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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Needed: Healthy mother and child

About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
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[UK] The number of mums smoking during pregnancy in Dorset is declining

Smoking during pregnancy has been steadily decreasing in recent years, down from 12.3 per cent four years ago. Pregnant smokers have been one of the key targets of the Department of Health's tobacco strategy, because of the risk of serious health compli
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 15:57
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[UK] Shocking figures show more mums-to-be are smoking

There were 1,447 pregnancies in the second quarter of 2017 - and, of these, 233 mothers (16.1%) smoked throughout their pregnancy. The NHS wants to reduce the number of mothers who smoke while pregnant to 6% - a target which was revised down from 11% e
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 15:56
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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[UK] Isle of Wight women who smoke during pregnancy on the rise

There had been a steady decrease in recent years, down from 18.4 per cent four years ago. However, in the second quarter of 2017, the number of mothers who smoked whilst pregnant rose by 4.2% from the same period last year. Read and contribute to the 4 r
OnTheWight (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 16:50
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Evaluation of a complex healthcare intervention to increase smoking cessation in pregnant women: interrupted time series analysis with economic evaluation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The implementation of a system-wide complex healthcare intervention was associated with significant increase in rates of quitting by delivery.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:58
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Perceptions of financial incentives for smoking cessation: a survey of smokers in a country with an endgame goal

Even amongst those who would benefit from schemes designed to reward smokers for quitting, support for such schemes is muted, despite evidence of their effectiveness...suggests much of the opposition was underpinned by information gaps, which could be add
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 16, 2017 15:22
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Toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products – non-technical summary (PDF)

The Committees conclude that there will be a risk to health from using heat- not-burn tobacco products. It is currently not possible to quantify this risk. Heat-not-burn tobacco products are new and there is insufficient data available to enable a full a
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 14, 2017 19:35
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[UK-Scotland] Senior midwife backs bid for all babies to be born free from effects of tobacco

Scotland’s most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke following figures showing smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Official Scottish Government statistics show the number of expect
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:53
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[Michigan] Health department program to reduce smoking, reduce SIDS

Local health department officials hope a new program aimed at decreasing smoking by pregnant women, new moms and others living in the home will also reduce infant death. Smoking is a leading cause of fetal and infant morbidity and mortality in the United
Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard
added Dec 13, 2017 04:38
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