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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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[Indiana] State cuts funding for anti-tobacco campaigns

The Indiana State Department of Health has announced a $3 million cut for smoking cessation programs across the state, providing $5 million total to county departments of health. "This is a problem, even for Delaware County," said Joshua Williams, the l
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Feb 24, 2013 20:57
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[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax boost should be a no-brainer

All this adds up to plenty of motivation to increase New Hampshire's cigarette tax and to receive some financial benefit while improving the air we breathe and the health of more and more Granite Staters.
Foster's Democrat
added Feb 23, 2013 12:36
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[Belgium, Uganda] Public smoking ban reduces premature deaths - report

While laws on public smoking were effectively implemented in Belgium to achieve the results, the National Environment Regulations Act 2004 in Uganda remains on paper.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:06
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[Australia, Belgium] Cancer group welcomes smoking research

A study of 600,000 babies born in Belgium has found the number born before 37 weeks dropped each time a new phase of a public-smoking ban was introduced. ... Anita Dessaix, the manager of cancer prevention at the NSW Cancer Institute, says Australia's a
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:01
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[Arizona] Neonatal Lung Function and Later Respiratory ConsequencesNeonatal Lung Function and Respiratory Consequences

The title relates to the observation that early reductions in lung function have a long-lasting effect on respiratory health and lung function later in life.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:28
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[UK] Manchester smoking death rates highest in England – with hospital admissions costing EVERY person £60

Data from the London Health Observatory (LHO) reveals that between 2008 and 2010 there were 372 estimated smoking related deaths per 100,000 people in the city – higher than anywhere else in England. A shocking 14.6% of pregnant women smoked in 2011-201
Mancunian Matters (uk)
added Feb 18, 2013 11:21
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[Belgium] Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds

Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 17:10
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[Belgium] Smoke-Free Laws May Cut Preterm Births

This study investigated the incidence of preterm delivery after implementation of smoke-free legislation in three phases. * There were reductions in the risk of preterm birth after the introduction of each phase of the smoking ban. No decreasing trend wa
MedPage Today
added Feb 16, 2013 15:21
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