Tag Archives: children

Children of Smokers are More Likely to Start Smoking

Smoking Teenager

According to a new study, kids of regular smokers are more likely to try cheapest cigarettes and to become regular smokers themselves. Scientists found that the more years a kid was exposed to parental smoking, the higher is the risk

Passive Smoking Worsens Responses to Asthma Treatment


Recently there was made a study which found that kids exposed to tobacco smoke at their homes have lower rates of an enzyme which responds to asthma treatment. The sudy proved that passive smoking aggravates asthma symptoms in kids and

Kids Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Tobacco Smoke

Some kids who were born in the mid of 20th century remember  riding in the car while mother and father smoked cigarettes or running behind DDT trucks, or even playing with thermometer. Though it seemed to be funny and safe,

Children Want Smoke-Free Waffle House

Protest in Waffle House

On January, 26, young people from Cleaner Air for Kids organization gathered in front of Waffle House in Biloxi, Mississippi, in order to demand the company to introduce a nationwide policy to ban smoking in the facility. Main aim of

Oregon: Smoking in a Car with Kids Can Cost You $500

smoking in car

This week a number of new laws come into action in Oregon and many of them will affect both citizens and businesses.  Several of these laws are implemented to make the community healthier. Not very good news for smokers is

Over 57,000 Ontario Young People Use Flavoured Tobacco Products


A recent study conducted in Canada showed that over 57,000 young people from Ontario used flavoured tobacco products in 2010-2011. This data made coalition of major Ontario health agencies call for a total ban on flavoured tobacco products. The call

Primary Care Can Prevent Kids From Smoking


According to a recent recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), primary care workers can provide effective and simple interventions to help prevent tobacco consumption among teenagers and children, . A ccording to Virginia Moyer, MD, of Baylor

Abused Children Smoke More As Teenagers And Adults


Long ago researchers suspected there exists a connection between children abuse and smoking. A study by University of Washington was made in the field. The main aim of it was not to find the connection between abused children but to