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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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[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47
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[Denmark] One in nine Danish women smoke during pregnancy

According to Dorte Bertelsen, a midwife at Rigshospital in Copenhagen, a foetus cannot get enough oxygen when its mother smokes and it negatively affects the baby’s weight and development of organs. “Pregnancy usually motivates people to stop smoking, s
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06
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New York Today: Making It Official

On this day, in 1908...City Council passed the Sullivan Ordinance, which...made it illegal for anyone managing or owning “a public place”...to allow women to smoke...vetoed two weeks later by Mayor McClellan...one woman did get arrested...Katie Mulcahey.
New York Times
added Jan 21, 2016 15:38
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