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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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[Asia, China] Cigarette smoking associated with lower risk for gout in men

In an Asian cohort of men, cigarette smoking was associated with a lower risk for developing gout, but no differences in risk were observed in women, according to recently published research.
Healio.com
added Aug 12, 2016 12:54
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[American Samoa] students from north carolina and indiana earn 2016 alma adams scholarships youth activism grants/scholarships

truth Initiative® is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations. Cheyenne Wagi and Jacob Hojnacki were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2016 20:57
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[Asia, India] 'Women in Indore slums use tobacco to tackle workload, hunger'

found that around 35% women in urban slums of Indore consume tobacco in varied forms, with 25.14% consuming tobacco to suppress hunger and increase productivity at workplace. With a sample size of 1,000, the MPVHA survey was conducted after speaking to wo
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 27, 2016 15:05
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[Finland] Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes -- called subarachnoid hemorrhages -- are eight times more common among women who smoke more than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 21, 2016 22:42
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Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported

A significantly higher percentage of American women may be smoking while pregnant than researchers have previously believed, a new study suggests. The finding is based on urine tests that can measure nicotine exposure compared to what pregnant women rep
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2016 17:28
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Marijuana Use and Its Effects in Pregnancy

while marijuana exposure alone was not associated with significant perinatal adverse outcomes, co-use with cigarette smoking rendered increased risk over either alone. Due to observed prevalence of concurrent cigarette and marijuana use, it is of likely i
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
added Jun 10, 2016 16:16
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[Asia, India] More women take to smoking under the garb of being modern and independent

While it is imperative that women's empowerment continues, attention must be paid to its potential link to increased smoking among women and to the ways in which the tobacco industry is capitalising on societal changes to target them.
Firstpost.com (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:19
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[Finland, UK] Schizophrenia link to smoking during pregnancy found

Research in Finland found that the more women were exposed to nicotine the greater chance they had of having a child affected by the severe mental illness. Signs of heavy nicotine exposure in a mother's blood were associated with a 38% increased likelih
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:40
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
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