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Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

People seem more likely to have atrial fibrillation as adults if they were exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke during childhood or while in the womb, new research suggests..."We were surprised to observe the association between secondhand smoke exposur
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 13:14

Report: Smoking age raised in California leads to tremendous Medi-Cal savings

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation is today releasing a report analyzing the near-term fiscal impact of raising the tobacco sales age in California to 21. The report focuses entirely on two pregnancy-related outcomes: low birth-weight and premat
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:11
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[UK] Shocking statistics show pregnant Leeds smokers are failing to kick the habit

More than half of all pregnant women in Leeds who pledged to stop smoking lost touch with stop smoking services or continued the habit last year. According to new data released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, of the 144 pregnant women
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:01

[UK] More than one in ten new mums at Southend Hospital are smokers

NHS Castle Point and Rochford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is raising awareness of the serious health problems that smoking during pregnancy can cause both for the mother and child. Pregnancy-related health problems linked to smoking during pregna
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:50

[UK] Impact of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and infant mortality: a national quasi-experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Introduction of smoke-free legislation in England was associated with clinically important reductions in stillbirth, low birth weight, and neonatal and infant mortality. Analysing over 10 million births this is, to the best of our knowledge, one of the
added Aug 14, 2015 07:35

Infant mortality rate falls following public smoking ban

Researchers looked at information on more than ten million births... Janet Fyle, professional policy advisor at the Royal College of Midwives, said was pleased the ban on smoking in public places had led a positive impact on the stillbirth and neonatal d
Nursing Times
added Aug 14, 2015 07:28

[UK] Lives of 1,400 babies saved in four years after smoking ban ($$)

Scientists said that after the legislation came into force in 2007 there was an immediate 8 per cent drop in stillbirths and neonatal deaths. However, the claim proved controversial, with others pointing out that mortality was already declining.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:26

[UK] VIDEO: Stillbirths down since smoking ban, researchers say

Stillbirths have dropped by almost 8% since the introduction of the smoking ban, according to new research. It comes as the Royal Society for Public Health is calling for an extension of the smoking ban to include pub gardens, parks and outside schools i
BBC Online
added Aug 14, 2015 07:25
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[UK] Stillbirths in England dropped by almost 8% since smoking ban

The findings suggest that almost 1,500 stillbirths and newborn deaths were averted in the first four years after the law to prohibit smoking in public places was enacted on 1 July 2007. Researchers also assessed the impact of the smoking ban on the numbe
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:24
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Smoking ban linked to drop in stillbirths and newborn deaths

Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh looked at information on more than ten million births in England between 1995 and 2011. Their findings suggest that almost 1500 stillbirths and newborn deaths were averted in the first four years after the
added Aug 13, 2015 12:44
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