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[Canada, New York] Smoking when pregnant increases risk of obese kids

A joint study between researchers at Brock University and the State University of New York at Buffalo found that babies exposed to cigarette smoke in the womb were gaining weight faster than they should have by the time they were two years old, said Dani
St. Catharines (ON) Standard (ca)
added May 7, 2017 19:59
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shisha smoking by women leading to divorce

said that the smoking of shisha or hookah has become very popular among young Saudi women in the last five years, either in cafés, or at home. Many Saudi women do not mind smoking, even with family. Seen as a way to attract customers, Nawfil said dealers
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 7, 2016 05:19
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[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16
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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate [FREE FULL TEXT]

If electronic cigarettes are to play a beneficial role in strategies to end the tobacco epidemic without causing unintended harm, steps to protect the health of millions of pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents are needed. Because nicotine e
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 24, 2015 13:36
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[UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Never let it be said that public health campaigners attack smokers

The delightful Social Change UK have come up with a new campaign, one so hideously warped and imperious that one ponders the fact if it were a group of people other than vapers and smokers being singled out that it wouldn't somehow fall foul of our ridic
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:32
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U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

"The good news is that lung cancer rates are declining. However, it's not as clear for certain subtypes, and we are not exactly sure of the reasons... The increase in adenocarcinoma may be due to people smoking low-tar, low-nicotine -- so-called light --
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 11, 2014 13:06
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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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Dumb in the Duma? Shock in Russia Over Lawmakers' 'Absurd' Bills

Russian lawmakers insist though that they are deadly serious. Ivan Nikitchuk, a Communist Party deputy, vigorously defended his bill to ban smoking for women under 40 and in the presence of children under 14. "We don't want to ban everything," the 70-y
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jun 25, 2014 21:46
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LETTER: Response to secondhand smoking debate

On March 12, Doug Kneibert contributed a column that appeared to change the discussion related to the health risks of exposure to secondhand smoke. ... First, the study was not done by the National Cancer Institute. The information came from a presentat
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Apr 1, 2014 20:37
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