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Hearing Loss One of Risks for Pregnant Smoker's Child

Note that these two studies demonstrate an association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and adverse outcomes in adolescents -- in one case hearing loss, and in the other addictive behaviors. Be aware that there are likely multiple unmeasured co
MedPage Today
added Jun 22, 2013 15:18

[Ireland] Fewer women smoking during pregnancy

The number of women who smoke during pregnancy has fallen in Ireland in recent years, however for those who continue the habit while pregnant, new research has shown potentially serious consequences for their children. (ie)
added Nov 13, 2012 10:00

Evidence Grows of How Smoking Harms Reproductive, Child Health

Increasingly, we are learning of the many ways that smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke harm reproductive and child health. Both smoking and secondhand smoke have been found to cause low-birth-weight and sudden infant death syndrome. Smoking also ca
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:28

Secondhand Smoke Takes Big Illness, Expense Toll

Study found blacks most affected, including for death among infants exposed in womb
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2012 17:36

[UK] Teen and pregnant smokers face Government crackdown under drastic new plans to slash rates as experts predict the 'end is in sight' for cigarettes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52

Smoking during pregnancy tied to eye damage in kids

When women smoke during pregnancy or have underweight babies their children have a greater risk of developing a type of retina damage, a Danish study suggests. Researchers focused on the thickness of what’s known as the retinal nerve fiber layer, made of
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58

Prenatal Exposure to Snus Alters Heart Rate Variability in the Infant

The results indicate that smokeless tobacco (Swedish snus) affects the developing autonomic nervous system during gestation. Even if exposure is interrupted during the first or second trimester, effects in autonomic cardiac regulation are seen in the 1–2
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2017 17:42

Smoking kills more than 32 people per day in Portugal: report

a report released on Tuesday by the Portuguese Directorate General of Health (DGS). While the number of smokers decreased in Portugal, smoking was the leading cause of death and 11 percent of the country's total deaths were caused by tobacco. Around 12,
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 2, 2016 20:13

[Ghana] Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world. Southeast Asia has the highest regional prevalence of tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01

KRISTOF: Kids Behind Bars

I’ve become particularly impressed by the power of early interventions, even in utero. For example, smoking during pregnancy approximately doubles the risk that the child, if a boy, will be incarcerated decades later as an adult (that seems to be because
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 30, 2014 01:29
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