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Projections in Breast and Lung Cancer Mortality among Women: A Bayesian Analysis of 52 Countries Worldwide

The mortality for lung and breast cancer is higher in high-income countries than in middle-income countries; lung cancer mortality is lower in the latter because the tobacco epidemic is not yet widespread. Due to these observed characteristics of lung can
Cancer Research
added Aug 1, 2018 16:03
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Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Pregnancy is a vulnerable time for a woman’s health and tobacco smoke harms mothers and their unborn children. In developing countries, it is uncommon for women to smoke while pregnant – but their exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy is a lot
The News Minute (in)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:49
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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:46
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Health of women before and during pregnancy: health behaviours, risk factors and inequalities (PDF)

rates of smoking in pregnancy in the most deprived areas of England are 5 times those in the least deprived areas (20% and 4% respectively). White women and women of Mixed ethnicity are most likely to smoke. Large numbers of records do not have a smoki
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:27
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Study suggests residential smoking bans will help more low-income smokers quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the coun
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:22
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[UK] Dying young in Stockton - England’s most unequal town

Stockton-on-Tees is the town with England's biggest gap in life expectancy, according to Public Health England, and resident Rob Hill, who is only 46, is getting ready for his death. A lifetime of cigarettes and poor food have taken their toll and Rob h
BBC Online
added Jul 31, 2018 21:21
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[Missouri] VIDEO: New rule prevents smoking in all public housing

Plesetta Clayton from the American Lung Association in Missouri said the association is going to help people with the transition of this new rule by providing a variety of resources. For more information and to see those resources go to www.lung.org.
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:38
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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GLANTZ: Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries

ratification has not stopped the tobacco industry... This is our third paper on the evolving history of tobacco control policymaking in Nigeria and, to get the most out of this new paper, it should be read in the context of the two earlier papers, which p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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SIDDIQI: Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Our findings suggest that smoking is a key contributor to the indoor air pollution of homes....Healthcare professionals working with pregnant women should be aware of these issues and be proactive in offering advice and support to pregnant women who are
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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