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[Africa] Malawi sex workers win the lotto at tobacco markets

Despite crying foul over getting less from their tobacco sales, most farmers seem to care less on how much to spend and spare on beer and short time relationship with commercial sex workers.
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:25
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Inequities in Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Women of Reproductive Age

Nine percent of women reported workplace secondhand smoke exposure. Prevalence decreased with increasing age, education, and earnings. Workplace secondhand smoke exposure was associated with chemical exposure (
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 26, 2015 12:55
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] 38 percent of men,1.4 percent of women in Malaysia are smokers - Subramaniam

He said in absolute number, a total of 20,000 Malaysian had passed away annually as a result of their smoking habit. "The highest number of smokers among men is between 15 to 24 age group," he said in keynote address on 'Smoking Cessation in Malaysia' K
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15
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[UK] Special report: Barking and Dagenham has among highest rates of smoking during pregnancy

The calls come as an investigation reveals the health of hundreds of unborn children every year is at risk from their mothers smoking cigarettes. This can lead to miscarriage, premature birth, low birth weight and other complications that disadvantage a
Barking & Dagenham Post (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:32
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[Asia, India] `Female tobacco users double in 15 years'

The number of women consuming tobacco products has doubled over 15 years, according to a report by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). While only 10% of women consumed tobacco products during the mid and late-1990s, the number has increased to
Times of India
added Apr 20, 2015 14:34
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[Asia] India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

The bidis outsell their filtered, paper-bound rivals by eight to one, giving the industry's bosses a financial and political clout that critics say accounts for the recent shelving of plans for larger health warnings...more than 70 percent of the workers
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:28
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New research finds smoking and mother's genetics combine to increase likelihood of twins

African American mothers who smoke and have a genetic profile that includes a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) of the TP53 gene have an increased likelihood of having twins, concluded a team of researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:30
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[Asia] China Rolls Out New Blueprints for Anti-Smoking

China continues to show its determination to eradicate smoking among its citizens as April 2015 sees Beijing open a public vote to select one of the three "no smoking" hand signals and Shanghai has its sights set on passing a law against smoking indoors.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:02
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Want to quit smoking? Steer clear of beautiful women, study finds

smokers who want to quit the habit should refrain from viewing photos of attractive women, since this could put them in an immediate-gratification state of mind, leading to reduced self-control over smoking, according to a research paper by a Taiwanese sc
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:10
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Breastfeeding May Help Women Who Smoke Avoid Relapse After Giving Birth

Published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the study found while women reduced the amount they smoked during their pregnancies, they relapsed to more than half their preconception smoking levels by the nine months after giving birth. Women who
Medical Daily
added Apr 17, 2015 16:17
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