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[New York] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC Bans Women Smoking

1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette League. At the time, a number of cities had ban
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2017 03:00

[UK] Preconception care: dietary and lifestyle advice

Cigarette smoking releases much more nicotine than NRT, in addition to toxins like carbon monoxide and lead. NRT should only be offered to women who are planning pregnancy, but have tried and failed to stop smoking, as NRT is considered to be much safer t
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:02
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Worried About HIV and Aging? The First Thing to Do Is Stop Smoking

They found that 54% of people with HIV were smokers. That's in contrast with just 15% of the general population of the United States. There are people out there who are anxious about the impact HIV has on the aging process, but who continue to smoke. Thi
The Body (Body Health Resources Corporation)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34

[UK] Famous faces offer support to quit smoking

Men are being targeted through the ‘Kick the Ciggies’ campaign at focused around football which features Everton Football Club, along with Liverpool FC legend Jamie Carragher offering encouragement on the game plan and tactics
Liverpool Express (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:20

[Russia, District of Columbia] Smoking Baroness causes a stir at White House

On Jan. 12, 1910, at a White House dinner hosted by President William Howard Taft, Baroness Rosen, wife of the Russian ambassador, caused a stir by requesting and smoking a cigarette — it was, apparently, the first time a woman had smoked openly during a
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03

Secondhand smoke during childhood may boost miscarriage risk

Nonsmoking women who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children may have an increased risk of a miscarriage, a Chinese study suggests. Although they had never been smokers themselves, women in the study who lived with two or more smokers as a child had
added Jan 11, 2017 21:08

New York Today

And Finally... Nearly 110 years ago, New York City made it illegal for women to smoke in public. “Will the ladies rebel, as the ladies of New Amsterdam did when Peter Stuyvesant ordered them to wear broad flounces?” one New York Times article asked in
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2017 13:07

[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] No smoking campaign warns women of ruining their looks

Tobacco and Narcotics Combat Charity Society (Kafa) in the Red Sea city of Jeddah told the students that smoking was bad for their health and for their appearances. Under the “Do Not Spoil Your Beauty” campaign, the girls are given presentations on the ne
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:40
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[UK] Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England April 2015 to March 2016 (PDF)

In 2015/16, 10.6 per cent of mothers were recorded as smokers at the time of delivery which is lower than 2014/15 (11.4%). This continues the steady year-on-year decline in the percentage of women smoking at the time of delivery from 15.1 per cent in 2006
added Jan 10, 2017 16:54
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[UK] Over 65,000 expectant mums still smoking during pregnancy smoking during pregnancy

Recent data has shown that over 65,000 women in England continue to smoke during pregnancy, despite numerous public health warnings. The data from Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England, published by the Health & Social Care Information Cent
Essex Baby (uk)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:46
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