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[Africa, South Africa] Rise in deaths in women from second-hand smoking

Nearly 600000 women died in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period, said the Atlas,... A recent South African study of two communities in the Western Cape found that over a third of the pregnant women in Mbekweni township - 200 o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:31
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[UK] Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women

Just one in six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England are meeting the ‘national ambition’ that fewer than 6% of women should be smoking at the time they deliver their baby, NHS Digital reported this morning. It also found wide variation across
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:48
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HACKER: Raising Kentucky's cigarette tax is good health policy and good for kids

Health advocates are calling for a $1 per pack increase in Kentucky’s state tax on cigarettes because it will reduce tobacco use, particularly among youth and pregnant women. Less smoking means healthier babies and youth and a significant reduction in th
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[UK] The British women who SMOKE during pregnancy: Those in Blackpool are 17 TIMES more likely to light up than in Wokingham, NHS data shows

Pregnant women in certain parts of England are 17 times more likely to smoke than those living in others, official statistics reveals. NHS data today showed 27.8 per cent of expectant mothers smoked until they gave birth in Blackpool between October and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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The Relationship Between Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Airflow Obstruction in US Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current TSE was not independently associated with airflow obstruction in school-aged children. Prenatal TSE was associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma. Repeated studies into potential mediators and confounders of this relationship ar
Chest
added Mar 6, 2018 18:31
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Mothers who smoke while pregnant contribute to the severity of asthma and poor lung function in their children

A new study published in the journal CHEST® highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than cu
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:28
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy contributes to asthma severity and poor lung function in kids

highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than current, ongoing TSE in school-aged children
News-Medical.net
added Mar 5, 2018 20:14
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One in 14 American women smoke while pregnant, CDC data reveals

More than seven percent of women who had babies in 2016 smoked during their pregnancies, data released today by the CDC reveal. Smoking has long been known to raise risks that babies will be born earlier, sicker and smaller, but many women struggle to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:11
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1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes

Though the dangers of smoking during pregnancy to both mother and baby are well-known, just over 7 percent of women still light up while pregnant, a new government report shows. Younger and less educated moms-to-be were the most likely to continue puffin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 1, 2018 17:49
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Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy: United States, 2016

Prevalence of cigarette smoking during pregnancy varied by state. Women aged 20–24 were most likely to smoke cigarettes during pregnancy. Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian women were least likely to smoke tobacco during pregnancy. Smoking during pregnancy
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 1, 2018 13:48
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