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[Florida] Study: Unborn Babies Exposed To Secondhand Smoke May Have Lower Self-Control

The more frequently a non-smoking expectant mother reported being around smokers, the lower the trajectory for development of self-control for her child between the ages of 4 and 15. That same connection was found even after accounting for other factors
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Nov 2, 2016 17:22
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Maternal smoking could lead to an increased risk for Tourette syndrome and tic disorders

found an association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and an increased risk for Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders. The link seems especially strong for complex presentations of Tourette syndrome in which two or more psychiatric di
EurekAlert
added Sep 7, 2016 17:49
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“I Was a Full Time Proper Smoker”: A Qualitative Exploration of Smoking in the Home after Childbirth among Women Who Relapse Postpartum [FREE FULL TEXT]

As mothers who relapse principally view themselves as ‘social’ or ‘occasional’ smokers, interventions that are highlighted as relevant for women with these types of smoking patterns may be more likely to be responded to, and, ultimately, be effective.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:28
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[Netherlands] New Study Says Restaurant Smoking Bans Had a Major Impact on Infant Health

In 2004 and 2008, the Netherlands passed legislation that kicked smoking out of workplaces and restaurants, respectively. A new paper published in Scientific Reports alleges that after the restaurant smoking ban, pre- and post-birth problems such as stil
Mic
added Apr 25, 2016 21:57
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Smoking during pregnancy

Here are the top things you need to know about smoking during pregnancy: Smoking during pregnancy can cause problems for your baby, like premature birth. If you’re pregnant, don’t smoke and stay away from secondhand and thirdhand smoke. If you need he
March of Dimes
added Feb 10, 2016 18:13
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[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47
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Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

People seem more likely to have atrial fibrillation as adults if they were exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke during childhood or while in the womb, new research suggests..."We were surprised to observe the association between secondhand smoke exposur
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 13:14
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[UK] Impact of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and infant mortality: a national quasi-experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Introduction of smoke-free legislation in England was associated with clinically important reductions in stillbirth, low birth weight, and neonatal and infant mortality. Analysing over 10 million births this is, to the best of our knowledge, one of the
Nature
added Aug 14, 2015 07:35
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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Pregnant Women.

Misconceptions about e-cigarettes are common among pregnant women, potentially motivating use that may pose risks to both maternal and child health. Screening and education regarding e-cigarettes should be included in prenatal care. Future research in th
Journal of Addiction Medicine
added Jun 12, 2015 22:58
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke gets in your genes: Further dangers of smoking while pregnant revealed

Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of a foetus detectable from as early as 12 weeks and may predispose children born to smokers to a range of health conditions which last throughout life, new research by Scottish academics has reve
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:15
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