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Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial reductions in preterm births and hospital attendance for asthma. Together with the health benefits in adults, this study provides strong support for WHO recommendations to create smoke-free environmen
Science Direct
added Apr 7, 2014 12:46

Secondhand smoke tied to miscarriages, stillbirths

"We often think of the diseases that secondhand smoke causes as diseases of older people," epidemiologist Andrew Hyland told Reuters Health. "The results of this study show that secondhand smoke can affect even unborn babies." Hyland led the study at th
added Mar 14, 2014 14:16

Secondhand Smoke Poses Pregnancy Risks

* Women exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke had a significantly increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, including miscarriage, stillbirth, and ectopic pregnancy, a study found. * Note that although it was an observational study that cannot prove c
MedPage Today
added Feb 27, 2014 01:50

Smoking While Pregnant May Make Daughter Dependent on Nicotine

A 40 year study recently published in the journal Biological Psychiatry has found that women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of their daughters becoming addicted to cigarettes later in life.
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Jan 14, 2014 03:22

[Florida] Secondhand Smoke Spurred Pregnant Woman and Husband To Move Out of Deerfield Beach Apartment Complex

Estevan Rosa was born Aug. 12 shortly after his parents moved to a new duplex to protect their baby's health. Amuary and Renata Rosa spoke about moving to avoid secondhand smoke, while Kamilie Belizaire of the American Lung Association discussed smoke-fre
NBC Miami
added Aug 23, 2013 01:51

[Florida] Neighbors Smoke? American Lung Association May Help You Break Your Apartment Lease

When the neighbors essentially said, "Sorry, but our lease allows us to smoke here," the ALA helped the couple approach the property managers to suggest transitioning to a smoke-free building. They said no. So the ALA helped the couple look for a legal wa
Miami New Times blogs
added Aug 21, 2013 08:54

Thyroid Risk Influenced by Smoking

Smoking may actually have protected new mothers against hypothyroidism, but at the cost of a potentially higher risk of hyperthyroidism, Danish researchers found. In a cohort study, pregnant Danish women who were smokers had a significantly diminished r
MedPage Today
added Jul 30, 2013 11:29

EDITORIAL: Maternal Smoking and Conduct Disorder in the Offspring

Considering the relationship of conduct problems to poor school performance, social isolation, and juvenile and adult incarceration, the negative impact on the affected individuals’ quality of life and, ultimately, on society as whole, cannot be underesti
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Jul 26, 2013 20:26

[UK] Smoking cessation acute, maternity and mental health services: draft guidance (PDF)

This guidance aims to support smoking cessation, temporary abstinence from smoking and smokefree policies in all secondary healthcare settings.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:05

Pregnant Kim Zolciak Smokes a Cigarette in Her Bikini—See the Pic

A bikini-clad Kim Zolciak, pregnant with her fifth child, was spotted smoking a cigarette while soaking up the sun over Memorial Day weekend on a family vacation in Destin, Fla. Here's hoping she was at least wearing sunscreen.
E! Online
added Jun 14, 2013 19:51
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