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Singapore looks to boost women's health

New women's health initiative to assist women in Singapore.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Sep 18, 2012 15:14
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[Spain] Passive smoking also affects neurodevelopment in babies

A new study shows that newborns that have been exposed to nicotine from both active and passive smoking mothers show poor physiological, sensory, motor and attention responses.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 14, 2012 20:02
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[Washington] Justin Dain Palmer Accused Of Pointing Gun At Pregnant Smoker

Palmer acknowledged confronting the woman but denied pulling a gun. Police say they found two semiautomatic .45-caliber handguns in his pickup's center console.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:15
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[India] 'Our tradition does not permit a lady to smoke'

In what can provoke a debate, the central government counsel has submitted before the Supreme Court that it is 'against the Indian tradition to permit a lady to smoke'. Government counsel V. Shekhar was referring to the producers of the film Heroine
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 5, 2012 02:27
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[France] FAST-MI: Young Women at Risk for MI

* Smoking and obesity seem to be the main drivers for more younger people in France, especially women, to have a first STEMI.
MedPage Today
added Aug 27, 2012 17:07
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[India] Roping in non-smokers to thwart use of tobacco

NAGPUR: School children, working women and other groups of non-smokers are being inspired by a city NGO to come up with ways to help smokers give up the addiction to tobacco products. Through awareness programmes at schools and government offices, Sadhana
Times of India
added Aug 20, 2012 02:38
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[Canada] Website helps pregnant smokers quit

PREGNETS (Prevention of Gestational and Neonatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke), which is developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, focuses on building a community of support with other women through the use of an online discussion
Canadian Press
added Aug 12, 2012 17:58
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[New Zealand] Henare disputes risks of pregnant women smoking

National MP Tau Henare has disputed the risks of pregnant women smoking and has described smokers as "the new lepers".
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 23:46
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Why smoking is 'BAD' for the Fallopian tube -- and increases the risk of ectopic pregnancy

The finding, from scientists led by Drs Andrew Horne and Colin Duncan at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh, UK, was described today at the annual meting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embr
EurekAlert
added Jul 3, 2012 13:48
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[California] Lung Cancer Death Rates among Young and Middle-aged White Women Climb in Some States

New Analysis Points to Tobacco Control Efforts or Lack Thereof as Likely Cause
American Cancer Society
added Jun 27, 2012 13:17
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