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Hookah Smoke Is Not Safe For Pregnant Women To Be Around, Experts Say

In another study conducted in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Sherman concluded that being exposed to secondhand hookah smoke was even worse than secondhand cigarette smoke. "This study says that telling people to stay out of the room in which hookah is being smoke
Romper
added Feb 5, 2018 22:43
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[Oklahoma] Program helps to stop mothers from smoking

Through the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health Tobacco Prevention Program, another program aims to help Natives stop smoking tobacco. It is targeted at mothers-to-be and their newborn baby. TPP Program Specialist Arlene Davis said the program,
Mvskoke Media
added Feb 5, 2018 22:41
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Stillbirth among women prescribed nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy: Analysis of a large UK pregnancy cohort

We found no evidence of a statistically significant association between being prescribed NRT during pregnancy and odds of stillbirth compared with non-smoking women. Although our study had much larger numbers than any previously, an even larger study wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:26
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[California] AUDIO: Is Smoking Pot While Pregnant Safe For The Baby?

studies nationally suggest there's been a sharp jump in pot use among pregnant women, especially among younger mothers... with recreational cannabis now legal in at least eight states and the District of Columbia, physicians like Gossett are worried that
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:47
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Methodological Concerns about a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Maternal Active Smoking during Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:10
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Modification of the Associations Between Duration of Oral Contraceptive Use and Ovarian, Endometrial, Breast, and Colorectal Cancers

Long-term OC use is consistently associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk across lifestyle factors. We observed the greatest risk reductions for endometrial cancer among women at risk for chronic diseases (ie, smokers, obese BMI). Oral contraceptive us
JAMA Oncology
added Jan 23, 2018 14:39
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Smoking and the Fetus

It's not a choice to make lightly. Smoking throughout pregnancy doubles the chances that a baby will be born prematurely or have a low birth weight. Smoking also more than doubles the risk that an infant will die during, shortly after, or shortly before
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:43
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[UK] A QUARTER of stillbirths in the US could be prevented by lowering blood pressure and smoking in women, new study claims

Nearly 25 percent of stillbirths in the US could be prevented by improving women's healthcare before pregnancy, new research claims. Placental insufficiency, in which the placenta deprives the fetus of oxygen, is responsible for thousands stillbirths in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:41
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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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