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[New York] Upstate NY adults more likely to smoke than adults in rest of the state and nation / An Affordable Care Act provision supports smokers who have resolved to quit

Excellus BCBS's "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults" reports that smoking costs New York state more than $15.6 billion (2014 dollars) each year in direct medical costs and economic productivity losses.
readMedia
added Dec 19, 2014 02:09
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[Australia] Significant number of women still smoking while pregnant: birth rate report

THOMAS ORITI: The dangers of smoking during pregnancy are well established and today's findings further the point. About 6 per cent of babies were born with a low birth-weight - that's less than 2.5 kilograms - but the rate doubled for mothers who smoke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:17
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Number of babies born in Australia increases for first time in five years: birth rate report

The AIHW figures show smoking during pregnancy was reported by more than 12 per cent of all mothers in 2012 and in almost 35 per cent of teenage mothers. Almost half of Indigenous mothers reported smoking during pregnancy.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:15
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1 in 8 Japanese women too thin, survey says

The figures reflect slow progress in the implementation of measures against secondhand smoke, despite growing calls to accommodate non-smokers ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:59
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[Armenia] Number of women smoking in public places has also gone up

The results of the Public Awareness about the Harmful Impact of the Use of Cigarettes and Second-Hand Smoking Program were presented on December 5. As the PR Service of the Youth Foundation of Armenia reports to "ArmenPress", the program was carried out b
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:16
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[Asia, India] Elderly woman shot dead over cigarette shortage

When Mishro Devi checked her store for cigarettes, she didn't find any. When she told him, the man allegedly lost his temper and opened fire at the woman.
India TV (Independent News Service)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:17
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[Asia, India] Age of initiation for smoking comes down from 13 years to 9 in dist

The number of people smoking in the district has increased while the age of initiation into smoking has come down, a study by the ministry of health and family welfare pointed out. The study, which was carried out with the support of international instit
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2014 17:34
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[Europe, USA] Corrections: December 7, 2014

misstated the comparative risk of contracting lung cancer for smokers and nonsmokers who use the product. The risk is 15 to 30 times greater, not 15 to 30 percent greater. The article also misstated the rates of smoking in the European Union and United S
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2014 13:04
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New research shows risk of breast cancer is greater when women smoke before having their first child

Research presented yesterday at the World Cancer Congress shows that one in eleven breast cancer cases in mothers can be prevented if women do not smoke before having their first child. With the majority of female smokers starting before their first preg
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:16
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[UK] Ashington Woman Urges Mums-To-Be To Quit Smoking

Three years ago, 31 year old Sophie Jones, from Ashington, suffered every pregnant woman's nightmare when she lost her baby boy, Korey, to a still birth. Now 20 weeks pregnant, Sophie has quit smoking once and for all to protect her unborn baby girl w
Heart (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:27
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