Secondhand Smoke Tied to High Blood Pressure in Kids
Young kids who live with a parent who smokes face an increased risk for developing high blood pressure while still children, a new study has found.
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#1 Jan 12, 2011
Interesting... Did you get the memo? Smoking will more than likely lead to your death and now possibly those around you as well. For more Earth-shattering health info check out this fantastic blog: http://blog.mydiscoverhealth.com/
#2 Jan 12, 2011
Another good reason not to allow anyone to smoke around children. Sad to say most selfish selfcentered smokers will ignore facts, an go on smoking around kids.
#3 Jan 12, 2011
Do you fanatics ever grow tired of your exaggerations and outright propaganda?
Grilling meat does the same thing...so when will you jump on the grilled meat ban movement?
"The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation."
#4 Jan 12, 2011
From the article: "A unique finding of this study is the novel evidence for a BP-raising effect of environmental nicotine exposure in children as young as 4 to 5 years of age. The effect of passive smoking remained significant when we corrected for all other relevant child- and parent-related risk factors and prenatal circumstances."
Children should not be exposed to the risks of SHS.
#5 Jan 12, 2011
It's a rat race out there and guess what ?
The rats are winning.
#6 Jan 12, 2011
Yea...and they shouldn't be fed hotdogs/bacon/sausage either.
It gives a new meaning to the phrase "meat is murder": a study of more than half a million Americans has found that consuming steaks, hot dogs and other red and processed meats significantly increased participants' chances of dying during the decade in which they were tracked.
Women who consumed the most red meat – 66 grams (2.3 ounces) per 1000 calories – were roughly 36% more likely to die than women who ate the least red meat – 9.1 grams (0.3 ounces). For men, a similar difference in red meat consumption, upped death rates by 31%.
Oh..and pan frying a steak raises blood pressure as well, so might we find you on some Vegan blog hammering the meat addicts?
What kind of person would willingly and knowingly consume and feed their children things that are known to cause cancer, and then hammer others lifestyle choices they find unhealthy?
That would take quite the hypocrite...eh?
#7 Jan 12, 2011
Sounds like you've found a new cause to work for. In the meantime, let's keep secondhand cigarette smoke away from the kids...and adults, too, for that matter.
I'm guessing you will become a vocal advocate for meat control, grilling control, etc....unless you're just grasping at straws? But that would be pretty hypocritical, wouldn't it?
#8 Jan 12, 2011
You really should chose a different ID as you have no common sense.
I'm not the one trying to ban you from doing anything that you enjoy. I'm simply pointing out the hypocrisy that your side is capable of.
Your kind hammers others choices, and then does things that are not healthy.
Did you know that meat smoke is the number one form of air pollution in many cities?
Cass and his co-workers quantified 29 different sources of tiny organic particles in Los Angeles' air. In the April ES&T, they reported that meat smoke appears to account for more than one-fifth of these particles, substantially exceeding any other single source--including fireplaces, gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles, dust raised during road paving, forest fires, organic chemical processing, metallurgical processing, jet aircraft and cigarettes.
There is nothing more annoying than a self righteous moral busybody with HUGE double standards.
#9 Jan 14, 2011
I don't know why you keep trying to inject different topics into this discussion. If you feel so strongly about the meat smoke, forest fires, etc., then do something about it. In the meantime, let's all do what we can to keep the exposure of non-smokers (and expecially children)to cigarette smoke to a minimum.
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