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[Finland] Smoking During Pregnancy May Affect How Athletic Baby Boys Grow Up To Be

Smoking while pregnant may leave your adult son more winded than his counterparts, a new Finnish study published Wednesday in BJOG suggests. Studying the fitness records of more than 500 young Finnish men who entered the military in 2005, the authors we
Medical Daily
added Dec 10, 2015 20:06
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[UK] South Gloucestershire Council signs tobacco declaration to cut down on smoker numbers

have signed the Local Authority Declaration on Tobacco Control to help protect people from preventable diseases such as lung cancer. The declaration commits the council to tackle the number of people who smoke in the district and health inequalities amo
Dursley Gazette (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:31
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[UK] Should we BRIBE people to be healthier? Cash incentives 'help smokers quit, and encourage people to take statins to lower cholesterol'

Two studies suggest monetary incentives could help improve health Pregnant women offered $600 (£400) to quit smoking at greater rates of success than those who relied on willpower and NHS services alone
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2015 13:37
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[UK] PROTECT your fertility in 5 simple steps: From guarding against STIs to stubbing out your habit, expert reveals how to boost your chances of having a baby

Smoking accounts for 13 per cent of the world’s infertility and ages you by 10 years in fertility terms. It’s very easy when you are young to think that it won’t have an impact later on, but it will. Smokers are 30 per cent less fertile than non-smokers,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:09
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[UK] Shocking 15 per cent of pregnant women in Lincolnshire are smoking until they give birth

Almost 15 per cent of pregnant women in Lincolnshire are smoking right up until the time they give birth, shocking new figures have revealed. In a report to Lincolnshire's Health and Wellbeing board, it shows that a higher percentage of pregnant women a
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:06
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Quit Smoking? Childbirth May Inspire You To Pick Up The Habit Again

The stress of being a new mom is likely to tempt women into smoking again, a new study has found. SuperFantastic, CC BY 2.0 A baby on the way is oftentimes a compelling enough reason for an expectant mother to quit smoking. But the added stress and life
Medical Daily
added Sep 10, 2015 02:26
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Kids Exposed to Tobacco Smoke More Likely to Develop A-Fib

A research team from the University of California, San Francisco found that data in the Health eHeart Study show that children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke--even in utero--are more likely to develop AF. (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:38
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[UK] Shocking statistics show pregnant Leeds smokers are failing to kick the habit

More than half of all pregnant women in Leeds who pledged to stop smoking lost touch with stop smoking services or continued the habit last year. According to new data released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, of the 144 pregnant women
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:01
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[UK] Stillbirths in England dropped by almost 8% since smoking ban

The findings suggest that almost 1,500 stillbirths and newborn deaths were averted in the first four years after the law to prohibit smoking in public places was enacted on 1 July 2007. Researchers also assessed the impact of the smoking ban on the numbe
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:24
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Smoking ban linked to drop in stillbirths and newborn deaths

Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh looked at information on more than ten million births in England between 1995 and 2011. Their findings suggest that almost 1500 stillbirths and newborn deaths were averted in the first four years after the
added Aug 13, 2015 12:44
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