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[UK] Test all pregnant women for smoking, say NHS chiefs

England’s public health chief is urging hospitals to give every pregnant woman a carbon monoxide test to see if they smoke, as part of an NHS-wide drive to persuade patients to kick the habit. Duncan Selbie wants midwives and nurses to routinely screen
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:02
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[UK] Council offers shopping vouchers worth £260 to mothers-to-be if they quit smoking

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is offering up to £260 worth of vouchers in a bid to cut the number of infant deaths blamed on smoking in the city / At least 65 women have so far received the Love2Shop vouchers, which can be redeemed in popular stores, inclu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:02
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Exposure to nicotine before and after birth causes hearing difficulties in children

New research - led by Ursula Koch, a professor at the Freie Universität Berlin in Germany - investigates further effects that nicotine may have on the developing fetus as well as on the newborn baby. Specifically, the research looks at the development of
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 13, 2017 23:37
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[New York] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC Bans Women Smoking

1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette League. At the time, a number of cities had ban
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2017 03:00
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Secondhand smoke during childhood may boost miscarriage risk

Nonsmoking women who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children may have an increased risk of a miscarriage, a Chinese study suggests. Although they had never been smokers themselves, women in the study who lived with two or more smokers as a child had
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2017 21:08
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New York Today

And Finally... Nearly 110 years ago, New York City made it illegal for women to smoke in public. “Will the ladies rebel, as the ladies of New Amsterdam did when Peter Stuyvesant ordered them to wear broad flounces?” one New York Times article asked in
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2017 13:07
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Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Is Associated With Offspring’s Musculoskeletal Pain in Adolescence: Structural Equation Modeling

Conclusions: MSDP increased the risk of offspring’s MS pain in adolescence, and the association was mediated by offspring’s externalizing problems during childhood and early adolescence.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 8, 2017 14:33
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Why women are most vulnerable to cigarette-related cancer - even if they've never smoked

'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12
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[Africa, Kenya] Soaring number of women smokers alarming

the trend is worrying in developing countries such as Kenya, with the gap between prevalence rates between men and women smoking shrinking. It is estimated that 79 men and 39 women die every week in Kenya due to tobacco-related illness. Globally, women
Daily Nation (ke)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:37
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[Michigan] VIDEO: Smoking on the rise among expectant mothers

She's 19-years-old and quit with support from Dr. Stanley Frye at McLaren in Flint. An alarming new study found the rate of Michigan women who smoked while pregnant rose by 18 percent between 2008 and 2014. Frye, an obstetrician gynecologist, is seeing
WNEM TV5 (Saginaw MI)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:27
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