ISIL for Idiots

My  fan base has been pressing MOI for my reflections on the horrific events in Paris; and it seems a shame to let him down. 701 more words

Active against passive smoking 受動喫煙に反対

Saw this in the park near the maternity hospital where my third child was born yesterday.

I had to take my daughter out of school for the day because nobody was going to be home to let her in. 126 more words


have a smoking spouse increases the risk of stroke

have a smoking spouse increases the risk of stroke

A study just proved that passive smoking greatly increases the risk of a stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA). …..Read more from here


Farewell to the smoking sections

As a non-smoker surrounded by smokers for my entire life I am feeling the impact of smoking areas disappearing. As a non-smoker I love smoking areas in restaurants. 981 more words


Blowing Smoke: Making Sense of a Dying Habit

Like a reality TV contestant, this piece is not here to make friends. But seriously, do you have to smoke in here?

“Do you smoke?” asked the doctor, peering down my gob as I sat stricken with my third throat-based illness in as many months. 1,897 more words

Real Talk

Passive Smoking

Now, I’m writing this at a bus stop (waiting for a bus that’s ten minutes late, as per Irish bus standards), and I realised how much passive smoking actually worries me. 437 more words


What's Passive Smoking and Do you know the Risks?

Passive smoking can be explained as involuntary inhalation of secondhand cigarettes. This secondhand cigarettes is a combination of smoke blown out by active people who smoke in addition to smoke launched from smoldering tobacco, diluted with ambient air. 344 more words