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[Denmark] Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With Tourette Syndrome in Offspring

indicate that nicotine exposure during pregnancy through cigarette smoking is associated with increased risk for Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorder (TS/CT), as well as TS/CT with comorbid psychiatric conditions including attention-deficit/hyperact
Psychiatry Advisor
added Aug 30, 2016 13:23

[South Carolina] “Baby & Me Tobacco-Free” program launched in the Upstate

Department of Health and Environmental Control and the March of Dimes are launching a program to help pregnant tobacco users quit smoking and using other tobacco products. “Baby & Me Tobacco Free” is a grant-funded, research-based program to help pregnan
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20

[South Dakota] State awards $221195 in tobacco disparities grants

The Department of Health is awarding $221,194.85 in grants to reduce tobacco use in the state, it was announced in a news release. The tobacco disparities grants are aimed at reducing tobacco use among populations disproportionately affected with higher
Pierre (SD) Capital Journal
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30

Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16

[UK] Smoking rates plummet below national and London average

The number of smokers in Bexley has fallen below the average rate for London and England, according to new figures. Last week the London Tobacco Control Profile revealed the borough has the lowest smoking rate in south east London, at 14.1 per cent. Bu
Bexley Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08
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Women who load up on candy and burgers during pregnancy 'more likely to have a child with ADHD'

Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk your baby will suffer ADHD, addiction and other behavioral problems in later life. Early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells lo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2016 19:24

[UK] Airedale Hospital in scheme to cut number of pregnant smokers

AIREDALE Hospital is involved in a new scheme aimed at cutting the number of women who continue to smoke during pregnancy. The babyClear programme, created by the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre, will see all midwives at both the Steeton hospital a
Keighley News (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:22

[UK] Help on offer for smoking mums

The Quit Squad, funded by the county council and provided by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, is calling on pregnant women to recognise the harms that both smoking themselves and second-hand smoke can do to their unborn babies, and also to make a Smo
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Aug 10, 2016 11:58

[UK] 50 mums-to-be quit smoking thanks to support group

FIFTY pregnant women have kicked the habit so far this year thanks to a "stop smoking" support group in Scunthorpe. Called the Me Time Club, the group is run by Solutions4Health and helps support women who want to quit smoking while pregnant. Carrie Fog
Scunthorpe Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:32

[American Samoa] students from north carolina and indiana earn 2016 alma adams scholarships youth activism grants/scholarships

truth Initiative® is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations. Cheyenne Wagi and Jacob Hojnacki were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2016 20:57
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