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[Asia, India] Tobacco Burned Rs 1,171-Cr Hole in TN Pocket

Despite all the anti-tobacco campaigns and hikes in tobacco tax, a study shows that people in Tamil Nadu spent a whopping `1,171 crore as medical expenses due to tobacco use in a year. The report on ‘Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in Tamil N
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:47

'Asians, Latinos smoke more after migrating to US'

For Asians and Latinos, migrating to the US to chase the American dream may come at a cost: their health. Researchers have found that there tends to be a rise in unhealthy behaviour like smoking after migration, especially among Asian women.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:42

[Oregon] Pot-smoking mom objects to doctors advise to not breastfeed newborn

Cain had been smoking marijuana during her pregnancy, on her midwife's advice she says, for anxiety and nausea. Cain isn't worried about THC - the compound in marijuana that gets you high - in her bloodstream or breast milk. "There are several studies
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 10, 2014 21:59

Reynolds Tobacco Merger Is Biggest Deal Led by Female CEO

The transaction also was the largest deal ever orchestrated by a woman: Reynolds Chief Executive Officer Susan Cameron. The event represents a milestone for female executives, even if it’s been slow in coming, said Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, a professor at
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 16, 2014 21:20

[Florida] Professor to Receive Alton Ochsner Award for Pioneer Work on Smoking and Health

Hennekens seminal work on smoking includes being among the first to discover that for heart disease it is never too late to quit, but for cancer it is never too early. He was also among the first to demonstrate that in women of childbearing age, oral con
added Jul 11, 2014 07:09

[Australia] 10000 pregnant Queensland women still smoking despite warnings

The damning statistics come despite a wealth of advice on the dangers of smoking and anti-smoking campaigns targeted at pregnant women. The figures do, however, show a decline in the maternal smoking rate, from 20 per cent in 2006 to 15 per cent in 2012.
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 6, 2014 21:49

[UK] All pregnant women to have ‘smoking test’

Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust has launched the scheme to carry out carbon monoxide testing on all pregnant women who use their services. The aim of the scheme is to identify those pregnant women who smoke, or who are exposed to second-hand smoke, so that t
Buckingham Today (uk)
added Jun 24, 2014 20:05

[Arizona] Not just smokers: Every woman is at risk for lung cancer

American Lung Association of the Southwest is part of the nationwide LUNG FORCE initiative that is making lung cancer in women a public health priority, driving policy change and increasing research funding.
Arizona Capitol Times
added Jun 24, 2014 10:42

Smoking during pregnancy: What are the risks?

How smoking and second-hand smoke affect your baby and why it's never too late to quit
Parent Dish (AOL Lifestyle)
added Jun 20, 2014 15:36

[UK] Smoking during pregnancy in England 'lowest on record'

The number of women smoking during pregnancy across England is down to 12%, the lowest recorded level, figures for 2013-2014 show. But there were large regional differences, with 5% in London smoking up to nearly 21% in parts of the North East.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2014 11:22
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