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[UK] Feed your baby tripe - and don't smoke over the cot: As Britain's first baby magazine turns 60, its hilarious (and often terrifying) advice from a bygone era

Indeed, an article from 1964 seemed to think mothers would be positively virtuous if they took up the following rule: ‘A good resolution would be not to smoke when nursing (breastfeeding) baby or tucking him up in his pram or cot.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 16:12
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Cigarette Tax Increase and Infant Mortality

Increases in cigarette taxes and prices are associated with decreases in infant mortality rates, with stronger impact for African American infants. Federal and state policymakers may consider increases in cigarette taxes as a primary prevention strategy f
Pediatrics
added Jan 11, 2016 15:30
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Cigarette Tax Increase and Infant Mortality

Increases in cigarette taxes and prices are associated with decreases in infant mortality rates, with stronger impact for African American infants. Federal and state policymakers may consider increases in cigarette taxes as a primary prevention strategy f
Pediatrics
added Jan 11, 2016 15:30
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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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[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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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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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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[Saudi Arabia] Expert: Passive smoking can cause infant death

it can lead to sudden death among infants because they have small lung size and incomplete immune system," said Ali Al-Wadiei, the general supervisor of Saudi Anti-Smoking Program. He made this observation on the occasion of Universal Children’s Day 2015,
Arab News (sa)
added Nov 22, 2015 01:37
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[UK-Wales] Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy - A Collaborative Thematic Review 2010-2012 (PDF)

Health boards, Public Health Wales and Welsh Government should strengthen their efforts to reduce smoking, especially in young women and parents during pregnancy and in the first year after child birth.
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:18
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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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