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Cancer Society reports reveals a susceptibility to lung cancer among Chinese Women

death rates due to cancer vary among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs), with Chinese women, in particular, being more susceptible to lung cancer compared to other subgroups.
Patient Daily
added Dec 13, 2018 04:28

[Ireland] Educated pregnant 'secret smokers' put babies at risk

A significant number of pregnant women in Ireland may be "secret smokers", leaving their baby at risk of being malnourished. A new study of a group of mothers-to-be attending the Coombe Maternity Hospital in Dublin found several were reluctant to disclose
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:52

The link between smoking, gender, and COPD diagnosed prevalence

. In countries where the tobacco smoking rate among women is relatively similar to that among men, such as the US (28% in men and 24% in women in 2009 as reported by the World Health Organization) and Australia (22% in men and 19% in women in 2009), the p
Hospital Management (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:28
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ARCHIVE: Big Tobacco’s Spin on Women’s Liberation

The Times published an article the next day on the Easter Parade, with headline saying in part, “Group of Girls Puff at Cigarettes as a Gesture of ‘Freedom'” “Within a year, it became acceptable for woman to smoke outside,” Dr. Jackler said. The cigarett
New York Times
added Dec 11, 2018 22:38

The manipulation of the American mind: Edward Bernays and the birth of public relations

While promoting cigarettes as soothing and slimming, Bernays, it seems, was aware of some of the early studies linking smoking to cancer. Bernays used the same techniques on children. To convince kids that bathing could be fun, he sponsored soap sculptur
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 11, 2018 22:26

ARCHIVE: How tobacco companies have used women’s history and equality struggles to sell cigarettes

, there have been many examples of tobacco marketing carrying “torches of freedom” in themes of women’s empowerment and liberation. Here, we rounded up 10 examples from the early to late 20th century. Images courtesy of Stanford Research into the Impact o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 11, 2018 22:18

Cigarettes Advertising Themes » Targeting Women » Let's Smoke Girls

American Tobacco Company organized marches of women carrying Torches of Freedom (i.e., cigarettes) down New York s 5th Avenue to emphasize their emancipation. The tobacco industry also sponsored training sessions to teach women how to smoke, and compe
Stanford Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising (SRITA)
added Dec 11, 2018 21:54
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ARCHIVE: From social taboo to “torch of freedom”: the marketing of cigarettes to women [FREE FULL TEXT]

the way in which the tobacco industry capitalised on changing social attitudes towards women by promoting smoking as a symbol of emancipation, a “torch of freedom”. This message is still being promoted today by the tobacco industry around the world, parti
British Medical Journal
added Dec 11, 2018 21:48

WHITE: Drinking, smoking, carousing: Why 'Baby, It’s Cold Outside' is actually a feminist anthem

When women opted to smoke...they were placing a toe in the men’s world, they were boldly challenging social norms, realizing they would face public scorn, and choosing to light up anyway...she asks for another cigarette. Good for her.
USA Today
added Dec 11, 2018 19:37

[Australia, Philippines] Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the large numbers of men who still smoke.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 11, 2018 03:56
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