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Passive Smoking

The Sins of Our Grandfathers

Tim Spector | Posted 08.21.2013 | Science
Tim Spector

How can an illness traditionally associated with smokers or due to passive smoking (due to you inhaling other family members cigarettes) be increasingly affecting individuals without any smoking history? Could epigenetics explain some of this phenomenon?

Third-Hand Smoke Affects Family Health

Robin Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Wilson

What is third-hand smoke? It is that film that remains behind after a smoker has vacated a residence or hotel room. For those who are chemically sensi...

Parents' Smoking Gives 15,000 Children A Year Asthma, Doctors Warn

The Guardian | Denis Campbell, Health Correspondent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Tens of thousands of children in the UK every year get asthma, chest infections and ear problems because they are exposed to smoke from their parents'...