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[UK] Smoking mums-to-be: Figures reveal where in the capital most mums smoke during pregnancy

Greenwich has the highest rate of smoking during pregnancy in the capital - two percent less than the national average, new figures reveal. Some 8.6 per cent of the borough’s mums-to-be are smokers when they give birth to their child, according to the O
Sutton Guardian (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 21:39

[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41

[UK] Smoking while pregnant makes your child more likely to use cannabis as a teenager

Researchers from King's College London and the University of Bristol assessed the risk of smoking on the developing foetus. They assessed 244 adolescents from pregnancy in the 1990s to early adulthood. Prenatal smoking was linked with simple DNA methyl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:33
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[UK] SELBIE: A tobacco-free NHS: achieving a step change (PDF)

To: All NHS Trust and FT Chief Executives ... I am asking for your help to reach smokers who are in your hospital waiting rooms, consulting rooms and beds. There is a clear opportunity to achieve significant short- term savings and reduce demand. NICE g
added Dec 7, 2016 16:24

[Australia] 1-in-10 Gold Coast women smoke during early pregnancy

nearly 10 per cent of mothers on the Gold Coast are still smoking in the first 20 weeks of their pregnancy, according to new national figures. Data from the Federal Government’s Australian Institute of Health and Welfare show one in nine local pregnant w (au)
added Nov 30, 2016 04:58
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[Florida] First tobacco-free baby born through DOH-Volusia program

Root Leandra Gregory was born healthy and tobacco free thanks to some hard work by her parents and a new program offered by the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia). She is the first baby born to the Baby & Me Tobacco Free program.
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Nov 29, 2016 21:22

[Asia, China] Passive smoking, prepregnancy obesity increase gestational diabetes risk

Pregnant women exposed to secondhand smoke are at an increased risk for developing gestational diabetes vs. women not exposed to passive smoking, and the effects amplify any risk associated with prepregnancy obesity, according to a large Chinese study.
added Nov 23, 2016 00:20

[UK-Scotland] Smoking in pregnancy linked to childhood obesity [FREE FULL TEXT]

The finding has renewed calls for greater efforts to wean mothers off cigarettes once they become pregnant amid concern that rates in Scotland are among the worst in the world. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh found that of 2,278 mothers, about
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:44
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[Michigan] VIDEO: Study: Mothers smoking during pregnancy on rise in state

The rate of expectant mothers in Michigan who reported smoking while pregnant increased by 18 percent between 2008 and 2014, according to a new report released today. Preterm births (less than 37 weeks gestation) also increased 20 percent statewide duri
WLNS 6 News (Lansing, MI)
added Nov 20, 2016 21:28

[Michigan] VIDEO: Smoking on the rise among expectant mothers

She's 19-years-old and quit with support from Dr. Stanley Frye at McLaren in Flint. An alarming new study found the rate of Michigan women who smoked while pregnant rose by 18 percent between 2008 and 2014. Frye, an obstetrician gynecologist, is seeing
WNEM TV5 (Saginaw MI)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:27
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