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Pregnant Women Who Can't Quit Smoking Should Take Vitamin C

Pregnant women who have difficulty quitting smoking can take vitamin C to help improve the lung function of her child while also helping to prevent wheezing during the baby’s first year of life, according to a study presented Saturday at the annual meeti
REDORBIT (formerly
added May 5, 2013 20:57
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Vitamin C may decrease impact of smoking during pregnancy on childhood respiratory health

Infants born to women who took vitamin C during pregnancy had less wheezing in first year of life than babies whose moms took a placebo Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing an
added May 4, 2013 13:57

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Bystander Test: Pregnant Smoking (7:44)

Craig Stanaway finds people have no problem offering a light to a pregnant woman. (TVNZ)
added May 6, 2013 13:06

[Oregon] AUDIO: Paying Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking - The Takeaway

But in Eugene, Oregon, they’re trying something new; something they think hasn’t been done anywhere else. They’re paying pregnant women to quit smoking beginning this July.
The Takeaway (NPR)
added May 2, 2013 16:12

[Oregon] Eugene CCO To Pay Pregnant Women To Stop Smoking

A Coordinated Care Organization in Eugene is taking the state at its word -- it's going to pay pregnant women cold, hard cash to stop smoking. Heidi Zauner is an administrative assistant in the Mollalla River School District. When she was 28, she became
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added May 2, 2013 12:54

Smoking in pregnancy triples baby's risk of meningitis

Researchers believe that passive smoking gradually weakens children`s immune system making them more susceptible to the illness, the `Daily Mail` reported. Researchers from the University of Nottingham analysed 18 studies which looked at the link between
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:09

Carolyn Hax: Pregnant friend's smoking is a thorny problem

presumably has a doctor or midwife to guide her ongoing effort to stop smoking, and gets so rattled when people bring up her smoking that she possibly smokes more. So, what's your role here? None, unless backing off counts.
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 23, 2013 15:00

[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Effects of secondhand smoke on the birth weight of term infants and the demographic profile of Saudi exposed women

Conclusion: The prevalence of exposure of Saudi pregnant women to SHS is high at 31% and it is associated with reduced birth weight, and shorter length of the newborn.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 15, 2013 08:14
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New Tennessee billboards promote tobacco hotline

New billboards are going up across the state promoting the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco Quitline that helps people seeking to end their tobacco habits. The billboards are being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are located in ei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2013 06:42

Rate Of Pregnant Women Smoking In Indiana Is Almost Double National Average

The rate of pregnant women who smoke in Indiana is 17% - that's almost double the national average. The number of pregnant women who smoke in Indiana has decreased by 3% since 2000, but still enough to rank among the worst in the country. OBGYN Physicia
WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added Apr 10, 2013 13:40
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