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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

[UK] Factors Associated With Smoking Relapse in the Postpartum Period: An Analysis of the Child Health Surveillance System Data in Southeast England

Factors associated with early postpartum smoking relapse identified in this study, particularly breast feeding, high parity, and concurrent smoking by partner/other household member(s), may contribute to the development of effective and targeted intervent
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 12, 2012 10:04

This Is Your Child's Brain on Smoking

Smoking during pregnancy linked to different part of brain in memory tasks for children
added Sep 27, 2012 13:54

[Spain] Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Seems to Harm Baby, Too

Newborns' brain development shows effects of mothers' exposure to passive smoke, researchers say
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 19, 2012 14:14

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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