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Smoking restrictions having huge benefit for the next generation

a recent study shows pretty definitively that non-smokers are benefitting, as improved health was seen in a population that clearly isn't smoking: newborns and children.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:34
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Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
DailyRx
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57
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[Asia] Syrian snipers 'shooting pregnant women to win cigarettes'

Fighters in Syria are shooting pregnant women to kill their unborn babies and are then awarded cigarettes if they 'hit the correct targets', a British surgeon has claimed. Dr David Nott, who has been volunteering in Syria, described the deliberate attemp
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 20, 2013 15:37
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[UK] Breathalyser tests to stop smoking in pregnancy

EVERY pregnant woman in Britain would have a breathalyser test to see if they are smoking under plans being considered by Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter.
The [London, UK] Express
added Aug 18, 2013 21:08
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[UK] Women who smoke during pregnancy could cause their GREAT GRANDCHILDREN to develop asthma

* Maternal smoking can cause three generations of children to develop the chronic lung condition * It is thought eliminating smoking during pregnancy could halt the increase in asthma cases
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2013 18:06
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[UK] Fury at smoking breath test for all mothers-to-be as it is revealed one in three still light up during pregnancy

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2013 03:14
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Regional Brain Morphometry and Impulsivity in Adolescents Following Prenatal Exposure to Cocaine and TobaccoPrenatal Exposure to Cocaine and Tobacco

Prenatal cocaine or tobacco exposure can differentially affect structural brain maturation during adolescence and underlie enhanced susceptibility to impulsivity. Additional studies with larger sample sizes are warranted.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 14, 2013 10:04
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[UK] Smoking 'Triples Child Meningitis Risk'

Sky News (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 03:29
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[India] Risk of stillbirth 210% among smokeless tobacco users: Study

A recent Lancet study underlined that 66% of the global stillbirths take place in India. While tobacco consumption does not list among one of the top reasons for stillbirths, there is emerging evidence that consumption of gutka and areca nut, considered
Times of India
added Sep 2, 2012 16:39
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[Kentucky] Rate of pregnant smokers on the rise

The percentage of women who smoke while pregnant has gone up in some Northern Kentucky counties even though the rates are falling across the state and nationwide.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jul 4, 2012 06:46
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