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Why I Fight: News/Talk Radio Host & Author Forrest Carr

My Great Cigarette Rebellion How my mother’s simple request to run an errand changed my life. My doctor doesn’t believe I’ve never smoked. In January I was diagnosed with a relatively rare form of kidney cancer—Transitional Cell Carcinoma, which had begun in the kidney and then descended into the bladder. Thankfully, it had only just arrived… Read the full article >

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CDC: Airports That Allow Smoking Pose Health Risks

Ventilation at five major U.S. airports with designated smoking areas does not protect passengers from the health risks of secondhand smoke, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns Tuesday. The CDC, in its first study comparing air quality at airports with and without smoke-fee policies, finds that pollution levels adjacent (within a meter or… Read the full article >

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Most Women Exposed to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke in China

Nearly two-thirds of women of reproductive age in China are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke at home and over half are exposed in the workplace, which raises the risk of complications in pregnancy, including stillbirths and infant death. The findings, released by the World Health Organisation on Tuesday, are from a tobacco survey conducted in China in 2010 by the centers for disease… Read the full article >

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Secondhand Smoke Exposure For Just 20 Minutes Leads To Breathing Impairment, Study FInds

It only takes 20 minutes of secondhand smoke exposure before breathing is impaired, a new study shows. Researchers from the University of Athens, the Hellenic Cancer Society and the Harvard School of Public Health had 15 healthy study participants go inside a chamber meant to simulate a bar or car filled with secondhand smoke particulates for 20… Read the full article >

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