Category: Secondhand smoke

Can dogs sniff out lung cancer?

“Dogs can be trained to identify the scent of lung cancer long before symptoms develop,” the Daily Mail has today reported. The newspaper said that “sniffer dogs can be relied upon to find the unique smell of the disease in…

Is smoking in cars dangerous?

A ban on smoking in cars where children are present may be introduced in Wales. Is lighting up inside your vehicle damaging? If a campaign to change attitudes does not succeed, a tobacco ban inside vehicles in which children are…

How Secondhand Smoke Affects the Brain

Secondhand smoke has a direct, measurable impact on the brain similar to what’s seen in the person doing the smoking, according to a new study. The finding highlights the importance of limiting exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and other…

Secondhand smoke it’s bad for kids brains

Children and teens exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop symptoms for a variety of mental health problems, including major depressive disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and others, according to a study published in Tuesday’s edition of the journal Archives…

Children suffer from second-hand smoking

Newborn babies and young children are easy victims of second-hand smoking because of their faster breathing rates and immature immunity system, physicians said yesterday, pointing out that second-hand smoking can lead to poor functioning of their lungs and a propensity…