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E-cigarette vapor may cause the same kinds of facial birth defects as smoking traditional cigarettes, study suggests

Exposure to e-cigarette vapor caused facial deformities in the developing babies of pregnant mice in a new study. Even doctors have touted vaping as a 'safer' alternative to smoking combustible tobacco cigarettes, but, as more research on the devices eme
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:07
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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01
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[Africa, Uganda] Babies exposed to smoking more sickly

One of the devastating effects of smoking during pregnancy is that the baby is either born prematurely or with low birth weight. Daniel Kadobera, an epidemiologist in the ministry of Health, says cigarette smoke restricts blood vessels, therefore, reduci
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:47
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[UK] Passive smoking 'dramatically increases' the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy

Women who have been exposed to a lot of cigarette smoke are 19% more likely to have a miscarriage and 55% more likely to have a stillbirth They are also 61% more likely to have an ectopic pregnancy Younger and better educated women are less likely to m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:12
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[UK] Director of Public Health Annual Report (PDF)

• We need to continue to focus on reducing smoking rates in Warwickshire. All NHS and local government contracts should include a commitment to smoking cessation and tobacco control as standard. A robust smoking cessation policy should be a standard compo
Warwickshire Public Health (uk)
added Sep 17, 2013 07:25
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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
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[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.
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Nov 13, 2012 10:00
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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
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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
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