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Maternal smoking: a life course blood pressure determinant?

study showed that exposure to maternal smoking- before pregnancy, during pregnancy and 4 years after delivery- was associated with a systolic BP-raising effect in children at the age of 4. The findings of this study add an important insight to the need to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Asia, India] Cough, cough: Women smokers have come a long way baby

The percentage of female smokers above the age of 15 years has shown no difference from 1980 to 2012. But India has the second largest number of female smokers just behind USA. A study titled Smoking Prevalance and Cigarette consumption in 187 Countries
New Indian Express (in)
added May 31, 2017 14:18
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking by pregnant women damages the liver cells of their unborn babies

A NEW stem cell study has revealed the disturbing damage that smoking cigarettes while pregnant can do to unborn babies. An Edinburgh University-led research team has developed a way to monitor the long-term effects on liver tissue of pregnant women smo
TheNational.scot (uk)
added May 30, 2017 02:56
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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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[Pennsylvania] What You Need to Know If Your Partner Smokes​

As part of an ongoing research partnership with the an Amish community in Pennsylvania, researchers... Turns out, even the trace amounts of smoke you’re breathing in while around a smoker can do real damage. Men exposed to secondhand smoke showed higher
Men's Health Magazine
added May 9, 2017 13:47
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[Pennsylvania] Secondhand Smoke Ups Heart Disease in Unique Group of Female Nonsmokers – Amish Women

The research, conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, found that women who were exposed to secondhand smoke had a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, while men exposed to secondhand smoke tended to have a higher bo
Newswise
added May 9, 2017 13:44
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

on 8 March, International Women’s Day...IWD was exploited as an opportunity by both [BAT] and [PMI] to take to social media and post corporate feel-good content tagged with the #beboldforchange theme. PMI included a 2-min video (14 000 views 24 hours aft
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:47
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from social taboo to target market: how tobacco use became a women’s issue

something interesting happened after the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report confirming the link between smoking and cancer in 1964. In the years following the release of the report, the smoking rate among men dropped from 52 percent to 38 percent betw
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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LGB teens smoke at higher rates study finds

“Gender does matter in tobacco use among sexual minority youth,” said lead study author Dr. Hongying Dai of Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Missouri in Kansas City. While some previous research has found teens who aren’t heterosexual ten
Washington (DC) Blade
added Apr 2, 2017 01:42
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Smoking-Cessation Assistance: Before and After Stage 1 Meaningful Use Implementation

Findings suggest that incentives for MU of EHRs increase the odds of smoking assessment and cessation assistance, which could lead to decreased smoking rates among vulnerable populations. Continued efforts for provision of cessation assistance among preg
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32
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