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[UK] The shocking number of pregnant women in the West Midlands who smoke

The mums-to-be who don't quit - shocking figures show one in five in some parts of the West Midlands smoke throughout their pregnancy. Analysis of figures released by NHS Digital shows that in 2017, there were 630 women in Wolverhampton recorded as smok
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added May 6, 2018 01:00
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ARCHIVE: Maternal smoking and the risk of still birth: systematic review and meta-analysis

Our review confirms a dose-response effect of maternal smoking in pregnancy on risk of stillbirth. To minimise the risk of stillbirth, reducing current smoking prevalence in pregnancy should continue to be a key public health high priority.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 4, 2018 21:25
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[UK] Recommending e-cigarettes to help smokers quit is irresponsible 'because they ENCOURAGE smoking and are linked to bronchitis and stillbirths'

Professor Kenneth Johnson, from the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at University of Ottawa, said the devices can have the opposite effect. The gadgets have been subject to huge controversy recently, due to worrying links between heart and lun
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:30
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[Australia] Report reveals the worst towns for smoking in pregnancy

In western Queensland, one in four mothers identified as Indigenous, of whom almost half smoked while they were pregnant, in 2013-15. The top three PHN areas for mothers smoking during pregnancy were western NSW, the Northern Territory and Gippsland in V
The Age (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 19:54
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DINERSTEIN: E-Cigarettes, JUUL And The FDA -Seeing Through Smoke And Mirrors

Authoritarian groups seeking bans on devices like Juul, which as Sally Satel, M.D., notes are just pods containing propylene glycol, glycerol, flavoring, and nicotine salts, isn't going to prevent smoking. It will encourage it. And it is causing young peo
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:56
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[Russia] Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women

A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant. Vladimir Petrov of the Leningr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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Uptake of Tailored Text Message Smoking Cessation Support in Pregnancy When Advertised on the Internet (MiQuit): Observational Study

Commercial online adverts are a feasible, likely cost-effective method for engaging pregnant smokers in digital cessation support and may generate uptake at a faster rate than noncommercial websites. As a strategy for implementing MiQuit, online advertisi
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Online ads help pregnant smokers quit

A new NIHR-funded study reveals that commercial online advertising about cessation support could engage large numbers of women earlier in their pregnancies, and at a lower cost. The study, led by the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with UEA an
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:53
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[UK] Midlands health visitors in new smoking cessation drive

Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Nursing Times
added Apr 18, 2018 13:21
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[Ohio] Cradle Cincinnati: 2017 annual report shows much work ahead but reason for hope

Across Hamilton County, more and more women are kicking the habit early in their pregnancies, and the county’s infant mortality rate is improving as a result. In fact, the maternal smoking rate has dropped 30 percent over the past five years, according t
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:15
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