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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:22
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from social taboo to target market: how tobacco use became a women’s issue

something interesting happened after the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report confirming the link between smoking and cancer in 1964. In the years following the release of the report, the smoking rate among men dropped from 52 percent to 38 percent betw
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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Smoking-Cessation Assistance: Before and After Stage 1 Meaningful Use Implementation

Findings suggest that incentives for MU of EHRs increase the odds of smoking assessment and cessation assistance, which could lead to decreased smoking rates among vulnerable populations. Continued efforts for provision of cessation assistance among preg
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32
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[Asia, India] Study links oral clefts to maternal passive smoking

Use of tobacco - one of the leading causes of preventable death - - can affect pregnant women even if they aren't active users. Scientists say women exposed to secondhand smoking during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children with cleft lip o
Times of India
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[UK-Scotland] FAMILY TRAGEDY What is sudden infant death syndrome, how common is cot death and what are the causes? Here’s all you need to know

Do not smoke during your pregnancy or let anyone smoke in the same room as you while pregnant, or the baby after birth...Do not share a bed with your baby if you or your partner smoke or take drugs, or if you have been drinking alcohol.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:15
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[Vermont] Pay people to stop smoking? It works, especially in vulnerable groups

At the University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health , we have conducted a series of clinical trials examining the effectiveness of financial incentives (e.g., vouchers in the form of gift cards to restaurants, movies, baby stores) for quitting s
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[UK] Report highlights success of tobacco control strategy

“This report highlights the diverse approach taken in North Yorkshire to tackle tobacco in our communities and to help us to realise our ambition of a smoke-free generation by 2025. “
North East Connected (uk)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:00
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[UK] All tobacco products should carry risks of smoking when pregnant, MP urges

An MP who lost his son to stillbirth has called for graphic labels that highlight the risk of smoking to expectant mothers to be rolled out across all cigarette packets. Will Quince, the Conservative MP for Colchester, said smoking is the single biggest p
Peterboroughnow (Evening Telegraph) (uk)
added Mar 22, 2017 13:45
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[Virginia] Interdisciplinary research team studies whether using e-cigarettes while pregnant causes craniofacial birth defects

E-cigarettes are touted as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but they could pose alarming risks to children in utero, Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have found.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
added Mar 22, 2017 15:17
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Epigenetics and allergy: from basic mechanisms to clinical applications

Smoking, either as prenatal and/or postnatal tobacco smoke exposure or in its active form, is another extrinsic factor known to increase the risk of allergic disorders, especially asthma [177–181], and its effects on the epigenetic status have been clear
Epigenomics
added Mar 22, 2017 13:56
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