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[Australia] Smoking cessation vital to improved Aboriginal birth outcomes

with smoking rates in Aboriginal people three times those of the non-Aboriginal community, proactive smoking cessation campaigns must be stepped up for this population in particular, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:05
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[Ghana] Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world. Southeast Asia has the highest regional prevalence of tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01
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[Asia, Korea - South] Virginia S. Superslim gets modern look

The new packaging is simpler and more modern, centering on the tobacco leaf icon that has been the design base for the Virginia Superslim series. The new cigarette packaging also has curved edges for a better grip ― the first such design in the local t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:50
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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
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A systematic review of the quality of reporting in published smoking cessation trials for pregnant women: an explanation for the evidence-practice gap?

Current standards of reporting of intervention content and implementation are suboptimal. The use of smoking cessation specific checklists for reporting of trials, standard reporting using behaviour change taxonomies, and the publication of protocols as
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:43
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Smoking during pregnancy affects future grandkids' growth

found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence, with increased lean mass, grip strength and cardiovascular fitness. When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked,
ANI (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:34
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[Italy] Small study suggests suggesting that if women quit smoking, they will think they get bigger breasts

our results indicate that over half of the participants reported breast increase at 6 months… Further studies are needed to verify this hypothesis; if confirmed, the data could be used as a new motivational tool adding to those already known, such as bett
Improbable Research
added Aug 16, 2014 21:25
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[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14
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Michele Roberts, N.B.A. Union's New Leader, Confronts Gender Barriers

In the mid-1990s, while she was representing the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds, she quit smoking, friends said, as a personal demonstration that it was a voluntary act given her client’s interests.
New York Times
added Aug 16, 2014 15:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39
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