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[China] Most Chinese women exposed to second-hand smoke

Nearly two-thirds of women of reproductive age in China are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke at home and over half are exposed in the workplace, which raises the risk of complications in pregnancy, including stillbirths and infant death. The findings
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 6, 2012 10:11
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Prenatal Exposure to Nicotine and Impaired Reading Performance

High prenatal nicotine exposure has a negative association with reading performance in school age children. In addition, modeling showed that environmental factors significantly moderated the interaction between prenatal nicotine exposure and reading ski
Journal of Pediatrics
added Nov 21, 2012 12:20
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Evidence Grows of How Smoking Harms Reproductive, Child Health

Increasingly, we are learning of the many ways that smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke harm reproductive and child health. Both smoking and secondhand smoke have been found to cause low-birth-weight and sudden infant death syndrome. Smoking also ca
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:28
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[Sweden, USA] Can't Pin Kid's Substance Abuse on Mom's Smoking

* This study found that at the population level, maternal smoking predicted substance use/problems in offspring, but when mothers changed their smoking habits during different pregnancies, there was no change in their children's risk. * The study sugges
MedPage Today
added Nov 6, 2012 09:28
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[Australia] Smoking push to quit for the baby

PREGNANT women and indigenous Australians are being targeted in a new anti-smoking campaign that comes a month before all cigarettes have to be sold in plain packaging.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:17
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[Australia] Government anti-smoking campaign to focus on pregnant women

PREGNANT women and indigenous Australians are being targeted in a new anti-smoking campaign. The latest statistics suggest one in seven Australian women smoke during pregnancy and pregnant teens are most at risk - in 2009, 37 per cent were reported to b
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 01:15
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[Australia] Anti-smoking ads target Indigenous pregnant women

The Federal Government has commissioned a new advertising campaign it hopes can reduce rates of smoking among pregnant Indigenous women. Around one in every seven pregnant women smoke but that figure rises to half for pregnant Indigenous women.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 01:14
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Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Smoking and Childhood Behavioural Problems: A Quasi-experimental Approach

This retrospective cross-sectional paper examines the relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy and children’s behavioural problems at 9 years of age independent of a wide range of possible confounders.
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
added Nov 15, 2012 22:05
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Grandma’s curse / Some of the effects of smoking may be passed from grandmother to grandchild

Which crucial genes these histones surround remains obscure. Nor have the team yet found out whether the epigenetic effect they have discovered reaches further than grand-offspring. If it does, though, it suggests that epigenetics really might act like
The Economist
added Nov 1, 2012 19:02
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[Netherlands] Fetal Smoke Exposure and Risks of Wheezing During Early Childhood

Question: Among children whose parents smoked during pregnancy, does the duration and timing of parental smoking affect the risks of wheezing in early childhood?
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Nov 1, 2012 18:36
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