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[Africa, Zimbabwe] More women venture into tobacco farming

There is a 57 percent increase in the number of women who sold tobacco this marketing season, as compared to the 2016 tobacco marketing season. At least 11 000 women sold their tobacco this season compared to 7 000 last season. Ephiphania Chigora (25) a
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 25, 2017 01:12
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Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

"Other studies suggest possible explanations for the higher COPD burden women in the U.S. have," said Goel, "including the growing number of women who smoke, the increased severity of symptoms they may experience and longer life expectancy."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2017 23:00
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[Asia, India] Tobacco causes infertility, say doctors

Doctors on Saturday said consumption of tobacco products such as smoking causes infertility in both males and females.Fertility experts have said tobacco and other types of narcotics can also cause occurrence of early menopause in women. According to the
The Hans India (in)
added May 24, 2017 02:20
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use differs among subgroups of sexual minority youth, with lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to
Pediatrics
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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Smoking cessation 4 years prior to RA diagnosis associated with reduced mortality risk

enrolled 121,701 registered nurses in 1976 who answered questionnaires every 2 years. Among the nurses, 938 had incident rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There were 8,951 matched controls. Among those who smoked at baseline, 40% of participants with RA permane
Healio.com
added May 19, 2017 21:36
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[UK] Countdown to standard packaging — how the tobacco industry uses packaging to target women and girls

. In order to entice the next generation of smokers, brands like Silk Cut produced a line of Superslims which were developed to target to women and teenage girls. The new rules on standardised “plain” packaging puts a stop to these techniques in the UK.
ASH London (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:38
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[Spain, USA] More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight [FREE FULL TEXT]

Given that in 2015, 9.62% of live births in the United States were premature, and...prematurity was the leading cause of mortality for children <5 years old, it is time to close the gap and advocate for comprehensive smoking bans in all states and countri
Pediatrics
added May 19, 2017 12:37
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Swedish snus can be as damaging to the fetus as smoking

a new thesis from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that using snus while pregnant carries the same level of risk as smoking as regards to stillbirth, preterm birth, cleft lip and palate, and neonatal apnea. However, it pays off to quit using snus ear
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 16, 2017 14:31
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[UK] Here's what health chiefs are doing to stop pregnant women smoking in Stockton and Hartlepool

They recently secured funding to help to further reduce smoking among pregnant women and their families, which will be spent on educational materials and will fund a project worker to work with families to try and offer motivational support.
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] National action plan for tobacco control demanded

civil society organisations on Thursday called for the formulation of a national action plan for the strict countrywide enforcement of anti-smoking laws and establishment of provincial tobacco control cells. They also urged the federal and provincial gov
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:32
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