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Does Stress Worsen Chemical Harms in Pregnancy?

The strongest connection involved smoking. High-stress women who smoked were about twice as likely to have a low birth weight baby as low-stress smokers, the researchers said in a UC Berkeley news release. Babies who are small for their gestational age
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2017 00:42
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Banning tobacco price promotions, smoking-related beliefs and behaviour: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country (ITC 4C) Survey

Adopting price promotion bans could ameliorate the associations between exposure to price promotions and smoking beliefs and behaviours.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:56
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A randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in the home [FREE FULL TEXT]

By reducing exposure to SHS in the homes of children who live with smokers unable or unwilling to quit, this intervention offers huge potential to reduce children’s’ tobacco-related harm.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:50
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment

we flag the importance of taking a child-rights approach in the context of tobacco control, which is thus far unprecedented. This text was written in response to the Seventh Conference of States Parties of WHOs Framework Convention on Tobacco Control hel
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:48
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Tobacco: a deadly business – about this series

This series is focused on the damage caused by the tobacco industry... This content is funded by support provided, in part, by Vital Strategies with funding by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Content is editorially independent and its purpose is to shine a lig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:40
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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[Africa, South Africa, UK] No scientific credibility to claim that vaping is 95% safer than traditional cigarettes

South Africa’s advertising watchdog ordered electronic cigarette seller Twisp to pull a radio ad saying its products are “95% safer than smoking”. Yet the claim still appears on its website. It’s also on the website of a Twisp competitor, Vaperite. Both
Africa Check
added Jul 12, 2017 03:22
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da COSTA e SILVA: Time to ban the wolves in sheep’s clothing

One key element of our work concerns the treaty’s Article 5.3... It is hard to see how this kind of behaviour accords with laudable documents such as the UNGC’s 10 Principles. Given its role in spreading death and disease among millions of people and exac
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:55
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Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits

This book reflects the current thinking and research on how consumers’ perception of product risks and benefits affects their behavior. It provides the scientific, regulatory and industrial research community with a conceptual and methodological referenc
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jul 11, 2017 21:44
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Alterations of the Sputum Proteome and Transcriptome and Serum Lipidome from Smokers and Early-Stage COPD Subjects

PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:42
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