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[Kentucky] Women's Equality Day and Smoking

As we celebrate the anniversary of women's right to vote on August 26... It is not by accident that tobacco use has increased to the point of creating an epidemic... Smokefree Women (http://women.smokefree.gov), a web site tailored for women, provides in
Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent
added Aug 27, 2015 14:21
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Report: Smoking age raised in California leads to tremendous Medi-Cal savings

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation is today releasing a report analyzing the near-term fiscal impact of raising the tobacco sales age in California to 21. The report focuses entirely on two pregnancy-related outcomes: low birth-weight and premat
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:11
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Resurgence of anorexic symptoms during smoking cessation in patients with a history of anorexia nervosa: An unseen problem?—Report of two cases

This report describes a resurgence of anorexic symptoms during a smoking cessation program in two patients with a history of anorexia nervosa. These two events were identified among patients lost to follow-up by using a strategy implemented to limit early
International Journal of Eating Disorders
added Aug 26, 2015 23:12
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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37
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[UK] Women are more likely to give up cigarettes for vaping: More than half of users are now female as growing numbers look to kick the habit

a survey of 36,000 customers in spring 2015 by the vaping brand VIP showed that 53 per cent of users were female. Some experts fear that the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes could glamorise the act of smoking, with many celebrities, such as Kate Moss
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 18:51
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[UK] Shocking statistics show pregnant Leeds smokers are failing to kick the habit

More than half of all pregnant women in Leeds who pledged to stop smoking lost touch with stop smoking services or continued the habit last year. According to new data released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, of the 144 pregnant women
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:01
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One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say...A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women and several other cancers in male smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2015 13:33
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[UK] More than one in ten new mums at Southend Hospital are smokers

NHS Castle Point and Rochford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is raising awareness of the serious health problems that smoking during pregnancy can cause both for the mother and child. Pregnancy-related health problems linked to smoking during pregna
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:50
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The world's most dangerous women: Rare vintage photos chart the antics of the 'adventuresses and tough dames' of the early 20th century

Peter Cohen's incredible 60,000-strong collection of photos of 'dangerous women' - some of which have now been parlayed into a book of the same name. Along with a series of smokers and sharpshooters, the collection also includes women indulging in more s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:37
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Adolescents’ exposure to tobacco and alcohol content in YouTube music videos [FREE FULL TEXT]

most frequently observed alcohol, tobacco and electronic cigarette brands were...Marlboro and E-Lites....music videos watched by a large number of British adolescents, particularly girls, include significant tobacco and alcohol content, including branding
Addiction
added Aug 17, 2015 08:48
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