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[Africa, Kenya] Shocker images to make smokers quit

In the “Tobacco Kills, Quit Now!” campaign, the public will be treated to images of dying babies... Funded by the World Lung Foundation, it will will combine public service announcements on TV and radio and community posters in both Kiswahili and English
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:56
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PREVENTING DISEASE THROUGH HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS A global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks (PDF)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 15, 2016 20:35
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Higher cigarette taxes linked to fewer infant deaths

Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan released Dec. 1 in the journal Pediatrics.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 1, 2015 12:01
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Fontem Ventures Comments On First Annual National Healthy Homes Month -Company Highlights the Role of Electronic Vapor Products in Eliminating Secondhand Smoke-

"When a smoker transitions from cigarettes to EVPs, they also help families and others in their home avoid the secondhand byproducts produced by cigarettes that burn tobacco," Michelsen continued. "This advances HUD's goal of promoting healthy homes." T
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2016 16:45
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[Asia, India] Maha govt's campaign against secondhand smoke affecting children's health receives WLF applause

World Lung Foundation (WLF) today complimented the government of Maharashtra on a new mass media campaign, which warns people about the deadly effects of secondhand smoke (SHS) on children. The campaign, “Tobacco Is Eating Your Baby Alive,” uses graphic
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Dec 9, 2015 14:10
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome -- sometimes known as 'cot death' -- according to new research.
ScienceDaily
added Jul 19, 2018 18:16
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Smoking and the Fetus

It's not a choice to make lightly. Smoking throughout pregnancy doubles the chances that a baby will be born prematurely or have a low birth weight. Smoking also more than doubles the risk that an infant will die during, shortly after, or shortly before
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:43
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[Asia] ROBERTS: Here's how Israel can prevent future smoking addicts

if the Knesset passed a law requiring all cigarettes, cigarette boxes, and rolling paper to carry a unique number, linked that number to the ID number of the adult purchasing the cigarettes, and made it illegal to be in possession of a cigarette without a
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:46
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Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy can cause hearing problems in children

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy has previously been shown to harm the brain development of a fetus. Mothers who smoke, use e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy have an increased risk of premature delivery, decreased child birth weight, and an
EurekAlert
added Feb 13, 2017 03:42
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