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A better way to help high-risk pregnant smokers

One of the most effective methods of helping people to quit smoking is contingency management, which gives smokers monetary incentives for meeting target goals.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 22, 2012 10:04
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Smoking While Pregnant Shockingly Common, Especially Among White Women

A new study from the the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) found that far from being a relic of the Mad Men era, pregnant women who smoke are still alive and (arguably) well
Blisstree (ca)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:55
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Partner cigarette smoking and risk of neural tube defects among infants of non-smoking women in northern China

Conclusion Peri-conceptional exposure to partner smoking may increase the risk of NTDs in the offspring of Chinese non-smoking women.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 19, 2012 05:40
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[UK] Pregnant smokers in Cumbria targeted

Health bosses in Cumbria are urging pregnant women who smoke to seek help to quit the habit.
BBC Online
added Jun 18, 2012 14:08
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Reducing Prenatal Smoking The Role of State Policies (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

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 Jun 15, 2012 14:46
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Vitamin C improves lung function in newborns of pregnant smoking women

New research has potential to alter the fetal origins of respiratory disease by blocking some of the effects of smoking on lung development
EurekAlert
added Jun 14, 2012 20:54
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Smoking during pregnancy linked to severe asthma in teen years

African-American and Latino children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely to suffer from acute asthma symptoms in their teens than asthma sufferers whose mothers did not smoke, according to a new study led by a research team at UCSF.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 14, 2012 20:53
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Effect of secondhand smoke on asthma control among black and Latino children

Conclusions Maternal smoking while in utero is associated with poor asthma control in black and Latino subjects assessed at 8-17 years of age.
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
added Jun 14, 2012 20:51
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Pregnant women who smoke may put kids at risk for severe asthma

An intriguing new study suggests African-American and Latino children with asthma whose moms smoke while pregnant are more likely to have severe asthma as teens, even if their moms stop smoking after they are born.
CNN blogs
added Jun 14, 2012 20:40
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Mom's Smoking Tied to Dangerous Gut Illness in Preemies

Study found it was strongest risk factor for 'necrotizing enterocolitis' in newborns
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 14, 2012 20:33
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