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E-cigarettes 'as dangerous for unborn babies as regular tobacco'

Research finds that exposure to volatile chemicals from the devices disrupts the activity of thousands of genes in the developing frontal cortex...women who smoke may harm their babies' brain development if they turn to e-cigarettes to satisfy their nico
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:41
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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate [FREE FULL TEXT]

If electronic cigarettes are to play a beneficial role in strategies to end the tobacco epidemic without causing unintended harm, steps to protect the health of millions of pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents are needed. Because nicotine e
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 24, 2015 13:36
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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Fury as ‘failed’ £40k pregnant smoking scheme to be rolled out

A ‘failed’ scheme which handed out thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ cash to persuade pregnant mums to quit smoking looks set to be controversially rolled out. Health chiefs handed out nearly £40,000 to expectant mums across north east Derbyshire to enco
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Mar 21, 2014 10:52
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[UK] Cowell to quit smoking for baby

Simon Cowell has vowed to try and quit smoking when his baby is born. The TV mogul's girlfriend Lauren Silverman is expecting their baby so Simon admitted he wants to ditch his nicotine habit.
Blackburn, Darwen And Hyndburn Citizen (uk)
added Nov 5, 2013 06:54
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[Estonia] Daily: Smoking While Pregnant Could Become Legally Sanctionable

A bill has been drafted by the Ministry of Justice that would make it illegal for pregnant women to engage in behaviors they know to be damaging to the fetus. A person can be held accountable for killing a human fetus, according to current law, but if t
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:03
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How smoking affects motherhood

Times of India
added Nov 8, 2012 13:17
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Impaired Cough Sensitivity in Children of Smokers

We provide the first evidence that the cough reflex is impaired in seemingly healthy children who live with smokers. The 2-fold difference in cough threshold is comparable in magnitude to the change that occurs with acute respiratory tract infection.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2012 03:05
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Smokers in Italy hit with new fines to protect the young

Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman — or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street — after new health and environmental laws went into effect Tuesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 15, 2016 00:19
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France Notifies WTO Of New Tobacco Labeling Requirements Aimed At Preventing Pregnant Women From Smoking ($$)

World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Feb 10, 2015 22:24
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