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Vitamin C Improves Health Of Babies Born To Smoking Mothers

According to a new study, presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Washington D.C., vitamin C was shown to lower the risk of lung problems in babies who were born to mothers that smoked during their pregnancy, Everyday Health reported.
Medical Daily
added May 5, 2013 22:15

Pregnant Women Who Can't Quit Smoking Should Take Vitamin C

Pregnant women who have difficulty quitting smoking can take vitamin C to help improve the lung function of her child while also helping to prevent wheezing during the baby’s first year of life, according to a study presented Saturday at the annual meeti
REDORBIT (formerly
added May 5, 2013 20:57
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Vitamin C may decrease impact of smoking during pregnancy on childhood respiratory health

Infants born to women who took vitamin C during pregnancy had less wheezing in first year of life than babies whose moms took a placebo Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing an
added May 4, 2013 13:57

[Oregon] AUDIO: Paying Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking - The Takeaway

But in Eugene, Oregon, they’re trying something new; something they think hasn’t been done anywhere else. They’re paying pregnant women to quit smoking beginning this July.
The Takeaway (NPR)
added May 2, 2013 16:12

[Oregon] Eugene CCO To Pay Pregnant Women To Stop Smoking

A Coordinated Care Organization in Eugene is taking the state at its word -- it's going to pay pregnant women cold, hard cash to stop smoking. Heidi Zauner is an administrative assistant in the Mollalla River School District. When she was 28, she became
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added May 2, 2013 12:54

Smoking in pregnancy triples baby's risk of meningitis

Researchers believe that passive smoking gradually weakens children`s immune system making them more susceptible to the illness, the `Daily Mail` reported. Researchers from the University of Nottingham analysed 18 studies which looked at the link between
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:09
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A Pilot Study Testing SMS Text Delivered Scheduled Gradual Reduction to Pregnant Smokers

We developed an easily disseminable intervention that could possibly promote cessation and reduction among pregnant women with SMS texting ability. Women in this pilot were enthusiastic about the program, particularly those in the SGR arm. This program ne
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 24, 2013 23:13

Carolyn Hax: Pregnant friend's smoking is a thorny problem

presumably has a doctor or midwife to guide her ongoing effort to stop smoking, and gets so rattled when people bring up her smoking that she possibly smokes more. So, what's your role here? None, unless backing off counts.
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 23, 2013 15:00

[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Effects of secondhand smoke on the birth weight of term infants and the demographic profile of Saudi exposed women

Conclusion: The prevalence of exposure of Saudi pregnant women to SHS is high at 31% and it is associated with reduced birth weight, and shorter length of the newborn.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 15, 2013 08:14
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New Tennessee billboards promote tobacco hotline

New billboards are going up across the state promoting the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco Quitline that helps people seeking to end their tobacco habits. The billboards are being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are located in ei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2013 06:42
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