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Impaired Cough Sensitivity in Children of Smokers

We provide the first evidence that the cough reflex is impaired in seemingly healthy children who live with smokers. The 2-fold difference in cough threshold is comparable in magnitude to the change that occurs with acute respiratory tract infection.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2012 03:05
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[Sweden] Smoking During Pregnancy May Cause Asthma, Wheezing in Kids

More breathing problems seen in preschoolers even if mothers stopped smoking once they were born
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2012 02:53
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[West Virginia] Study says tax hike lowers pregnant smoking

A study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found a $1 increase on cigarette excise taxes increased the "quit rate" among smokers in the last three months of pregnancy.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Aug 16, 2012 11:49
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Reducing Prenatal Smoking: The Role of State Policies

Conclusions States can use multiple tobacco control policies to reduce maternal smoking. Combining higher taxes with smokefree policies particularly can be effective.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 16, 2012 11:48
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Tobacco withdrawal symptoms and urges to smoke in pregnant versus non-pregnant smokers

► Pregnant women had significantly lower overall withdrawal than non-pregnant women. ► We did not detect any withdrawal symptoms that were distinctive to pregnant women.
Science Direct
added Aug 12, 2012 18:21
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[Canada] Website helps pregnant smokers quit

PREGNETS (Prevention of Gestational and Neonatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke), which is developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, focuses on building a community of support with other women through the use of an online discussion
Canadian Press
added Aug 12, 2012 17:58
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[UK] More pregnant mothers in Boston smoke than anywhere else in Lincolnshire

ALMOST a third of all new mothers at Pilgrim Hospital smoke throughout their pregnancy, shocking new figures have revealed.
Boston Standard (uk)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:13
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[Canada] Centre for Addiction and Mental Health | CAMH launches website to help pregnant women quit smoking

the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) developed PREGNETS, a provincial website to help women who are pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant or have just had a baby quit or reduce smoking.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 10, 2012 17:47
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[Canada] CAMH launches website aimed at pregnant smokers

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has launched a website to help pregnant woman quit smoking.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 9, 2012 14:24
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[Norway] 450K Epigenome-Wide Scan Identifies Differential DNA Methylation in Newborns Related to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy

Our findings implicate epigenetic mechanisms in the pathogenesis of the adverse health outcomes associated with this important in utero exposure.
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Aug 7, 2012 21:13
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