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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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Stillbirth among women prescribed nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy: Analysis of a large UK pregnancy cohort

We found no evidence of a statistically significant association between being prescribed NRT during pregnancy and odds of stillbirth compared with non-smoking women. Although our study had much larger numbers than any previously, an even larger study wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:26
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[California] AUDIO: Is Smoking Pot While Pregnant Safe For The Baby?

studies nationally suggest there's been a sharp jump in pot use among pregnant women, especially among younger mothers... with recreational cannabis now legal in at least eight states and the District of Columbia, physicians like Gossett are worried that
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:47
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Methodological Concerns about a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Maternal Active Smoking during Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:10
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Smoking and the Fetus

It's not a choice to make lightly. Smoking throughout pregnancy doubles the chances that a baby will be born prematurely or have a low birth weight. Smoking also more than doubles the risk that an infant will die during, shortly after, or shortly before
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:43
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Modification of the Associations Between Duration of Oral Contraceptive Use and Ovarian, Endometrial, Breast, and Colorectal Cancers

Long-term OC use is consistently associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk across lifestyle factors. We observed the greatest risk reductions for endometrial cancer among women at risk for chronic diseases (ie, smokers, obese BMI). Oral contraceptive us
JAMA Oncology
added Jan 23, 2018 14:39
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