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Health crisis in Appalachia: Experts call for action as report reveals death and disease rates are higher than the rest of the US in all categories

the study found one of the biggest culprits was likely the prevalence of smoking and the region's tendency to be 'more accepting of tobacco use as a social norm.' Nearly 20 percent of women in the region also reported smoking during pregnancy, compared
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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[West Virginia] Pregnant women in W.Va. show high rates of tobacco use

even the county in West Virginia with the lowest rate of smoking during pregnancy, Putnam County, had a rate nearly twice the national average — 15.5 percent. Between 2011-2015, a total of 102,361 babies were born in West Virginia. Of those births, 26,80
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Aug 21, 2017 14:33
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Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Disrupts Infant Neural Markers of Orienting

PNE may impair auditory sensory gating, which may contribute to disrupted sleep and to reduced auditory discrimination and learning, attention re-orienting and/or arousal during wakefulness reported in other studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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More pregnant women with depression are smoking cigarettes, study reveals amid huge increase in the rate of females suffering from mental illnesses

The study coincides with the release of new CDC data showing more American women than ever are taking antidepressants. These two sets of data suggest that the increase in depression could be driving an increase in prenatal exposure to tobacco. Schools
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:43
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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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Smoking during pregnancy in the United States, 2005–2014: The role of depression

Over the past decade, smoking during pregnancy has increased among women experiencing a major depressive episode and is over four times more common among pregnant women with, than without, MDE. Disparities in smoking during pregnancy by MDE status and so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 9, 2017 14:21
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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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[UK] Smokefree pregnancies ‘on the up’ thanks to Mums2Be Smokefree

Somerset mums are having healthier pregnancies and ‘smokefree’ lives thanks to the support they receive during and after their pregnancy. Last year was a record breaking year for the Mums2Be Smokefree service (M2Bs), with 504 women using the Somerset Co
Somerset County Council (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:02
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[UK] Woman fined just hours before giving birth for discarding cigarette butt

The husband of a pregnant woman who was fined £75 for dropping her cigarette butt outside hospital just hours before giving birth has said the fine was “a bit extreme.” Andrew Smith was outside the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre at Burnley General Ho
Burnley Today (Burnley Express) (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:49
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