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Experts demand new laws to make people stop smoking

Image: Pixabay Legislation doesn’t go far enough to stop smoking, say lung experts The Spanish Society of Pulmonary and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR) has entered into the debates around the need for anti-smoking legislation to be updated and reinforced to help people stop smoking. They have suggestop smokinsted five “inalienable measures” to the Ministry of Health to reduce the amount of tobacco consumed in Spain and therefore hopefully bring down the number of related deaths also. Related deaths currently stand at around 60,000 a year.  The first demand […]

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Nicotine Residue Found in Kids’ Hair Could Help Parents Stop Smoking

Israeli researchers have recently uncovered “concerning data” about the effects of secondhand smoking on the children of smokers and believe this information could persuade parents to stop smoking near their own kids. According to the first-of-its-kind study, conducted by a group of researchers from the Sackler Medical School of Tel Aviv University, seven out of every 10 children of parents who smoke who participated in the research had nicotine residue in their hair. The researchers sought to examine whether raising awareness of a child’s exposure by providing […]

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