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Reynolds' strategies to reduce youth smoking featured at conference

Initiatives by Reynolds American Inc. and its operating companies to reduce youth tobacco use and access were featured at the recent annual conference of the National Foundation For Women Legislators.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2012 00:16

Smoking Doubles Women’s Sudden Death Risk

Smoking cigarettes may more than double a woman’s risk of sudden cardiac death. But quitting can reduce that risk significantly over time, according to a new study.
added Dec 11, 2012 18:12

Lung Cancer And African Americans: Know The Facts

Fortunately, there is also some good news: because of changes in smoking patterns, the rate of lung cancer has been declining among African American men since the mid-1980s and has been stable among African American women since 1990.
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2012 07:14

'Smoke Baby' Sends Powerful Anti-Smoking Message

Burlington, Vermont-based Kelliher Samets Volk has developed a simple and powerful anti-smoking message for the Vermont Department of Public Health. Called Smoke Baby, the work is just that; an image of a baby in utero created from smoke.
added Nov 26, 2012 16:29

Tobacco CEO says female chiefs not a commodity

Imperial Tobacco Group chief executive officer Alison Cooper, one of two remaining women in charge of the U.K.'s biggest 100 listed companies, said the dearth of female leaders "needs to be sorted" without resorting to gender quotas.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:43

Women Who Quit Smoking Do Live Longer

* Life expectancy was dramatically improved among participants in Great Britain's Million Women Study who quit smoking compared with continuous smokers, confirming the previously uncertain benefits of smoking cessation in women. * Note that deaths from
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2012 08:23

[New Jersey] Woman smoker seriously burned after she set fire to hair while lighting cigarette

The smoker called 911 after her hair went up in flames just before 4.30pm yesterday at her Butler apartment.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2012 13:01

Alcoholism Shortens Life More Than Smoking: Study

New research suggests that people who are alcohol-dependent, particularly women, may be cutting their lives even shorter than smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2012 01:55

[Russia] Medvedev Declares 'War Against Smoking'

In a video address posted on his blog, Medvedev attacked tobacco firms for “endangering the lives of our children” and criticized the Yeltsin government for allowing foreign tobacco corporations to invest . . . U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney m
Moscow Times (ru)
added Oct 16, 2012 23:20

Childhood asthma induced by maternal smoking may pass on to many generations

Virender Rehan, M.D., principal investigator at The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), focuses on understanding the detrimental effects of maternal smoking, not only on the exposed offspring but also on th
ANI (in)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:15
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