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Tobacco exposure before and after birth increases childhood allergies

A large new study evaluated the risk if prenatal and postnatal tobaccos smoke exposure for asthma, rhinitis (inflammation of nasal membranes), and eczema (skin rash). The study was published online on August 18 in the journal Pediatrics by Swedish resear
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:42
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Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update

There is clear evidence in most countries with available data that mortality and case-fatality rates from CHD and stroke have decreased substantially over the last 5–10 years but at differing rates.
European Heart Journal
added Aug 20, 2014 09:31
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[Massachusetts] Sustained Care Intervention and Postdischarge Smoking Cessation Among Hospitalized Adults A Randomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among hospitalized adult smokers who wanted to quit smoking, a postdischarge intervention providing automated telephone calls and free medication resulted in higher rates of smoking cessation at 6 months compared with a standard recommendation to use coun
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:29
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The anthropometry of children and adolescents may be influenced by the prenatal smoking habits of their grandmothers: A longitudinal cohort study

When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked (MGM+M+) girls had reduced height, weight, and fat/lean/bone mass when compared with girls born to smoking mothers whose own mothers had not smoked (MGM−M+). Conclusions This study indicates t
American Journal of Human Biology
added Aug 20, 2014 09:27
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[UK] Heart disease rates fall across Europe

Deaths from heart disease and strokes are declining across Europe, thanks to falling smoking rates and the use of preventative statins, according to a major new report. Cardiovascular diseases of the heart and blood vessels (CVD) still remain the biggest
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:22
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[UK] NEWCASTLE 10-YEAR-OLD HELPS GRANDMOTHER QUIT SMOKING

Bethany, a Year 5 pupil at Thomas Walling Primary Academy in Blakelaw, urged 56-year-old Julie to quit the habit because it made her "really sad and worried" to see her grandmother smoking. All of the nasty things inside cigarettes make you ill and give
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:16
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[UK] Smoking is killing one South Tynesider a day

SMOKING-related illnesses will kill at least one South Tynesider a day this year, according to new figures. The latest data from Fresh, the region’s tobacco control programme, shows that an estimated 428 people over the age of 35 will die from a conditi
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:15
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[Jersey, UK] Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said that it was "disappointing" that the number of smokers setting a "quit date" through these services dipped last year. The comments come after new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:14
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The Impact of Electronic Cigarettes on the Smoking Cessation Industry What Pharma Marketers Need to Know

This guide gives you A profile of the average e-cigarette user and how this person differs from all adults, including demographic and psychographic distinctions. An overview of the current tobacco/nicotine usage landscape in the U.S. Insights into how e-
Kantar Media
added Aug 19, 2014 22:07
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Physicians’ Attitudes and Use of E-Cigarettes as Cessation Devices, North Carolina, 2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many North Carolina physicians are having conversations about e-cigarettes with their patients, and some are recommending them. Future FDA regulation of e-cigarettes may help provide evidence-based guidance to physicians about e-cigarettes and will help e
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added Aug 19, 2014 22:05
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