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[Australia] Guidance for Culturally Competent Approaches to Smoking Cessation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pregnant Women [FREE FULL TEXT]

there appears to be a lack of awareness of the clinical guidelines we published in March 2014, to provide assistance to health providers in evidence-based translational approaches that are culturally competent for this target group.2 This “pragmatic guide
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:18

[Finland] Boys' fitness affected by smoking mothers - new research shows

In the first study of its kind researchers discovered that the sons of women who smoked had worse aerobic fitness by the age of 19 than those whose mums didn't smoke. Lead author Dr Maria Hagnäs, of the University of Oulu, Finland, said: "It's well est
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:31
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[Finland] Smoking During Pregnancy May Affect How Athletic Baby Boys Grow Up To Be

Smoking while pregnant may leave your adult son more winded than his counterparts, a new Finnish study published Wednesday in BJOG suggests. Studying the fitness records of more than 500 young Finnish men who entered the military in 2005, the authors we
Medical Daily
added Dec 10, 2015 20:06

[West Virginia] Summit to deal with tobacco use by pregnant women

The West Virginia Management of Maternal Smoking Initiative, also known by the acronym MOMS, will be unveiled at Wednesday's summit at the state Department of Health and Human Services in Charleston.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 10, 2015 01:03

Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

"It's well established that smoking and breathing in secondhand smoke are harmful for both mother and baby. Our study adds to the existing evidence base of the negative and longstanding impacts of maternal smoking," said study author Maria Hagnas, of the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2015 20:03

Smoking in pregnancy 'affects boys' fitness in later life'

Mothers who smoke are putting more than their own health at risk, suggests a study published today in BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). Young men whose mothers smoked during pregnancy had lower aerobic fitness compared
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 9, 2015 13:57

WIEDERMANN: Did Your Mother Smoke When She Was Pregnant With You? - Recall and Other Bias in Cross-Sectional Surveys

Whenever I see a survey study, my antennae always perk up looking for sources of bias, which are inevitable when we ask our subjects to self-report any behavior, much less behaviors that occurred decades ago and even prior to their own birth! I was pleas
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Dec 8, 2015 16:28

[UK] ARNOTT: Every nurse can help to stub out smoking

Every healthcare professional who comes into contact with a smoker can make a difference by encouraging them to quit. It might feel like this is a waste of time or isn’t a priority, but we know these conversations make a difference. If we all play our pa
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 13:47

Cigarette Tax Increase and Infant Mortality

Increases in cigarette taxes and prices are associated with decreases in infant mortality rates, with stronger impact for African American infants. Federal and state policymakers may consider increases in cigarette taxes as a primary prevention strategy f
added Dec 3, 2015 15:46

[UK] Higher taxes on cigarettes stop babies DYING: Every $1 increase saves two infants each day, by stopping pregnant women smoking

The reason charging more for cigarettes can help save the lives of babies is because rising tobacco costs helps convince people to stop – rather than start – smoking. Higher cigarette taxes discourages women from smoking during pregnancy, and as a resul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:20
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