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[Pennsylvania] More than 12 percent of women in Allegheny County smoke while pregnant

19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 17, 2017 20:46
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The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59
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Association of Cigarette Price Differentials With Infant Mortality in 23 European Union Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings In this longitudinal, ecological study, increases in the median price of cigarettes were associated with reductions in infant mortality across Europe between 2004 and 2014. However, pricing differentials between median and minimum cigarette pri
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:10
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Can Your Partner Smoke Pot Around You While You're Pregnant? Science Responds

there are emerging studies that might suggest that secondhand smoke and primary marijuana use in pregnant women results in negative consequences for the developing fetus. The same report also concluded it was dangerous to smoke near children as well, citi
Romper
added Oct 29, 2017 16:41
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E-cigarette aerosols caused embryo defects in the laboratory

New research has found that e-cigarette aerosol exposure can cause facial defects in frog embryos and disrupt mammalian embryonic cell growth. Electonic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are widely considered as a safer alternative to smoking tobacco; they deli
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:32
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[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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[UK] Pregnant women struggling to quit should be given free e-cigs, MP says

COLCHESTER MP Will Quince says women who struggle to quit smoking should be given free e-cigarettes and vaping devices during their pregnancy. Will Quince said he hoped the issue could be addressed in next month's Budget, adding vaping and e-cigarettes
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:36
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[UK] Southmead Hospital ditches 'smoke-free' policy with two shelters installed - including near maternity unit

has not followed PHE's suggested plans. The hospital’s management succumbed to pressure and two smoking shelters have since been erected, including one outside the maternity ward. Associate Director of Facilities, Andrew Jeanes said: “As a healthcare pr
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:43
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[UK-Scotland] Pregnant smokers in Glasgow could be offered cash incentives to quit Caroline Wilson

A plan to offer expectant mums financial rewards if they give up cigarettes is on the table after trials showed it almost tripled the quit rate. Hundreds of women were offered up to £400 in high street vouches if they reached the end of their pregnancy
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:44
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Smoking during pregnancy linked to cerebral palsy, animal studies show

Scientists investigating the underlying mechanism causing cell death and damage have confirmed links between maternal smoking and cerebral palsy, the most common physical disability in childhood.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:18
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