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[Asia] Tobacco Consumption High among Indian Females: Government

The use of smokeless forms of tobacco is more prevalent (18.4 percent) among females than smoking forms (2.9 percent), Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan pointed out in Rajya Sabha. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (
International Business Times
added Jul 29, 2014 01:46
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Men Pay 38% More for Life Insurance Than Women, Smokers Pay 235% More Than Non-Smokers Age is Another Key Factor; Rates Rise Sharply After Age 35

according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. The gap grows with age: for example, 25-year-old men pay 25% more than 25-year-old women for the same policy. At age 45, men pay 32% more than women, and at age 65, the gap grows to 40%.
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2014 00:40
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Smoking mothers may alter the DNA of their children

Pregnant women who smoke don’t just harm the health of their baby—they may actually impair their child’s DNA, according to new research. The finding may explain why the children of smokers continue to suffer health complications later in life.
Science
added Jul 28, 2014 21:22
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[UK] South Tyneside’s pregnant smokers shame

A QUARTER of women in South Tyneside were still smoking at the time they give birth, according to recent figures. The data, published last month, showed that the number of women using cigarettes in the later stages of pregnancy was more than twice the n
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 17:21
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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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[Denmark] Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

The new study also hints -- but doesn't prove -- that nicotine-replacement products used during pregnancy, such as patches and gum, could pose the same risk to children. Still, this study suggests that nicotine itself, not just tobacco, may be a hazard d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2014 12:58
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay: Anti-Tobacco Measures Have Led to 22% Drop in Heart Attacks

Since strong anti-tobacco measures were instituted in the small South American nation in 2006, there has been a historic fall in heart attacks and other conditions linked to tobacco use. Winston Abascal, the director of the Public Health Ministry's Progr
InSerbia (rs)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:02
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Reynolds Tobacco Merger Is Biggest Deal Led by Female CEO

The transaction also was the largest deal ever orchestrated by a woman: Reynolds Chief Executive Officer Susan Cameron. The event represents a milestone for female executives, even if it’s been slow in coming, said Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, a professor at
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 16, 2014 21:20
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[UK-Wales] More pregnant women smoke in Wales than in other parts of UK

TOO many women are still smoking while pregnant, paediatricians have warned, with Wales having the highest rates of smoking in pregnancy than other nations in the UK. The warning comes as the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) unveils
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 05:16
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[UK, UK-Wales] Too many pregnant women smoking, says child mortality report

Too many women are still smoking while pregnant, paediatricians have warned. It comes as the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) unveils its first report on the causes of child mortality in Wales. Wales has higher rates of pregnant wo
BBC Online
added Jul 15, 2014 05:13
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