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[North Carolina] Duke study sheds light on smoking ban's effect on pregnant women

"What we found was that rates of second-hand smoke exposure was lower -- significantly lower -- following the ban as compared to before the ban," Schechter said. Researchers also identified clear racial and socioeconomic disparities. "African-American
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:45
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and negative health outcomes in the offspring

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:35
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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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Could Behaviour Interventions Reduce Second-hand Smoke in Pregnant Women?

Theory-based behaviour change interventions (BCI) have been used successfully to change smoking-related behaviours and could reduce exposure of second-hand smoke in pregnant women. In a recent study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States

"All five of the states with the highest and increasing [SIDS] rates also have some of the highest rates of smoking, whereas only one of the nine states with the biggest fall in [SIDS] rates had as high a rate of tobacco use," she said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 12, 2018 20:34
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GLANTZ: Public Health England goes even more overboard on e-cigs; when I first heard this I this I thought it was a joke

Public Health England’s latest report on e-cigarettes that recommended allowing e-cigarette use in hospitals and by pregnant women, I thought it was a joke, real fake news. But it is real, so here are some reactions to their press release (reproduced
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:33
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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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Hookah Smoke Is Not Safe For Pregnant Women To Be Around, Experts Say

In another study conducted in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Sherman concluded that being exposed to secondhand hookah smoke was even worse than secondhand cigarette smoke. "This study says that telling people to stay out of the room in which hookah is being smoke
Romper
added Feb 5, 2018 22:43
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[Oklahoma] Program helps to stop mothers from smoking

Through the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health Tobacco Prevention Program, another program aims to help Natives stop smoking tobacco. It is targeted at mothers-to-be and their newborn baby. TPP Program Specialist Arlene Davis said the program,
Mvskoke Media
added Feb 5, 2018 22:41
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