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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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[Finland] Editorial: Subarachnoid hemorrhage / Another reason not to smoke

has high morbidity and mortality1 and represents a serious and substantial personal and public health burden. Therefore, we need studies of incidence, mortality, and risk factors to understand the disease and enable primary preventive measures.
added Aug 18, 2016 19:20

[Finland] Most fatal type of stroke declining along with smoking rates

The type of brain bleeding that causes the most lethal kind of stroke has declined substantially since 1998, possibly as a result of falling smoking rates, according to researchers in Finland. Bleeding in the space between the brain and the thin tissue c
added Aug 18, 2016 19:17

[Finland] Longer Trip to Buy Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

The study is the first of its kind to examine the impact of residential proximity to tobacco sales on smoking behaviors, and the findings have important policy implications for smoking cessation efforts, researcher Anna Pulakka, PhD, of Finland's Univers
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2016 14:52

[Finland] Association Between Distance From Home to Tobacco Outlet and Smoking Cessation and Relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions and Relevance These data suggest that increase in distance from home to the nearest tobacco outlet may increase quitting among smokers. No effect of change in distance on relapse in ex-smokers was observed.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Aug 15, 2016 19:44

[Finland] Longer distance to tobacco shop tied to better odds of quitting

Having to walk further from home to get to a tobacco shop increases the odds that smokers will quit, according a large study in Finland. Researchers found that every 500-meter (about one third of a mile) increase in distance to the nearest tobacco shop i
added Aug 15, 2016 19:43

[Finland] This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit

The inconvenience of having to walk farther to the nearest cigarette vendor might be enough to help smokers quit, a new study suggests. Researchers in Finland tracked data on almost 21,000 current and former smokers. The investigators wanted to see how c
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2016 19:18

[Finland] Retail Stores and the Fight Against Tobacco—Following the Money [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Marlboro Man no longer rides on television and radio, but point-of-sale substitutes—price discounts, coupons, advertisements, and a barrage of other retailer promotions—can be nearly as effective. Those of us who care about the health of the nation mu
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Aug 15, 2016 19:45

[Finland, Russia] Import loopholes in new tobacco law

As of Monday, travelers will be required to have had a minimum stay of 24 hours in Russia before being eligible to bring duty-free cigarettes into Finland from that country. While customs officials will be observing the new rule, they also say that some
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 13, 2016 17:40
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[Finland] Incidence of subarachnoid hemorrhage is decreasing together with decreasing smoking rates

Conclusions: The incidence of SAH seems to be decreasing. This tendency may be coupled with changes in smoking rates. The incidence of SAH in Finland is similar to other Nordic countries.
added Aug 18, 2016 19:19
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