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[Sweden] Smoking During Pregnancy May Cause Asthma, Wheezing in Kids

More breathing problems seen in preschoolers even if mothers stopped smoking once they were born
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2012 02:53
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Smoking While Pregnant Shockingly Common, Especially Among White Women

A new study from the the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) found that far from being a relic of the Mad Men era, pregnant women who smoke are still alive and (arguably) well
Blisstree (ca)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:55
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1 in 5 White Women Have Smoked While Pregnant

ABC News
added May 13, 2012 21:24
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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes

Though the dangers of smoking during pregnancy to both mother and baby are well-known, just over 7 percent of women still light up while pregnant, a new government report shows. Younger and less educated moms-to-be were the most likely to continue puffin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 1, 2018 17:49
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[North Carolina] Duke study sheds light on smoking ban's effect on pregnant women

"What we found was that rates of second-hand smoke exposure was lower -- significantly lower -- following the ban as compared to before the ban," Schechter said. Researchers also identified clear racial and socioeconomic disparities. "African-American
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:45
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Study reveals lung changes in mice exposed to second-hand smoke in utero

Mice exposed to second-hand smoke only during gestation undergo abnormal changes to lung structure and function that persist into adulthood, according to research published in the open access journal Respiratory Research. The study provides new insight i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:26
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[Spain, USA] More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight [FREE FULL TEXT]

Given that in 2015, 9.62% of live births in the United States were premature, and...prematurity was the leading cause of mortality for children <5 years old, it is time to close the gap and advocate for comprehensive smoking bans in all states and countri
Pediatrics
added May 19, 2017 12:37
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[Netherlands] Living next to a busy road is as bad for you as passive smoking 10 cigarettes a day, warn scientists

Breathing in polluted air on busy roads is as harmful as passively smoking ten cigarettes a day, new research has found. Dutch scientists compared the effects of smoking with those of living near a busy road, looking at increased risks of heart disease,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:44
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Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy can cause hearing problems in children

Nicotine exposure, before and after birth, can cause a child to have hearing problems due to abnormal development in the auditory brainstem. This is according to a mouse model study published in The Journal of Physiology.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 13, 2017 14:36
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