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Diagnosed autism linked to maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy

looked at all 14,500 participants in Children of the 90s and found that if a girl’s maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 per cent more likely to display certain traits linked to autism, such as poor social communication skills and
University of Bristol (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:03
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[UK] Grand-maternal smoking in pregnancy and grandchild’s autistic traits and diagnosed autism [FREE FULL TEXT]

We find an association between maternal grandmother smoking in pregnancy and grand daughters having adverse scores in Social Communication and Repetitive Behaviour measures that are independently predictive of diagnosed autism. In line with this, we show
Scientific Reports
added Apr 28, 2017 21:03
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[UK] Grandmothers who smoked in pregnancy may have triggered autism in grandaughters

Scientists at the University of Bristol followed 14,500 participants in the Children of the 90s study, and found that that if a girl’s maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, she was 67 per cent more likely to suffer poor social communication skill
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:00
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[UK] Girls are more likely to be autistic if their grandmother SMOKED while they were pregnant

The risk of them being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is 53 per cent higher, researchers found. They were also 67 per cent more likely to display traits associated with the condition, like poor social skills and repetitive behaviours.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 27, 2017 13:38
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[Indonesia] Chain-smoking TWO-year-old, now aged nine, kicks his 40-a-day habit and becomes the star pupil at his primary school

Aldi, nine, has managed to stay off cigarettes and lose weight and is in Year 4 at his local elementary school
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:44
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[Oklahoma] Tulsa parks could go smoke-free

Dart said he's working with the city to pass an ordinance to make parks smoke-free. People we spoke with at LaFortune Park said it's a great idea. Kristin and Andrea, both mothers, said they always get uneasy when someone lights up near their children.
KTUL-TV Channel 8 (Tulsa, OK)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[Kentucky] Study says only way to protect children from nicotine exposure is to not smoke in house — or quit

“Parents may think that not smoking around their child is enough, but this is not the case. These findings emphasize that the only safe way to protect children from smoke exposure is to quit smoking and ban smoking in the home,” Dr. Melinda Mahabee-Gitte
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:46
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New study warns of dangers of third-hand smoke

A study in the Journal of Tobacco Control found high levels of nicotine on the hands of children of smokers--three times higher than non-smoking adults who live with smokers--as well as traces of nicotine in their saliva.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:56
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New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Smoked Marijuana

The poll also found that American parents aren't that worried about their kids smoking weed. Out of all parents surveyed (not just those who had tried marijuana), the leading concern is a fear that their kids will smoke cigarettes. I
NBC News
added Apr 19, 2017 01:26
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Studies On Asthma In Kids & Smoking Show How Major The Risk Factor Is

researchers have found that the effects of smoking on asthma rates goes beyond just parents who smoke around their kids. Studies have found, for example, that pregnant women's secondhand smoke exposure is also dangerous — even babies of non-smoking pregna
Romper
added Apr 19, 2017 00:30
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