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New research shows risk of breast cancer is greater when women smoke before having their first child

Research presented yesterday at the World Cancer Congress shows that one in eleven breast cancer cases in mothers can be prevented if women do not smoke before having their first child. With the majority of female smokers starting before their first preg
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:16
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Newborns of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have altered stress hormones, DNA

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
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[Washington] Column: Don’t let pregnancy go up in smoke

She and I both smoke. I say she should quit, she says she’ll just switch to e-cigs. What do you think?... #And the secondhand smoke exhaled by e-cig smokers contains those same chemicals and nanoparticles, so no vaping for you either.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Nov 7, 2014 22:47
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[Netherlands] Does Government Supervision Improve Stop-Smoking Counseling in Midwifery Practices?

The provision of smoking-cessation counseling improved spectacularly in Dutch midwifery practices. Despite some limitations of our study, the Inspectorate’s supervision programme is likely to have contributed to the improvements in provision of counseling
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:52
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[UK] Film highlights dangers of smoking whilst pregnant

Leicester City Council and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have backed a new film that highlights the dangers of smoking while pregnant. The film premiere will be held at 10am today in the New Parks Community Centre. It's in conjunction with Stopto
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests / But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

he questioned why evidence of smoking and weight issues weren't considered in the data analysis. "We know that smoking is common in a Medicaid population and that it's associated with heart defects," Urato said, "and body mass index [a measurement based o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2014 13:05
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For pregnant smokers, vitamin C supplements improve lung function of newborn

Supplemental vitamin C taken by pregnant smokers improved measures of lung function for newborns and decreased the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year, according to a study published by JAMA. The study is being released early online to coinc
added May 20, 2014 07:10
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[UK-Wales] Maternal smoking: Call for midwives to boost anti-tobacco message

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said Wales still had the highest proportion of pregnant smokers anywhere in the UK. It said up to 33% of women in Wales smoke at some point during their pregnancy, while the UK average is 26%. ASH Wales wants mo
BBC Online
added Mar 28, 2014 11:19
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13 percent of pregnant Wisconsin women smoke

State health officials are trying to help pregnant women who smoke kick the habit. Health administrators say at least 13 percent of women in Wisconsin smoke during pregnancy. That's higher than the national average of 9 percent.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2013 05:18
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Women who feel less attached to their fetus are going to smoke more

"It would make sense psychologically that women who feel less attached to their fetus are going to smoke more, because they aren't necessarily thinking about the repercussions," said Dr. Susanna Magee, lead author of the study published online July 28 in
added Aug 9, 2013 18:24
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