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[UK-Wales] Higher cot death risk around smokers, report finds

Out of 45 deaths looked at in detail, 25 infants were in smoking homes. The Public Health Wales report found the rate of smoking among parents was "alarmingly high" and highlighted the importance of smoke-free environments.
BBC Online
added Jan 20, 2015 12:05
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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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Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States

"All five of the states with the highest and increasing [SIDS] rates also have some of the highest rates of smoking, whereas only one of the nine states with the biggest fall in [SIDS] rates had as high a rate of tobacco use," she said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 12, 2018 20:34
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[Asia, India] Warning: Passive smoking has this serious hidden health risk!

harmful to children and babies as well and can exacerbate the onset of sudden unexplained death in infants (SUDI), bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.
Zee News (in)
added Oct 11, 2017 04:06
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[Asia, India] Campaign to highlight health effects of secondhand smoke on children

World Lung Foundation (WLF) has congratulated the Maharashtra government on a new mass media campaign, which warns people about the hazardous effects of secondhand smoke (SHS) on children.... 'Tobacco Is Eating Your Baby Alive' uses graphic imagery to hig
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2015 19:07
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SIDS Risk Depends on More Than 'Sleeping Environment'

Some of the critical trends, according to Goldstein, have been the substantial declines in smoking and teen pregnancy. On top of that, he said, there have been major advances in medical care
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 2, 2015 18:14
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E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk

Using any form of nicotine during pregnancy or while nursing may raise a baby's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new animal research suggests. The findings indicate that nicotine patches or electronic cigarettes may not be a safe alternativ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Countering the ills of tobacco use

The fact is simple: Individual responsibility among smokers could significantly lower the threat to nonsmokers — and especially to unborn babies. It’s important for society to aggressively generate awareness about the harmful effects of smoking and to ma
Vincennes (IN) Sun-Commercial
added Jan 19, 2018 09:31
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[Europe] Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. The finding didn't surprise one U.S. expert in child health, because when fewer mothers can afford to smoke any longer -- or take up the habit -- their kids' healt
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:32
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Smoke + hot temperatures = increased SIDS risk

A new study finds that prenatal cigarette smoke exposure in rats affected breathing responses and immune function of their offspring. Breathing and immune response are made worse by high environmental temperature. The paper is published in the American Jo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 18, 2016 00:44
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