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Kids with Asthma that are Exposed to Secondhand Smoke Have Twice as Many Hospitalizations

September 25, 2015   The risk for hospitalization doubles for kids with asthma who are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a study led by Mayo Clinic Children’s Research Center. “The results of this review serve as a reminder to parents of just how dangerous it is to expose their children to secondhand smoke,” says Avni […]
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In September 2015 Posted

These Are the Best Ways to Quit Smoking According to Science

September 24, 2015   In its latest report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a federally appointed group of independent experts, reviewed data on smoking cessation. They concluded that the best ways to kick the habit are behavioral interventions, including one-on-one counseling, phone counseling and self-help methods, […]
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In September 2015 Posted

Study: Smokers 50 Percent More Likely To Suffer From Dementia

September 23, 2015  Researchers from the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and Action on Smoking and Health Ireland are warning that smoking increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. According to the study, smokers are 50% more likely to suffer from dementia. “While the connections between smoking and cancer, stroke and heart disease […]
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In September 2015 Posted

As Summer Ends, Administration Misses Another Deadline to Issue Rule Regulating E-Cigarettes, Cigars – Our Kids Can’t Wait

September 23, 2015   Testifying before Congress in April, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell set a goal of this summer for issuing a final rule extending the Food and Drug Administration’s authority to electronic cigarettes, cigars and other currently unregulated tobacco products. Today is the last day of summer, and the final rule […]
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