional truths: What is the evidence on the risks associated with smoking in cars carrying children?
- Smoking Hazard Identified As: "THIRD-HAND SMOKE". // Oklahoma Woman;May2009, Special section p3
The article offers information on the risk of third-hand smoke, which is described as the residues left behind after a person is done smoking.
- A NEW CIGARETTE HAZARD: 'THIRD-HAND SMOKE'. Rabin, Roni Caryn // Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/8/2009, Issue 993, p4
The article discusses the health effects of third-hand smoke. Third-hand smoke is used to describe the invisible yet toxic brew of gases and particles clinging to the smoker's hair and clothing, with residues including carcinogens and radioactive materials that young children can get on their...
- Passive smoking and chronic illness in children: age and gender inequalities, and the fallacy of 'low-strength' cigarettes. Ansari, Walid El // Chronic Illness;Mar2005, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p87
The article discusses on the implications of passive smoking to chronic illness in children. The World Health Organization has estimated that almost half of the number of children worldwide live in a home with at least one tobacco smoker and it emphasizes that passive smoking is a risk factor...
- Youth Smoking & Maternal Risk Factors. // SAMHSA News;May/Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p12
The article discusses the data from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) wherein adolescents living with their mothers who use cigarettes might be facing risk factors at home.
- The effects of smoking and drinking on all-cause mortality in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: a single-center cohort study. Xiaoping Li; Yang Liu; Rong Luo; Gang Li; Peng Luo; MingJiang Liu; Tao He; Wei Hua // European Journal of Medical Research;9/18/2015, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
Subject: Recent studies have shown that smoking and drinking are associated with poorer outcomes in patients with cardiomyopathy. The purpose of this study was to determine all-cause mortality in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) associated with smoking and drinking. Methods: An observational cohort...
- Pre-op program fosters long-term smoking cessation. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;6/1/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 21, p24
The article reports on a study that examines the significance of a smoking cessation program and surgery before the procedure for long-term smoking cessation in New York. The results reveal smokers have a greater chance of being tobacco-free a year later they attend scheduled surgery and a...
- Evidence against a gateway from smokeless tobacco use to smoking. Rodu, Brad; Cole, Philip // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;May2010, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p530
Introduction: It has been suggested that smokeless tobacco (ST) use by young people induces them to become smokers, but direct evidence is lacking.
- Fuming at the quitters. Peverley, Phil // Pulse;5/24/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 20, p26
The author reflects on the responsible actions of smokers in Great Britain. He stressed that his approach to smokers is relatively straightforward. He contended that they should be responsible for their actions, expecting them to take their consequences. He noticed that the Government failed to...
- Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults in two Nigerian cities. Desalu, Olufemi O.; Onyedum, Cajetan C.; Adewole, Olufemi O.; Fawibe, Ademola E.; Salami, Alakija K. // Annals of African Medicine;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p103
Background: Tobacco control policy can only succeed if the burdens of smoking are known. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and correlates of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among nonsmoking adults in two Nigerian cities. Materials and Methods: We carried out a...