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Cigarette smoke alters DNA in sperm, genetic damage could pass to offspring
...hand smoke. They also plan to study the effects of secondhand
smoke on male mice as well the possibility that the eggs of females are affected by smoke....
Study confirms the risk of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke outdoors
Tens of thousands of Americans die each year from secondhand
tobacco smoke, according to a 2006 report by the U...ral. While the health risks associated with indoor secondhand
smoke are well documented, little research has been done on exposure to toxic tobacco fumes outdoors...
FSU researcher's award will fund study into cardiovascular grafts
... methods for regenerating blood vessels damaged by secondhand
tobacco smoke has received a fellowship award that...ed on addressing cardiovascular diseases caused by secondhand
smoke. "Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death worldwide and the cardiovascular effect...
How secondhand smoke injures babies' lungs
...a message for everyparent: Do not smoke or breathe secondhand
smoke while you arepregnant. Do not let your children breathe secondhand
smoke afterthey are born." Pinkerton added that the results from this study are further proofthat ...
Early treatment prevents lasting breathing problems in some premature babies
... that supply blood to the lungs), sensitivities to secondhand
smoke, asthma, and respiratory infections; neurodevelopmental problems such as cerebral palsy; learning disabilities; impaired growth; and cardiovascular problems. In the United States, more than 10,000 babies develop BPD each year. Previous studie...
Naturally occurring asbestos linked to lung cancer
... 3,000 deaths a year are attributed to exposure to secondhand
tobacco smoke, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency statistics. Ultramafic rock is distributed throughout the Sierra Nevada, Coast Ranges and Klamath Mountains in Northern and Central California, and has been a source of increasing conce...