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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] 'Sterilise Maori smokers' suggestion causes outrage

A suggestion by a Palmerston North city councillor that Maori women be sterilised to stop them smoking in front of their children has outraged councillors and Maori health advocates. Councillor Bruce Wilson was speaking at the community wellbeing commit
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:42
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[Canada] I’m pregnant and my bosses won’t stop smoking on the job

I understand your fear of losing your job and the possibility of never working in your industry again should you raise a complaint, but frankly, you have no choice. You have to stop this for the baby’s sake and that means today, not tomorrow.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:03
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[Philippines] New anti-smoking laws called

Public health advocates called on government on Sunday to impose tough anti-smoking regulations in the country, citing recent findings that mothers who breathe secondhand smoke were likely to have children with behavioral problems.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Mar 31, 2013 14:28
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Effects of maternal smokeless tobacco use on selected pregnancy outcomes in Alaska Native women: a case–control study

Prenatal smokeless tobacco use does not appear to reduce risk of pregnancy-associated hypertension or to substantially increase risk of abruption. An association between smokeless tobacco and preterm delivery could not be ruled out. Components in tobacco
Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
added Apr 3, 2013 03:37
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[China] Secondhand smoke during pregnancy alters children's behavior

Mothers who breathe secondhand smoke are twice as likely to have children with attention and aggression problems, a study from China reports. While it is known that smoking during pregnancy can affect a child's behavior, this is one of the first studies
Environmental Health Sciences
added Mar 29, 2013 11:33
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[Australia] Smoke link to baby tumours

Research showing children aged under two are four to five times more likely to get a brain tumour if their mother smoked when pregnant needs further investigation, the researchers say. The study, led by Telethon Institute for Child Health Research Profe
West Australian (au)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:08
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[UK] Financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy: protocol for a single arm intervention study

In a recent Cochrane review on the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions in pregnancy, financial incentives were found to be the single most effective intervention. We describe a single arm intervention study offering participation in a financ
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 16, 2013 10:05
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[Belgium] Extending the Benefits of a Smoke-Free Environment to Those Still In Utero

Successive public smoking bans in Belgium were associated with reductions in incidence of preterm deliveries.
Journal Watch
added Mar 8, 2013 06:21
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Some Australian women not deterred by risks of smoking while pregnant

ONE in seven Australian women still smoke during pregnancy, despite evidence it puts their baby's health at risk. New national maternity data shows pregnant women in public hospitals were four times more likely to report smoking, compared with private p
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Mar 6, 2013 12:03
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Tobacco threatens children ($$)

Smoking and pregnancy do not mix. And with Lawrence and Orange counties racking up statistics that say nearly 30 percent of pregnant mothers smoke, it's a disgusting and dist ...
Bedford (IN) Times-Mail
added Mar 1, 2013 13:46
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