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[UK] Online ads help pregnant smokers quit

A new NIHR-funded study reveals that commercial online advertising about cessation support could engage large numbers of women earlier in their pregnancies, and at a lower cost. The study, led by the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with UEA an
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:53
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[UK] Midlands health visitors in new smoking cessation drive

Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Nursing Times
added Apr 18, 2018 13:21
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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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[Ohio] Cradle Cincinnati: 2017 annual report shows much work ahead but reason for hope

Across Hamilton County, more and more women are kicking the habit early in their pregnancies, and the county’s infant mortality rate is improving as a result. In fact, the maternal smoking rate has dropped 30 percent over the past five years, according t
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:15
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Poor Lung Function in Early Life Ups COPD Risk

factors affecting lung function during childhood, such as maternal smoking and childhood asthma, bronchitis, allergic rhinitis, and eczema, predisposed children to lung function decline and COPD.
MedPage Today
added Apr 12, 2018 18:09
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E-cig health claims up in smoke

They've been hailed as the danger-free alternative to nicotine-based cigarettes. But are electronic cigarettes really safer? The short answer: no. "The big 'wow' moment for us was finding out that even the nicotine-free e-cigarettes should not be encour
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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Pre- and postnatal tobacco and cannabis exposure and child behavior problems: Bidirectional associations, joint effects, and sex differences

Results add to the literature on joint effects of tobacco and cannabis, highlight the importance of considering bidirectional associations between maternal substance use and child behavior problems, and indicate generally stronger prenatal tobacco exposu
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:45
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Response to the Letter: Methodological Concerns About a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Maternal Active Smoking during Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight

In conclusion, we appreciate the interest of Dr. Zheng and Dr. Li in our study. It gave us the opportunity to clarify some issues that probably were not as clear as they should be.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 31, 2018 14:11
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Smoking While Pregnant Could Harm Child's Breathing

dren born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy are apt to have breathing issues in childhood and beyond, a new study has found. The finding comes from the analysis of data on more than 2,000 U.S. children, ages 6 to 11. Nearly 10 percent of the childre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 28, 2018 04:40
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E-cigarette vapor may cause the same kinds of facial birth defects as smoking traditional cigarettes, study suggests

Exposure to e-cigarette vapor caused facial deformities in the developing babies of pregnant mice in a new study. Even doctors have touted vaping as a 'safer' alternative to smoking combustible tobacco cigarettes, but, as more research on the devices eme
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:07
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