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Fetal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens

Children exposed to tobacco smoke in the womb may be at higher risk for hearing loss. Researchers examined data from almost 1,000 children aged 12 to 15 who took part in the 2005 to 2006 U.S. National Health Examination Survey. They found that about 16 p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2013 16:05
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Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk

Pregnant women who live in smog-filled areas may be twice as likely to have children with autism, a new study suggests. "The study does not prove that pollution increases risk for autism. It found an association," cautioned lead author Andrea Roberts, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 18, 2013 15:35
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Celebrities Caught Smoking During Pregnancy

smoking during pregnancy really gets my blood boiling. But for wealthy celebrities – who have loads of money and the best addiction treatment facilities at their fingertips – smoking during pregnancy seems outrageous to me. Knowing the harmful effects t
HerScoop.com (blog)
added Jun 14, 2013 20:02
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Pregnant Kim Zolciak Smokes a Cigarette in Her Bikini—See the Pic

A bikini-clad Kim Zolciak, pregnant with her fifth child, was spotted smoking a cigarette while soaking up the sun over Memorial Day weekend on a family vacation in Destin, Fla. Here's hoping she was at least wearing sunscreen.
E! Online
added Jun 14, 2013 19:51
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[UK] 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 betwee
Paktribune (pk)
added Jun 12, 2013 13:01
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Kim Zolciak Photo’d Smoking While Pregnant: How Smoking During Pregnancy Could Affect Her Baby’s Health

In the photographs, which were taken in Destin, Fla., Zolciak is seen on the beach with a cigarette and what seems to be a noticeable baby bump. While she is known on the show for her love wine and cigarettes, news of Zolciak possibly smoking while pregn
Medical Daily
added Jun 7, 2013 09:44
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Injurious to health? Italy may ban smoking e-cigarettes in public places

The Italian health ministry's top advisory body has recommended a ban on the smoking of electronic cigarettes in public places and their sale to pregnant women and minors. The recommendation by the ministry's Superior Health Council came after France's
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 6, 2013 10:50
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[UK-Scotland] Pregnant women to be offered smoking tests

The service will be offered to all women in the early stages of pregnancy and will indicate raised levels of exposure to the gas through smoking or passive smoking. Midwives can then refer women to stop-smoking support services, as well as additional ca
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 3, 2013 23:45
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[Asia, Qatar] Passive smoking risk alarming for pregnant women

A study has found an alarming exposure to second-hand smoke from cigarettes and shisha among pregnant Qatari women both inside and outside their homes. The global prevalence of second-hand smoke among pregnant women shows Qatar in the third place at 80%
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:36
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Republic of Congo passes anti-smoking law

Minister of Health Francois Ibovi said Friday the law prohibits the consumption, purchase and possession of tobacco for minors, pregnant women and the mentally ill, with fines for those selling to that population starting at nearly $400. It also prohibit
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 09:54
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