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Second hand smoke exposure and the risk of invasive meningococcal disease in children: systematic review and meta-analysis

Conclusions: SHS exposure, and particularly passive foetal exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy, significantly increases the risk of childhood invasive meningococcal disease.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 10, 2012 11:42

[UK] Smoking 'Triples Child Meningitis Risk'

Sky News (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 03:29
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[UK] Meningitis link to smoking in pregnancy: Cigarettes can treble child's chance of developing the disease

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 02:59

Meningitis risk from parents who smoke

Smoking puts unborn and young children at greater risk of a major cause of meningitis.
Metro Café (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 02:56

Second-hand smoke increases risk of invasive meningococcal disease in children

A new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that second hand smoke and foetal exposure due to maternal smoking while pregnant significantly increase the risk of invasive meningococcal disease.
added Dec 10, 2012 02:09

[UK-Scotland] Mothers-to-be still smokers

Despite a risk to their unborn child, thousands of mothers-to-be admit they have not given up cigarettes when they meet their midwife for a "booking-in appointment". The figures, released by the NHS Information Services Division, cover the first meeting
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 16:20

[UK] Brighton experts find almost half of new mothers take up smoking again

About 23,000 pregnant women in England have used the NHS Stop Smoking Service this year. Dr Memon wants it to widen its counselling and support services not just to prospective new mothers but to those smokers who live with them.
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 13:56

[UK] Half 'smoke again after pregnancy'

Of 512 mothers who took part in the study, 47% resumed smoking within six weeks of delivery, according to the study published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research.
Nursing Times
added Dec 10, 2012 12:16

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Poor Reading Skills in Kids: Study

Mothers with pack-a-day habits may have children who lag behind classmates
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 30, 2012 17:37

'Smoke Baby' Sends Powerful Anti-Smoking Message

Burlington, Vermont-based Kelliher Samets Volk has developed a simple and powerful anti-smoking message for the Vermont Department of Public Health. Called Smoke Baby, the work is just that; an image of a baby in utero created from smoke.
added Nov 26, 2012 16:29
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