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healthmeup - 05/31/2013 06:30:00

World No Tobacco Day: Higher Health Risks with Second Hand Smoke

World No Tobacco Day: Higher Health Risks with Second Hand Smoke Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 600 000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. This is the bare facts on second hand smoke (SHS) by WHO. According to Dr. Ullas Batra, Medical Oncology at Rajeev Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi says the... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/31/2012 16:00:00

Do Secondhand Smoke Laws Prevent Heart Attacks?

Do Secondhand Smoke Laws Prevent Heart Attacks? Heart attacks dropped by one-third in one county in Minnesota after two smoke-free workplace ordinances went into place, a new study shows. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 08/23/2012 07:45:00

Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Kids' Asthma

Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Kids' Asthma Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may have an increased risk of asthma - even if they were not exposed to secondhand smoke after birth, a large study of European children suggests. Continue Reading »

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