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Maternal smoking and high BMI disrupt thyroid gland development [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal smoking and high maternal BMI are associated with disturbed fetal thyroid gland development and endocrine function in a sex-specific manner during the second trimester. These findings suggest that predisposition to post-natal disease is mediated,
BioMed Central (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 16:43
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Helping to make new parents’ lives that little bit easier: BAT pledges new benefits for all new parents worldwide

Effective globally from 1 January 2019, the new initiative insists on a minimum of 16 weeks’ fully paid maternity leave for new mothers and adoptive parents and also includes a return to work guarantee, flexible working opportunities and an online advice
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Nov 16, 2018 03:16
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Youth and Nicotine: Tobacco Companies Must Do Their Part

Matthew Myers, president of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, said recently “the public health impact of different products varies based on how and to whom they are marketed.” I agree.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 27, 2018 18:01
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[Connecticut] POWELL: Banning tobacco purchases does nothing for city kids

Poor judgment will always be part of youth. But an ordinance purporting to protect kids against tobacco in a city where most kids have no father in their home and many have no real parent at all is worse than poor judgment. It's a sick joke by shameless a
Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Oct 23, 2018 18:07
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN CELEBRATES FAMILIES WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW PARENTAL LEAVE POLICY

announced a new, comprehensive parental leave policy that offers 16 weeks of fully-paid leave for employees who are new mothers or fathers and the ability to take up to eight months of a flexible work arrangement.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 22, 2018 17:08
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Secondhand smoke exposure and depressive symptoms in children: a longitudinal study

SHS exposure is associated with depressive symptoms in young persons, both concurrently and one year later. This finding adds to the evidence base supporting that children should be protected from SHS exposure.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:54
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[Indiana] Parents fear mural of rabbits having sex while smoking could harm kids

The art piece has raised eyebrows since it was painted onto the side of Beholder restaurant in Indiannapolis by California artist Jules Muck earlier this month. Emelia Green was among those disgusted by what it depicts, writing: ‘Not appropriate for the o
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:34
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Stanford team looks at dangers of teens’ vaping habits

Her daughter Karin Felsher, then 17, tipped off Halpern-Felsher about a vaping device called Juul that she was seeing many of her high school classmates use. ... 'I was surprised and concerned that so many youths were using Juul more frequently than othe
Scope (Stanford University School of Medicine)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:45
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Paternal Smoking Can Affect Multiple Generations of Descendants

A major finding from our study is that the effects of paternal nicotine exposure are transmitted to descendants via epigenetic modification of spermatozoal the DNA by nicotine. Future research could examine how nicotine produces these epigenetic changes
MedicalResearch.com
added Oct 19, 2018 10:53
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[Canada] Kids exposed to pot through second-hand smoke or edibles at risk for adverse effects

health providers are warning parents and other adults about the potential dangers to children of exposure through second-hand smoke or the ingestion of cannabis-laced edibles. Even the tail end of a joint can pose a risk if a curious child were to eat it
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:22
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