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[UK, USA] Smoking 'increases risk of breast cancer in older women by almost a fifth'

US scientists who tracked the progress of around 186,000 women aged 50 to 71 found that those who smoked were 19% more likely to develop breast cancer than those who had never smoked. Women who once smoked but then kicked the habit were still 7% more at
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:03
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[Korea - South] 3 in 10 Korean teens exposed to secondhand smoke

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said 31.8 per cent of male students and 35.6 per cent of female students were found to have experienced passive smoking in their daily lives. On average, teenage boys were exposed to secondhand smoke 3.41 days a wee
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:09
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[Minnesota] BRODY: Coming a Long Way on Smoking, With a Way to Go

I was a cub reporter at The Minneapolis Tribune when the historic report landed in the newsroom. ... Although Richard succumbed to a smoking-induced lung cancer 15 years later, statistics suggest that quitting when he did gave him four extra years to enj
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 20, 2014 00:32
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[New York] Gary A. Giovino: Let’s redouble efforts to eliminate smoking

While Dad switched to cigars, he did so for only a few months before getting off tobacco altogether. My mother didn’t ... Shortly after Mom was diagnosed, I decided to study cancer epidemiology at Roswell Park Memorial Institute (now Roswell Park Cancer
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 16, 2014 13:54
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Cancer Death Rate Continues Decline, Not Counting Women Over Age 80: Cancer 2014

if you happen to be a senior white woman 80 years old or older the bad news is that your chance of dying from cancer is not improving. On the positive side, however, middle-aged black men have seen their chance of dying from cancer decline by about 50 pe
Senior Journal
added Jan 12, 2014 03:55
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[Pennsylvania] Study: Using tobacco, drugs in pregnancy can double stillbirth risk

measured the amounts of chemical byproducts of nicotine in blood samples taken from pregnant women, and amounts of cannabis, prescription painkillers and other drugs in fetal umbilical cords, along with asking participants to self-report tobacco or drug u
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added Dec 18, 2013 05:56
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Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk

The risk is also increased by smoking cigarettes, using other legal and illegal drugs and being exposed to secondhand smoke. Stillbirth risk is heightened whether moms are exposed to pot alone or in combination with other substances, the study authors ad
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 13, 2013 01:49
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Fall in numbers of children and pregnant women smoking in Ireland

SMOKING RATES AMONG children and pregnant women are down in the last decade, both north and south of the border, according to a report published today. While the report, by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and the TobaccoFree Research Ins
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:41
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AUDIO: In Pregnancy, What's Worse? Cigarettes Or The Nicotine Patch?

Unfortunately, science has yet to provide the solid answers that pregnant smokers need to assess nicotine replacement therapy. "There's no clear path to follow," she says. "So the decision has to be between the patient and her health care provider."
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 25, 2013 07:50
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[Canada] Exercise may help pregnant women quit smoking

a brisk walk can temporarily stave off tobacco cravings, says a Canadian study. Previous research has shown that exercise can interrupt nicotine cravings for both men and women. Whether the same was true for expecting mothers was unclear because pregnant
Reuters
added Nov 23, 2013 14:27
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