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[UK-Scotland] PRI introduces new health test for expectant mothers

Midwife Linda Gierasik said: "This service is being supported by NHS Tayside's Stop Smoking Services and aims to improve the health of mums-to-be and their unborn babies, increase smoking cessation rates among pregnant women and reduce complications in t
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Nov 8, 2013 04:18

ADOLESCENT MEDICINE: Impact of tobacco smoke exposure

“Almost 1 in 4 children between 3 and 11 years of age in the United States lives in a household with a smoker, so ongoing efforts are needed to prevent exposure in utero, infancy, and childhood to the detrimental effects of secondhand smoke (SHS) and thir
Contemporary Pediatrics
added Nov 5, 2013 14:49

[UK] Cowell to quit smoking for baby

Simon Cowell has vowed to try and quit smoking when his baby is born. The TV mogul's girlfriend Lauren Silverman is expecting their baby so Simon admitted he wants to ditch his nicotine habit.
Blackburn, Darwen And Hyndburn Citizen (uk)
added Nov 5, 2013 06:54

[UK] ‘Every draw harms baby’ – Pregnant Hartlepool smokers are double national average

Official figures show just under a quarter of expectant mums in Hartlepool continue to smoke – almost twice the average in England. Local health chiefs say every puff the mother takes harms their baby by putting its tiny heart under increased strain. H
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Nov 2, 2013 14:39

[Ireland] Dublin's maternity hospitals smoke-free

The sight of pregnant women smoking in the doorways of Dublin maternity hospitals will now be a thing of the past. The capital's three maternity hospitals - the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital (Holles Street) - are now completely (ie)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:46

[UK] Cowell under fire for smoking beside his pregnant lover: Health campaigners warn X Factor mogul of damage he could cause unborn son

Pictures of him puffing away by her side even prompted health charity Action on Smoking and Health to warn all pregnant women to avoid passive smoke because of the increased risks of congenital abnormalities. After studying images of the pair, the chari
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 1, 2013 00:47

[Washington] Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study

Infants whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for hospitalization and death due to both respiratory and nonrespiratory infections, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2013 02:09

[Colorado] Multi-pronged approach to tobacco cessation

Northeast Colorado Health Department has received more than $250,000 to implement the Northeast Community Tobacco Project. The grant, which came from the state health department, will go towards funding tobacco cessation outreach to four separate focus ar
Sterling (CO) Journal-Advocate
added Oct 24, 2013 18:17
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[Washington] Maternal smoking may impair infant immunity, causing broad range of infections

researchers reviewed hospitalization records and death certificates of 50,000 infants born in the state of Washington between 1987 and 2004. The case-control study assessed infant hospitalizations and deaths due to respiratory and non-respiratory infectio
added Oct 24, 2013 02:38

Smoking during pregnancy may cause bipolar disorder

"These findings underscore the value of ongoing public health education on the potentially debilitating, and largely preventable, consequences that smoking may have on children over time," Brown said in a press release.
Health-E (za)
added Oct 22, 2013 14:42
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