Headlines Tagged with Pregnancy — 2,644 headlines found
[UK] Pregnant smokers: offering shopping vouchers helps expectant mums give up nicotine, study finds
The study authors conceded the new intervention is controversial, but said in the long run it could save money. Several-hundred pregnant women were offered a total of $750 in shopping vouchers, in conjunction with counselling, if they could give up cigar
Jan 29, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:42
Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
Jan 28, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:01
Offering shopping vouchers worth a total of £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit, say researchers. They have published the results of a trial involving 600 women from Glasgow in the British Medical Journal.
Jan 27, 2015 BBC Online
added Jan 28, 2015 07:35
ARE THEY SAFE TO SMOKE INDOORS? No. E-cigarettes pollute the air with tiny particles that get trapped in the lungs. Just like regular cigarettes, the pollution from e-cigarettes may hurt others.
Oct 29, 2014 California Department of Public Health
added Jan 21, 2015 14:24
Fine Gael Deputy Catherine Byrne pointed to the landmark study 'Growing up in Ireland' published last week, which showed that one in 10 women continue to smoke through to full term. The most serious complications of smoking while pregnant include increa
Jan 18, 2015 Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 19, 2015 11:23
A quit smoking programme that gives out gift vouchers to pregnant women kicking the habit is being extended. The Counties Manukau DHB trialled the programme, giving participants petrol and grocery vouchers.
Jan 11, 2015 nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:53
Facebook readers have criticised a quit smoking plan for pregnant women, saying it rewards bad behaviour. The Counties Manukau DHB has trialled a programme that gives pregnant women petrol and grocery vouchers as incentives to kick their smoking habit.
Jan 12, 2015 nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:52
it might be possible to attempt to change women’s attribution of why they quit to be more permanent and to have them change their self-identity to be a “nonsmoker” from a “smoker who is not currently smoking.” Helping women have stronger intentions to sta
Dec 26, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2015 10:56
Effect of a Family-Centered, Secondhand Smoke Intervention to Reduce Respiratory Illness in Indigenous Infants in Australia and New Zealand: A Randomized Controlled Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]
Despite reporting smoke-free homes/cars, mothers and their partners continue to smoke in the first year of infants’ lives, exposing them to SHS. Emphasis needs to be placed on supporting parents to stop smoking preconception, during pregnancy, and postnat
Jan 2, 2015 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:59
Joining Westrom and Adams to speak on behalf of a smoke-free law were Wayne Meriwether, the CEO of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, representing the Kentucky Hospital Association, and Brent Cooper, president of a Covington internet tech
Dec 27, 2014 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 15:30