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Tuesday, 10 February 2009 19:01

Mother's smoking may produce anti-social children

What could be called "fourth-hand smoke," U.K. researchers find for the first time a link between the tobacco smoking of women during pregnancy and their children who are more likely to behave in anti-social manners.

Published in Health
Thursday, 22 January 2009 19:05

Got cancer? Only 44% quit smoking when told

A West Virginia-led study of smoking behavior found that only 44% of people quit their tobacco habit when diagnosed with cancer. Continuing to smoke after being diagnosed with a tobacco-related cancer hinders the effectiveness of the treatment.

Published in Health
On January 11, 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General announced the results of a comprehensive study on the health effects of cigarette smoking. The official warning, made forty-five years ago, stated that “Cigarette smoking is a health hazard….”

Published in Health



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