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[UK] Test all pregnant women for smoking, say NHS chiefs

England’s public health chief is urging hospitals to give every pregnant woman a carbon monoxide test to see if they smoke, as part of an NHS-wide drive to persuade patients to kick the habit. Duncan Selbie wants midwives and nurses to routinely screen
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:02
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[Canada, UK] BAN CIGS FOR TEENS Campaigners call for smoking age to be raised from 18 to 21 to protect youngsters

THE smoking age should be raised from 18 to 21 to protect youngsters, campaigners say. Canadian scientists said raising it to 21 would see a quarter less smokers and urged lawmakers to change the rules to reduce related deaths and illnesses.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:00
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[Canada] Recommendations on behavioural interventions for the prevention and treatment of cigarette smoking among school-aged children and youth (PDF)

This guideline presents evidence-based recommendations on behavioural interventions for the prevention and treatment of tobacco smoking among children and youth (age 5–18 yr). The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care has not made previous re
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:57
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:50
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Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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Are healthy smokers really healthy? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Actually, ‘healthy smokers’ are not healthy. This narrative review focuses on the smoking related pathophysiologic changes mainly in the respiratory system of healthy smokers, including inflammation and immune changes, genetic alterations, structural cha
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:22
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The opinions of adults about the ban on cigarette sales to minors [FREE FULL TEXT]

Education program should be carried out to increase the knowledge and awareness of the community for sale of tobacco to minors. Social sensitivity is important for the prevention of tobacco use and every individual have a responsibility in carrying out th
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:21
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[Asia] A neglected opportunity for China’s tobacco control? Shift in smoking behavior during and after wives’ pregnancy

Pregnancy offers an opportunity to decrease smoking amongst Chinese males. Intervention programs involving expectant fathers may be effective to further reduce prevalence of smoking among men in China.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:20
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[Africa] Prevalence and factors that influence smokeless tobacco use among adults in pastoralist communities of Borena Zone, Ethiopia: mixed method study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study concludes that smokeless tobacco use is very common in the selected districts of the Borena zone. The practice is strong linked to the lifestyle of the community.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:19
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Physician tobacco screening and advice to quit among U.S. adolescents – National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings suggest missed opportunities for youth tobacco use prevention and cessation efforts in the clinical setting. Further research is needed to better facilitate an open dialogue on tobacco use between physicians and their adolescent patients.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:18
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