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[Africa, South Africa] Rise in deaths in women from second-hand smoking

Nearly 600000 women died in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period, said the Atlas,... A recent South African study of two communities in the Western Cape found that over a third of the pregnant women in Mbekweni township - 200 o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:31
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One in 14 American women smoke while pregnant, CDC data reveals

More than seven percent of women who had babies in 2016 smoked during their pregnancies, data released today by the CDC reveal. Smoking has long been known to raise risks that babies will be born earlier, sicker and smaller, but many women struggle to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:11
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1 in 14 women still smokes while pregnant, CDC says

7.2% of all expectant mothers smoked -- but that the percentage of pregnant smokers varied widely from state to state. The prevalence of smoking was highest in West Virginia, where 25.1% of women reported smoking at any time during pregnancy, and lowest i
CNN
added Mar 1, 2018 13:44
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One in 14 American women smoke while pregnant, CDC data reveals

More than seven percent of women who had babies in 2016 smoked during their pregnancies, data released today by the CDC reveal. Smoking has long been known to raise risks that babies will be born earlier, sicker and smaller, but many women struggle to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:40
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[Australia] NSW mums-to-be butting out for their bubs

Fewer pregnant women are smoking in NSW compared with 20 years ago, but too many expectant mothers are still lighting up in some regional areas. The number of pregnant women smoking state-wide has dropped a whopping 61 per cent in the two decades to 201
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[North Carolina] Secondhand smoke exposure on the decline since 2009 statewide smoking ban, study finds

a new Duke study has found that expectant mothers are now less likely to face secondhand smoke. Since the 2009 passage of the smoking ban in North Carolina—which outlawed smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants—pregnant women have experie
Duke University Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2018 22:44
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[Australia] One in 10 pregnant Queenslanders smoke

Figures released by the Department of Health show 12.4 per cent of Queensland women smoked during pregnancy compared to 10.4 per cent for the national average. "There is no safe level of smoking - the more cigarettes you smoke while pregnant, the more h
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 8, 2018 06:12
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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[UK] Isle of Wight women who smoke during pregnancy on the rise

There had been a steady decrease in recent years, down from 18.4 per cent four years ago. However, in the second quarter of 2017, the number of mothers who smoked whilst pregnant rose by 4.2% from the same period last year. Read and contribute to the 4 r
OnTheWight (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 16:50
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[Michigan] Health department program to reduce smoking, reduce SIDS

Local health department officials hope a new program aimed at decreasing smoking by pregnant women, new moms and others living in the home will also reduce infant death. Smoking is a leading cause of fetal and infant morbidity and mortality in the United
Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard
added Dec 13, 2017 04:38
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