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[UK] Financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy: protocol for a single arm intervention study

In a recent Cochrane review on the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions in pregnancy, financial incentives were found to be the single most effective intervention. We describe a single arm intervention study offering participation in a financ
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 16, 2013 10:05
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Impact of a stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on the rate of preterm births: analysis of routinely collected birth data.

Our study shows a consistent pattern of reduction in the risk of preterm delivery with successive population interventions to restrict smoking. This finding is not definitive but it supports the notion that smoking bans have public health benefits from e
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:38
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[Belgium] Extending the Benefits of a Smoke-Free Environment to Those Still In Utero

Successive public smoking bans in Belgium were associated with reductions in incidence of preterm deliveries.
Journal Watch
added Mar 8, 2013 06:21
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Some Australian women not deterred by risks of smoking while pregnant

ONE in seven Australian women still smoke during pregnancy, despite evidence it puts their baby's health at risk. New national maternity data shows pregnant women in public hospitals were four times more likely to report smoking, compared with private p
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Mar 6, 2013 12:03
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Tobacco threatens children ($$)

Smoking and pregnancy do not mix. And with Lawrence and Orange counties racking up statistics that say nearly 30 percent of pregnant mothers smoke, it's a disgusting and dist ...
Bedford (IN) Times-Mail
added Mar 1, 2013 13:46
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[Indiana] State cuts funding for anti-tobacco campaigns

The Indiana State Department of Health has announced a $3 million cut for smoking cessation programs across the state, providing $5 million total to county departments of health. "This is a problem, even for Delaware County," said Joshua Williams, the l
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Feb 24, 2013 20:57
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[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax boost should be a no-brainer

All this adds up to plenty of motivation to increase New Hampshire's cigarette tax and to receive some financial benefit while improving the air we breathe and the health of more and more Granite Staters.
Foster's Democrat
added Feb 23, 2013 12:36
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[Belgium, Uganda] Public smoking ban reduces premature deaths - report

While laws on public smoking were effectively implemented in Belgium to achieve the results, the National Environment Regulations Act 2004 in Uganda remains on paper.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:06
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[Arizona] Neonatal Lung Function and Later Respiratory ConsequencesNeonatal Lung Function and Respiratory Consequences

The title relates to the observation that early reductions in lung function have a long-lasting effect on respiratory health and lung function later in life.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:28
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[Australia, Belgium] Cancer group welcomes smoking research

A study of 600,000 babies born in Belgium has found the number born before 37 weeks dropped each time a new phase of a public-smoking ban was introduced. ... Anita Dessaix, the manager of cancer prevention at the NSW Cancer Institute, says Australia's a
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:01
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