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[Texas] Salsa, dancing, cigars and music to be featured in benefit for Women In Need

Hot Havana Nights, a charity dinner and salsa showdown, is scheduled at 6 p.m. Sept. 30 inside the Emerald Ballroom, behind Landon Winery in downtown Greenville. The event is being presented by Women In Need (WIN) and will feature Latin cuisine, salsa m
Rockwall County (TX) Herald-Banner
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44

[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01

Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Increased Risk for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prenatal maternal smoking was associated with increased risk for TS/CT as well as TS/CT with comorbid psychiatric conditions, even after adjustment for several important variables, including maternal psychiatric history, socioeconomic status, and partner
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Sep 16, 2016 16:56

EDITORIAL: The Origins of Tourette Syndrome: Prenatal Risk Factors and the Promise of Birth Cohort Studies

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a clinically heterogeneous childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorder that affects neural circuits involved in sensory and motor processing as well as cognitive control. The etiology of TS is complex. Tic disorders cluster in fam
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Sep 16, 2016 16:55

[Denmark] Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy

Children born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for Tourette syndrome and other chronic tics, a new study suggests. Tics are repeated twitches, movements or sounds that people are unable to control. For the study, researchers
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2016 16:52
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[UK] Percentage of pregnant smokers in North-East 'lowest on record'

SMOKING rates among pregnant women in the North-East have fallen by nearly a third over the last six years thanks to a successful health initiative. Every woman in the North-East still smoking when they see a midwife is now given information about risks
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 16, 2016 16:19

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16

[UK] Revealed: Improved diagnosis for health

The 2016 Public Health Profile for Wigan, published this week, also highlights concerning figures relating to alcohol-related hospital admissions, teen pregnancies, obese infants and smoking-related deaths. In response, town hall health bosses have reit
Wigan Observer (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:40

[Asia] 23.9 million adults use tobacco in Pakistan

Around 23.9 million adults in Pakistan currently use tobacco in any form, out of which six per cent are women. According to a report, 15.6 million people smoke tobacco. Men between the ages of 15-49 are more likely to use tobacco as compared to women in
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02

[Australia] Pregnant women who smoke will be bribed to quit - with $50 shopping vouchers

Pregnant women are being offered shopping gift vouchers as an incentive to give up smoking as part of a university study. Dr Mai Frandsen, a research fellow from the Cancer Council of Tasmania and the University of Tasmania, said that although they ar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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