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[Canada] St. John's couple fuming over smoking neighbour

Pretty is four months’ pregnant and has asthma, and she says cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbour is making her ill...“I have it on good authority that the only way that cigarette smoke can hurt your fetus is if you smoke yourself,” responded t
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:18
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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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Tobacco-smoking moms and dads increase diabetes risk for children in utero

Children exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents while in the womb are predisposed to developing diabetes as adults
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:31
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[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34
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[New Zealand] Pregnant women given vouchers if they quit smoking

Pregnant women in a South Auckland suburb now have a new incentive to stop smoking. They are being rewarded with hundreds of dollars worth of vouchers for food and baby goods if they can kick the habit.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Sep 20, 2013 11:15
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[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01
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[UK] Smoking and pregnancy: understanding the risks

– Smoking during pregnancy presents numerous serious negative consequences for both mother and baby, which extend from birth through to childhood – There is evidence that many pregnant women want to quit and would like support to do so – Every contact
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 15:52
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[Greece] Prenatal Second-Hand Smoke Exposure and Gross Motor Development ($$)

Investigators from multiple international sites conducted a prospective cohort study to assess the effects of prenatal exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) in Greek mothers on neurodevelopment in their offspring at 18 months of age. Study participants inc
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Oct 1, 2015 21:48
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What you need to know about Italy's new smoking laws

There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02
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[Australia] Plain packaging laws linked to perverse incentives among pregnant teens

SIMON CHAPMAN: Well, we have no idea how representative that study is. You know, how many people have said that, you know? Is it a dozen, is it 20, is it 30? I mean we've got millions of people in this country who are now ex-smokers thanks to the sort
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 13, 2016 15:21
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