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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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[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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[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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[UK-Wales] Sudden infant deaths: 'We are failing hundreds of babies every year,' warns charity

Not enough is being done to reduce the number of unexplained infant deaths in Wales, a safer baby charity has warned. The warning from the Lullaby Trust ...“Once born, breastfeeding support and helping parents stay smoke free are important safeguards ag
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:10
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[UK] 250 children each year in town treated for passive smoking

Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added May 8, 2012 12:23
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