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[New Zealand] Heaviest smokers 'deprived' Maori

Maori women are the heaviest smokers because they are disenfranchised from health and employment, says a report to the Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). The Maori Relationship Board reports, by Ngahiwi Tomoana, said a Domestic Violence Symposiu
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06
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Quitting smoking may ease hot flashes

Women who hadn't smoked for at least five years were 45 percent less likely to have severe or frequent hot flashes than current smokers, researchers found. But they were still more likely to have symptoms than women who had never smoked.
Reuters
added Jul 25, 2015 17:35
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Does quitting smoking decrease the risk of midlife hot flashes? A longitudinal analysis

These findings suggest that that early smoking cessation programs may improve women's well-being during the menopausal transition.
Maturitas (European Menopause and Andropause Society)
added Jul 25, 2015 17:34
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[UK] VIDEO: Stunning video showcases the magic of special effects as an old woman is stripped of her wrinkles and eye bags and made to look decades younger in SECONDS

In side by side frames, the video shows an older and younger version of actress Michele Valley smoking a cigarette - and it's nearly impossible to tell which is the original footage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:23
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[Vermont] UVM CENTER ON BEHAVIOR & HEALTH AWARDED $3.6M GRANT TO HELP MOTHERS QUIT SMOKING, DECREASE CHILDREN’S RISK

almost 85 percent of U.S. children from low-income families are chronically exposed to secondhand smoke – especially from maternal smoking. A new five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development awarded to th
VTDigger.org
added Jul 23, 2015 17:11
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Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie Helps Launch Campaign To Stop Pregnant Women Smoking

The campaign, called 'Mind The Bump' aims to highlight the dangers of smoking when pregnant and raise awareness of the risks of passive smoking from other family members. Ghadie, who is expecting her second child later this year, met women who have all
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 23, 2015 12:41
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Gender and race influence when teens start drinking, smoking and doing drugs

Cigarette use among white teenagers is substantially higher than among black and Hispanic teenagers, especially at 18 years old, according to Penn State researchers. Alcohol and marijuana use are also higher in white teenagers, and the numbers continue t
Penn State University
added Jul 22, 2015 15:27
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Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in Japanese women: A prospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the prognosis of breast cancer, breast cancer patients should be informed about the importance of smoking cessation in the clinical setting. Moreover, considering the higher risk of death for premenopausal patients with a long duration of smok
Cancer Science
added Jul 22, 2015 11:46
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[Japan] More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer

Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study that adds to a growing body of evidence highlighting the lethal effects of cigarettes. Among more than 800 women with breast cancer, those
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2015 11:44
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Young women increasingly attracted to social smoking

The researchers say that although any level of smoking is harmful to young women's health, light smoking has become more attractive among young females emerging into adulthood. "Yet, little is known about very light smoking in women in emerging adulthoo
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:36
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