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[UK] Southmead Hospital ditches 'smoke-free' policy with two shelters installed - including near maternity unit

has not followed PHE's suggested plans. The hospital’s management succumbed to pressure and two smoking shelters have since been erected, including one outside the maternity ward. Associate Director of Facilities, Andrew Jeanes said: “As a healthcare pr
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:43
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Smoking during pregnancy linked to cerebral palsy, animal studies show

Scientists investigating the underlying mechanism causing cell death and damage have confirmed links between maternal smoking and cerebral palsy, the most common physical disability in childhood.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:18
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Maternal Cigarette Smoke Exposure Worsens Neurological Outcomes in Adolescent Offspring with Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury

leading to devastating neurological consequences, such as cerebral palsy and seizures. Maternal smoking is one of the prominent risk factors contributing to HI injury. Mitochondrial integrity plays a critical role in neural injury and repair during HI. We
Frontiers Journals (cz)
added Oct 9, 2017 10:53
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[UK] Sheffield mum urges pregnant women to ditch the cigarettes as hospital becomes smoke free site

A Sheffield mum who once smoked 20 cigarettes a day for 23 years is urging others to ditch the habit while pregnant. Sarah Bembridge, aged 36, from Gleadless, quit smoking while pregnant earlier in the year and is now encouraging others to join her to ma
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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Tennessee program to help pregnant women stop smoking considered 'gold standard'

Beth Bailey, a professor at East Tennessee State University who researches, among other topics, rural health disparities and the effects of prenatal environments, said the statewide maternal smoking rate only tells part of Tennessee's story. In some rur
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 2, 2017 13:51
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[UK] Support group launched to help pregnant smokers stop

Archant Smokefree Norfolk is launching a support group to help pregnant mums give up smoking called ‘Quit for Me’. The first of four free weekly meetings will be held at Hellesdon Library at 1.30pm on Monday October 9.
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:41
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[North Dakota] State Health Officials Say Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking

The Department of Health's birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That's down from 13.8 percent in the year prior. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national smoking rate for p
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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[UK-Scotland] Differences in Body Mass Index between Siblings Who Are Discordant for Exposure to Antenatal Maternal Smoking

Conclusions In utero exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of increased BMI in childhood.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Smoking while pregnant can make babies suffer a lifetime of being fat

The study compared five-year-olds whose mother's had started smoking in between pregnancies and the babies who were born to the smoking mothers. The body mass index (BMI) of the youngsters were compared, and the research found that those who had been e
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 26, 2017 14:36
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