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[UK] Deadly legacy of trying to appear seductive in the 1970s: Record numbers of women suffering from lung cancer after being lured into smoking by adverts

They were lured to start smoking in their thousands by advertisements that promised to make them look glamorous and independent. Now record numbers of women are suffering the legacy of 1970s commercials – and tragically are developing lung cancer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:24
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[UK] Number of women in South Derbyshire smoking at birth above national rate

THE number of women in South Derbyshire still smoking up to the time of giving birth is much higher than the national average, new statistics have revealed. Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 14.4 per cent of pregnant
Burton Mail (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:43
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Who's Addicted To What? The First Worldwide Guide

in the June edition of the journal Addiction. The researchers collected data on how many people use alcohol, tobacco and drugs, how often they use it and the harm it does....More than a billion people, or 20 percent of the human race, smoke tobacco...."W
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:38
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Program gives Missouri pregnant women diapers as incentive to quit smoking

The southeast Missouri hospital is one of six sites across the state chosen to participate in Baby & Me: Tobacco Free, a program that supports pregnant women’s commitment to quit smoking by promising a much-coveted commodity for new moms — diapers — if t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 22, 2015 21:19
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Pollution May Age the Brain

They used data recorded at monitoring sites on exposure to PM 2.5 — tiny particulate matter that easily penetrates the lungs. Each increase of 3.49 micrograms per cubic centimeter cumulative exposure to pollutants was associated with a 6.23 cubic centime
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 22, 2015 16:16
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[Sweden, UK] Men who live to 100 healthier than women: Male centenarians found to be less affected by serious illnesses

Another surprising finding was that six per cent of centenarians are still smoking after having received a telegram from the Queen... More women had been smokers during their lifetime 85 per cent of women compared to 61 per cent of men.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:40
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Associations of lifetime active and passive smoking with spontaneous abortion, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of historical data from the Women's Health Initiative [FREE FULL TEXT]

Women who were ever-smokers during their reproductive years had significantly greater estimates of risk for spontaneous abortion, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy. Never-smoking women with the highest levels of lifetime exposure to SHS had significa
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2015 07:28
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[UK] The town where a QUARTER of pregnant women light up: Blackpool has highest rates of smoking mothers, while London has the lowest

New NHS figures reveal, 27.2 per cent of women were smokers at the time of birth in 2014/15, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) said. This contrasted with Westminster in central London at the other end of the spectrum, where just 2.1 p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:05
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[UK] North East has highest proportion of women who smoke during pregnancy

Statistics published today (Thursday, June 18) by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that while the national average of pregnant women smoking is 11.4 per cent, in the North East it is 18 per cent.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:04
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[UK] Much work needed to reduce numbers of district's smoking mums-to-be, health chiefs admit

THE number of women in the Bradford district smoking during the final stages of pregnancy fell slightly last year, but the figure remained stubbornly high compared to the national average. Statistics released yesterday showed that 1,239 pregnant women
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:04
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