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[Korea - South] Secondhand smoke exposure in womb linked to eczema in childhood

Elementary school children exposed to smoke in the womb were 50 percent more likely to have any history of atopic dermatitis than unexposed kids, scientists in South Korea found using blood tests and questionnaires about prenatal smoke exposure. Atopic d
Science News Online
added Mar 1, 2015 09:30
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1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41
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Secondhand smoke poses health threats for individuals of all ages

secondhand smoke exposure is one of the major causes of infant SIDS. In addition, exposure to secondhand smoke has been shown to result in children developing ear infections, tooth decay, repeated coughs and cold, respiratory problems including bronchitis
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:40
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All women under 40 could be banned from smoking in Russia

Women who look under the age of 40 could now be asked for their ID when buying tobacco And mothers with young children would also be forbidden to buy tobacco under the proposals from Communist MPs. Shop assistants will be empowered to ask women for the
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 25, 2015 14:50
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[Russia] Законопроект № 542949-6 [The bill № 542949-6 On amendments to some legislative acts in order to protect mothers and children from the effects of the consequences of tobacco consumption IS UNDER CONSIDERATION]

Russian State Duma (ru)
added Feb 25, 2015 14:42
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Russian Lawmakers Propose Banning Women Under 40 from Smoking

The draft law, authored by two Duma deputies from the Communist Party, says allowing women of childbearing age to smoke cigarettes poses a national security threat to Russia. “Female smoking,” the legislation’s explanatory note says, “harms the body’s re
Global Voices (nl)
added Feb 25, 2015 14:25
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Russia considering banning women under 40 from smoking in case it harms their babies – even if they don't intend to have children

Shopkeepers empowered to ask for passports as proof of age / Rules would not apply to men with or without children
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:55
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Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study

Women whose mothers smoked while pregnant may be two to three times more likely to develop diabetes as adults, new research suggests. The finding is based on the tracking of 1,800 women whose mothers had been participants in an earlier study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2015 15:52
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[UK] Healthcare prevention holds the key ($$)

showed that even a number of weeks after they had stopped attending smoking cessation programmes, financial incentives helped substantially reduced smoking, in the process sharply cutting the health risks to their unborn children. Variants on such initia
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 14:11
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Smoking linked to hearing problems too

Teenagers who smoke, or whose mother smoked in pregnancy, are at higher risk of hearing problems and understanding what is being said, a US study says. In tests on 67 teenagers, Yale University found those exposed to smoke had trouble focusing and interpr
Daily Times (pk)
added Feb 11, 2015 06:22
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