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[Africa] MWITA: Tanzania: Smoking Ravages Children's Health

TODAY I have my mind on the effect of smoking on children. Boys and girls as young as ten years are often seen puffing on cigarettes in schools these days. Not many people understand why this incredible behaviour has taken root among children. A few deca
All-Africa.com
added Apr 29, 2014 12:42
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[New Hampshire] The effects of nicotine on your developing baby

"There is no evidence that says nicotine replacement therapy used to get off of cigarettes puts women at a higher risk," Baselice said. "It does lower the blood levels of nicotine and the woman is not exposing the baby to the other carcinogens present in
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Dec 22, 2013 22:41
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Are e-cigarettes safe for the people around them?

If you're pregnant or have young children with you, or if you have a cardiovascular condition that might be aggravated by exposure to nicotine, you might want to politely move away if someone powers up an e-cigarette in your vicinity.
Consumer Reports
added Dec 19, 2013 10:34
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Thumbs down: Too many women risk their babies' health by smoking

It's difficult to imagine that so many pregnant women in West Virginia would put their babies' health at risk, but many still do -- by smoking tobacco during their pregnancies.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2013 14:35
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[Florida] Couple chooses child's health over smoking neighbors

A pregnant couple from Deerfield Beach chose to protect their unborn child by moving from their home after repeated exposure to secondhand smoke from a neighboring unit. Amaury and Renata Rosa, a couple who at 8 months pregnant faced a dilemma no soon-to
South Florida/Broward (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2013 05:23
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[Denmark] Quitting smoking in pregnancy tied to benefit for baby

Women who quit smoking immediately before or after becoming pregnant gain more weight during and after pregnancy - but their babies are less likely to be born small than those born to smokers, a new study suggests. Researchers in Denmark found that wome
Fox News
added Aug 21, 2013 09:48
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[UK-Wales] Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids

Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may be at increased risk for conduct problems, such as having trouble following rules or behaving in a socially acceptable way, according to the results of a large-scale review.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 25, 2013 11:34
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[Qatar] 81pc pregnant women exposed to smoking

Eighty-one percent of Qatari pregnant women are exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), a recent study has found. Entitled "Exposure to secondhand smoke among Qatari pregnant women", the study was conducted last year by a team from Weill Cornell Medical Colle
The Peninsula (qa)
added May 31, 2013 03:32
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[China] Secondhand smoke during pregnancy alters children's behavior

Mothers who breathe secondhand smoke are twice as likely to have children with attention and aggression problems, a study from China reports. While it is known that smoking during pregnancy can affect a child's behavior, this is one of the first studies
Environmental Health Sciences
added Mar 29, 2013 11:33
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[Australia] Smoke link to baby tumours

Research showing children aged under two are four to five times more likely to get a brain tumour if their mother smoked when pregnant needs further investigation, the researchers say. The study, led by Telethon Institute for Child Health Research Profe
West Australian (au)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:08
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