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[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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A Pilot Study Testing SMS Text Delivered Scheduled Gradual Reduction to Pregnant Smokers

We developed an easily disseminable intervention that could possibly promote cessation and reduction among pregnant women with SMS texting ability. Women in this pilot were enthusiastic about the program, particularly those in the SGR arm. This program ne
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 24, 2013 23:13

[UK] Smoking cessation acute, maternity and mental health services: draft guidance (PDF)

This guidance aims to support smoking cessation, temporary abstinence from smoking and smokefree policies in all secondary healthcare settings.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:05

[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 (TVNZ)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:42

[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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