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[Belgium] Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds

Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 17:10
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[Belgium] Smoke-Free Laws May Cut Preterm Births

This study investigated the incidence of preterm delivery after implementation of smoke-free legislation in three phases. * There were reductions in the risk of preterm birth after the introduction of each phase of the smoking ban. No decreasing trend wa
MedPage Today
added Feb 16, 2013 15:21
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[Belgium] Smoking Bans Reduce Incidence Of Preterm Births

A recent study that evaluated the impact of the introduction of smoke-free legislation on preterm births identified yet another benefit of smoking bans. The findings, which were published in BMJ, confirm that smoking bans significantly reduce the risk of
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 15, 2013 09:28
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Smoking ban 'cuts premature births'

The theory that public smoking bans cut the number of children born prematurely has been strengthened by new research. The study of 600,000 births found three successive drops in babies born before 37 weeks - each occurring after a phase of a public smo
BBC Online
added Feb 15, 2013 08:27
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[Belgium] Study links smoking bans to fewer pre-term births

Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings point to health benefits of smoke-free laws even in very early life.
Reuters
added Feb 14, 2013 20:41
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[Belgium] Smoking bans linked with 'successive reductions' in preterm birth

Given that even a mild reduction in gestational age has been linked in other studies to adverse health outcomes in early and later life, our study has important public health implications, say the authors.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2013 20:39
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Regional Brain Morphometry and Impulsivity in Adolescents Following Prenatal Exposure to Cocaine and TobaccoPrenatal Exposure to Cocaine and Tobacco

Prenatal cocaine or tobacco exposure can differentially affect structural brain maturation during adolescence and underlie enhanced susceptibility to impulsivity. Additional studies with larger sample sizes are warranted.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 14, 2013 10:04
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Impact of Fetal Drug Exposures on the Adolescent BrainImpact of Drug Exposure on the Adolescent Brain

While the deleterious effects of alcohol, and to a lesser extent nicotine, to the fetus are well recognized, those of illicit drugs are much less understood. Drugs can harm the fetus both via effects to the placenta interfering with nutrient delivery and
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 14, 2013 10:03
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[Australia] SWAN: Smoke got hold of my senses

I told all this to my Quitline counsellor and was heartened to hear: ''Classic case. Third baby. Busy mum. You didn't have time to quit.'' It is easy to say there is no excuse for smoking through pregnancy. But I have found out now there is one. And that
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 11, 2013 10:23
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[Australia] Meet the 'not really smoker'

"If they were put to the test, these people would probably classify themselves as non-smokers, or light smokers. It's just a semantic distinction really. "It's when you start using it as a legal justification or a moral argument, such as why [Swan] cont
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Feb 9, 2013 12:32
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