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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20

[Denmark] Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

The new study also hints -- but doesn't prove -- that nicotine-replacement products used during pregnancy, such as patches and gum, could pose the same risk to children. Still, this study suggests that nicotine itself, not just tobacco, may be a hazard d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2014 12:58

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay: Anti-Tobacco Measures Have Led to 22% Drop in Heart Attacks

Since strong anti-tobacco measures were instituted in the small South American nation in 2006, there has been a historic fall in heart attacks and other conditions linked to tobacco use. Winston Abascal, the director of the Public Health Ministry's Progr
InSerbia (rs)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:02

Reynolds Tobacco Merger Is Biggest Deal Led by Female CEO

The transaction also was the largest deal ever orchestrated by a woman: Reynolds Chief Executive Officer Susan Cameron. The event represents a milestone for female executives, even if it’s been slow in coming, said Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, a professor at
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 16, 2014 21:20

[UK-Wales] More pregnant women smoke in Wales than in other parts of UK

TOO many women are still smoking while pregnant, paediatricians have warned, with Wales having the highest rates of smoking in pregnancy than other nations in the UK. The warning comes as the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) unveils
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 05:16

[UK, UK-Wales] Too many pregnant women smoking, says child mortality report

Too many women are still smoking while pregnant, paediatricians have warned. It comes as the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) unveils its first report on the causes of child mortality in Wales. Wales has higher rates of pregnant wo
BBC Online
added Jul 15, 2014 05:13
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[Wisconsin] In national ad, Eau Claire mom shares the dangers of smoking

A young Eau Claire mother who smoked through pregnancy and delivered her baby two months prematurely at a dangerously low birth weight hopes the view she shares through the window of a neonatal incubator will help other women quit smoking before having ba
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 14, 2014 23:04

[UK] CONNOLLY: I think smoking is wrong but watching women smoke turns me on

It's dangerous and stupid but I can't seem to get this adolescent fantasy out of my head
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 14, 2014 23:01

[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Aiming for a tobacco-free Pacific

The World Health Organisation has launched its Tobacco Free Pacific Campaign in a bid to help the region reduce smoking prevalence to less than 5 percent by 2025.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:05
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Miriam Hospital study examines smoking prevalence

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with mobility impairments under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments. Additionally, smokers with mobility impairments were less likely to att
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 14, 2014 09:22
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