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[UK] VAPE AWAYMajor smoking crackdown launched as Government urges millions to switch to e-cigarettes

As part of the new Tobacco Control Plan, health bosses will promote e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to traditional fags. Ministers also want to cut regular smoking among 15-year-olds from eight per cent to three per cent. Campaigners Ash predict th
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:18
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[UK] Smokers targeted in HUGE Govt crackdown on cigarettes

The plan announced today also aims to cut smoking among 15-year-olds who regularly smoke from 8% to 3% or less. Ministers want to almost halve smoking in pregnancy by 2022, from 10.7% at present to 6% or under. The strict policy was announced in a docu
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:56
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Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of wheeze in early childhood: a prospective pregnancy birth cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

findings suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy might be associated with an increased risk of wheeze in children. There is also the possibility of a positive additive effect of pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of childhood wheez
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:51
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[UK] Midwives ‘need more training’ to address smoking in pregnancy

Midwives need more consistent training in how to communicate the harms of smoking to pregnant women, according to a new report. They also need more training in the use carbon monoxide monitors, said the report, published by Action on Smoking and Health
Nursing Times
added Jul 19, 2017 14:20
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[UK] Teen and pregnant smokers face Government crackdown under drastic new plans to slash rates as experts predict the 'end is in sight' for cigarettes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[UK] Smokefree Skills: An assessment of maternity workforce training (PDF)

unsure what their role is altogether. There is a myth among these professionals that they are expected to deliver complicated, lengthy support to a woman to quit smoking. But NICE guidance is clear that there are a few straightforward things they need t
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:25
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[UK] New report focuses on need to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The report has been published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) on behalf of the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group and is being launched in Parliament today at a joint event between the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on baby loss and the APPG
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:18
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[UK] Girls inherit smoking miscarriage risk

Women exposed to cigarette smoke while in their mothers' wombs are more likely to experience miscarriage as adults, according to a study. University of Aberdeen researchers found the link remained even after taking account of the smoking habits of the wo
BBC Online
added Jul 14, 2017 11:17
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[UK] Don't smoke during pregnancy if you want grandchildren: Daughters of cigarette-toting mothers are more likely to miscarry

Girls exposed to tobacco while still growing in the womb are more likely to have a miscarriage, new research suggests. The damaging effects of cigarettes in utero also heightens their chance of going on to give birth prematurely. Worryingly, the findi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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Stress in pregnancy makes women more vulnerable to smoking and air pollution

The combination of high stress and air pollution also increases the risk of having a low-birth weight baby, the research adds. Senior author Professor Tracey Woodruff from the University of California in San Francisco, said: 'It appears that stress may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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