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[Indiana] Smoking ranks as the number one cause of COPD

In June, the American Lung Association released a disheartening report about the rise of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in women. The report showed that women are 37 percent more likely to have COPD than men and account for more than half of all d
Goshen (IN) News
added Sep 26, 2013 01:24

[Europe, India] WHO chief accuses tobacco giant of 'sabotaging' EU health bill

The World Health Organisation chief on Wednesday accused tobacco giant Philip Morris of seeking to "sabotage" a proposed EU measure to clamp down on tobacco industry marketing aimed at women and youngsters. The planned Tobacco Products Directive, or TPD,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2013 14:05

[UK] Smoking and pregnancy: understanding the risks

– Smoking during pregnancy presents numerous serious negative consequences for both mother and baby, which extend from birth through to childhood – There is evidence that many pregnant women want to quit and would like support to do so – Every contact
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 15:52

[Illinois] Cigars and Stripes owner says two-way mirror in women's bathroom just a joke

Lottz recently found himself the subject of international scorn for having a two-way mirror in the woman's washroom of his Berwyn bar. Lottz said he was surprised, and a little hurt, that people didn't get the joke.
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added May 1, 2015 13:46

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea's halting anti-smoking efforts

Things only began to change in the early 2000s, when Kim Jong Il decided to start a massive anti-smoking campaign...North Koreans are exposed to the view of Kim Jong Un, who is said to be a chain-smoker. He is often shown with cigarettes (usually, his fav
NK News
added Dec 5, 2015 17:59

Smoking Can Increase X-Ray Damage in People with Ankylosing Spondylitis by as Much as Five Times

Smoking can increase the effect of inflammation on X-ray damage in people with ankylosing spondylitis by as much as five times. And, the increase is as much as 13 times higher in men with the disease who smoke than women who don’t smoke, according to rese
added Oct 26, 2013 19:47

[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01

Russians don't cut down on cigarettes but learn to avoid no-smoking areas - poll

The number of smokers in Russia has not declined over the past year. A third of the country's population still smoke (34 percent now vs. 35 percent in 2014), the All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center (VTsIOM) has said.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:51

[Bangladesh] Rising tobacco use sparks concerns

The tobacco control law of 2005 provides for bans on advertising, promotion and sponsorship, smoking in public places and public transports and requirements for warning on cigarette packets. However, direct tobacco advertising had been banned only for sm
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:46

[Greece] Prenatal Second-Hand Smoke Exposure and Gross Motor Development ($$)

Investigators from multiple international sites conducted a prospective cohort study to assess the effects of prenatal exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) in Greek mothers on neurodevelopment in their offspring at 18 months of age. Study participants inc
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Oct 1, 2015 21:48
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