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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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Smoking during pregnancy

Here are the top things you need to know about smoking during pregnancy: Smoking during pregnancy can cause problems for your baby, like premature birth. If you’re pregnant, don’t smoke and stay away from secondhand and thirdhand smoke. If you need he
March of Dimes
added Feb 10, 2016 18:13
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Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report

Despite the potential risks to their baby's health, roughly one in 10 women smoke in the three months before getting pregnant, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday. And only one-quarter of those women quit before they become pregnant, the researcher
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 10, 2016 18:11
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Smoking ban sees 40 per cent cut in heart attacks in UK since 2007 law was introduced

Major research suggests that the introduction of a smoking ban has resulted in a significant fall in the number of people suffering from heart attacks as the result of passive smoking
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:45
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[UK-Scotland] Number of 15-year-old Scottish smokers falls by two thirds

From a peak of 29 per cent in 1996, the proportion dropped to just 9 per cent in 2013...show the impact of health policies including a rise in the age of sale for tobacco from 16 to 18 in 2007 and the introduction of the Tobacco Retailer Register in 2010
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:11
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Indian Women Seeking Jobs Confront Taboos and Threats

using the old phrase “Hookah-pani bandh,” a sanction that dates back to medieval times, when sharing a water-pipe packed with tobacco was the prerogative of adult men...all seven women would be outcasts — symbolically denied the hookah, as well as pani, w
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2016 19:45
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[Europe, UK] Britain's death toll for women's lung cancer is worst in the EU despite 'encouraging' downward trend in deaths from all types of the disease

More women will die from lung cancer in the UK this year than in any other EU country, a study found – because they took up the habit earlier. Researchers looked at death rates from all cancers in the 28 EU member states where Britain, France, Germany, I
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 15:59
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For Breast Cancer Patients, Never Too Late To Quit Smoking

a large study of breast cancer survivors has found that those who quit smoking after their diagnosis had a 33 percent lower risk of death as a result of breast cancer than those who continued to smoke. The study involved more than 20,600 women with brea
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:24
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[UK] If you’re going to drink alcohol, make it part of a Mediterranean diet: It’s 'not the amount you drink but the manner in which you drink it that counts’

Some studies such as the Million Women Study (which really did involve well over a million women) found no increased risk of these cancers for women drinking up to two units a day, so long as they were non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38
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Photonumeric scale determines perioral wrinkling associated with female gender, smoking

“After the periorbital area, the mouth area may be the second most important cosmetic unit of the face,” the researchers concluded. “Our data provide added incentive for women to quit smoking to prevent severe wrinkling in this area.” – by Bruce Thiel
Healio.com
added Jan 22, 2016 23:53
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