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Passive Smoking Linked to Arthritis Risk

To date, active smoking has been the most reproducibly reported risk factor for a type of RA called anti-citrullinated protein antibody (ACPA). A team...

Northern Ireland Bans Smoking in Cars with Children

People caught smoking in cars with children will initially be given warnings rather than fines, allowing for public awareness to build up gradually.Violators could...

US Study: Smoke-Exposed Children Have Higher Rates of Hospital Admissions

The children exposed to tobacco smoke were 24 times more likely to be admitted to hospital than non-exposed children.Besides having higher rates of hospital...

US Survey: Increase in Exposure to Second-Hand E-Cigs Among Minors

The study titled, “Exposure to second-hand e-cigarettes increasing among young people,'' was carried out by researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and published in the...

No air pollution variations in homes of vapers and non-vapers

The research was funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a member of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), and was...