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[UK] Nine of out 10 pregnant smokers are still addicted to cigarettes when their babies are born

Pregnancy is not a strong enough deterrent to stop women from smoking, with nine out of ten failing to quit before heir babies are born, new research has suggested. Of those who tried to give up once they discovered they were pregnant in a recent survey
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 10:27

Ladies, don’t smoke, drink or have bad thoughts while pregnant. But for men, anything goes?

It’s that the role men have to play in creating healthy babies is being overlooked. Which can add up to pretty terrible outcomes for babies overall. All because of our outdated ideas about gender roles.
Salon Magazine
added Mar 9, 2016 02:40

[UK] How ageing starts in the WOMB: Mothers-to-be who are overweight or smoke 'may cause babies to become old before their time' in later life

Cambridge University research suggests that the seeds of ageing are sown while we are still in the womb, with everything from our mother’s fruit and vegetable intake to whether she smokes affecting us for decades to come. In fact what our mother does bef
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:16

Smoking kills more than 32 people per day in Portugal: report

a report released on Tuesday by the Portuguese Directorate General of Health (DGS). While the number of smokers decreased in Portugal, smoking was the leading cause of death and 11 percent of the country's total deaths were caused by tobacco. Around 12,
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 2, 2016 20:13
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[West Virginia] BATES: $1 increase in state tobacco tax would fix multiple state issues

This is why I am calling upon the West Virginia Legislature to increase the cigarette tax by $1 per pack and establish parallel taxes on other tobacco products to protect mothers and the unborn, to benefit the public health of West Virginia, to prevent y
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Feb 18, 2016 22:40
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North Carolina Child Health Report Card 2016 (PDF)

Children who grow up in safe, supportive, nurturing families are more likely to have good health throughout their lives. ...adolescent death and health problems are most often due to preventable behaviors including tobacco use, poor nutrition, lack... D -
NC Child
added Feb 18, 2016 10:52

Smokers in Italy hit with new fines to protect the young

Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman — or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street — after new health and environmental laws went into effect Tuesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 15, 2016 00:19

[Indiana] LETTER: Why $1 bump in cigarette tax matters

An open letter to Gov. Mike Pence: As former Indiana state health commissioners we write to urge your support of the proposal pending in the state legislature that would increase the price of tobacco products by $1.
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Feb 13, 2016 18:48

[UK] Smoking e-cigarettes when pregnant 'puts unborn babies at risk'

Chemicals present in the vapour produced by e-cigarettes can cause developmental problems in laboratory mice whose mothers had been exposed to “vaping” during pregnancy, scientists said. In Britain, pregnant women are strongly advised to give up smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:42

E-cigarettes may harm unborn babies, immune system, say scientists

"Our data points in the direction that e-cigarettes are not harmless at all," Judy Zelikoff, toxicologist at New York University Langone Medical Center, said on Thursday (11.02.2016) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement o
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:40
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