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Husbands' Tobacco Habits Turn Pregnant Women Into Passive Smokers

By Bryan Le

Pregnant women are always urged to stop smoking during pregnancy, but the people around them should stop lighting up too. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Means a Second Visit to the Hospital for Asthmatic Children

By Bryan Le

New research reveals asthmatic children with parents who smoke are twice as likely to make a return trip to the hospital. MORE  

Thirdhand Smoke Is Dangerous, Too

By Chrisanne Grise

Smoking residue that clings to surfaces can damage our health, and becomes more toxic over time, a study finds. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Affects Pets, Too

By Bryan Le

Dogs and cats exposed to smoking are twice as likely to develop nose or lung cancer. MORE  

Russia Passes Major Public Smoking Ban

By Valerie Tejeda

A ban on smoking in restaurants, hospitals and public buildings will take effect in June. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 10, 2013

By The Fix staff

Eating disorders linked to drug use, CDC targets LGBT community with anti-smoking ads, and South Korea combats Internet addiction with horses. MORE  

China's Women Constantly Inhale Smoke

By Valerie Tejeda

Exposure to secondhand smoke in China damages the health of this generation and the next. MORE  

Smoking Bans Slash Heart Attacks

By Valerie Tejeda

Banning workplace smoking leads to a reported 33% drop in heart attacks in one MN county. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Kills 42,000 Americans a Year

By Bryan Le

Stark new evidence emerges that quitting smoking does everyone a favor. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 28, 2012

By Bryan Le

Smoking scenes in kids' movies have increased, black youths are more exposed to booze ads, and experts say alcohol enemas are "extremely dangerous." MORE  

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