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    Smoking Bans Linked to Decline in Preterm Births and Asthma

    Over the past couple of decades, public smoking bans have been put into effect to reduce the effect of secondhand smoking on bystanders, particularly children. Now a new systematic review and meta-analysis concludes that recent smoke-free legislation has been followed by decreasing rates of preterm births and children admitted to the hospital for asthma. As […] More

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    Total Smoking Bans Help Smokers Quit Effectively

    Despite the previous outcry from smokers around the country, total smoking bans help smokers cut back or quit smoking completely, says a new study from researchers at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine as published in the journal Preventive Medicine. According to the most recent statistics from the Centers from Disease Control […] More