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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:48
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[Finland] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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[UK] Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group media release: smoking during pregnancy rates

Good progress has been made in recent years to reduce rates of smoking in pregnant women and it is unclear why they should have stalled in the last 12 months. However, the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group [3], a coalition of health charities working
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:59
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[UK] Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery, England - Quarter 4, 2016-17

• 10.5 per cent of pregnant women were known to be smokers at the time of delivery. This compares to 10.6 per cent for the previous year (2015/16), and is down from 15.1 per cent in 2006/07. • This is the second consecutive year that the prop
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:58
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[UK] Media advisory: Fall in smoking rates great news but hundreds of children still start smoking every day

On 1 July 2007 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England – a worthy date for publication of the next Tobacco Control Plan, with a commitment to delivering a smokefree future for our children.”
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:15
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[UK] Pregnant women smoking rates 'concern' in England

The reduction in smoking rates among pregnant women in England has slowed down in the past year, prompting concern from health charities. NHS figures show 10.5% of women currently smoke at the time of delivery - a drop of only 0.1% on last year. Over th
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:11
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[UK] Sharp drop in people getting help to give up smoking

THE number of people quitting smoking with the help of public health workers in York has plummeted in the last year. In spring last year the amount of free help available for people who want to stop smoking was cut drastically for all but a few people,
York Press (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:11
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Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids

Conduct disorder (CD) is a mental disorder where children demonstrate aggressive behaviour that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals such as bullying or intimidating others, often initiating physical fights, or being physically cruel to an
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[Mid-east] Substantial toxic effect of water-pipe smoking on the early stage of embryonic development

Water-pipe smoking (WPS) is the most widespread tobacco use in the Middle-East, and is rapidly spreading globally. ... WPS has very toxic effects during the early stage of embryogenesis. Thus, we believe that further studies are required to elucidate the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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Intrauterine exposure to tobacco and executive functioning in high school

IUTE is associated with offspring’s less optimal EF. Prenatal counseling should emphasize abstinence from tobacco, as well as alcohol and illegal substances.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Jun 9, 2017 15:36
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