Latest Effects of passive smoking Stories

2012-04-20 13:34:19

Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smoke free, according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology.

Smokers Experiencing Heart Attacks Earlier
2011-10-11 05:15:51

A new study by researchers from the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor suggests that smokers suffer heart attacks years before their non-smoking counterparts.

2011-09-05 11:50:20

Children who live in households where they are exposed to tobacco smoke miss more days of school than do children living in smoke-free homes, a new nationwide study confirms.

2011-08-08 08:35:00

That first cigarette of the morning may be the most dangerous one you have all day.

2011-03-10 13:59:36

Pregnant non-smokers who breathe in the second-hand smoke of other people are at an increased risk of delivering stillborn babies or babies with defects.

2010-03-09 13:28:07

Individuals with a certain type of genetic susceptibility to lung cancer face a greatly increased risk for the deadly disease with even a small exposure to cigarette smoke.

2009-11-24 06:45:00

According to a new study conducted in the UK, the much debated public smoking ban enacted in 2007 in England, Northern Ireland and Wales has not caused children to be exposed to more second-hand smoke at home.

2009-08-24 11:11:13

A new study finds that smokers in rural Indonesia finance their habit by dipping into the family food budget—which ultimately results in poorer nutrition for their children.

2009-03-27 18:22:50

Pregnant women have a 15-week window of opportunity to quit smoking to reduce the risk of spontaneous preterm birth, researchers in New Zealand said.

2009-02-23 16:42:33

People who start smoking before age 17 may increase their risk for developing multiple sclerosis, U.S. researchers said. The study involved 87 people with MS who were among more than 30,000 people in a larger study.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.