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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[UK] British women have shorter lifespans and the second worst life expectancy in Europe because of heavy smoking and hard drinking, experts say

Female life expectancy in the UK is three years less than in Spain and worse than in poorer countries such as Slovenia and recession-hit Greece, according to a report from Public Health England. Only Denmark has a worse record. Last night, experts warne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:55
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[UK] VAPE AWAYMajor smoking crackdown launched as Government urges millions to switch to e-cigarettes

As part of the new Tobacco Control Plan, health bosses will promote e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to traditional fags. Ministers also want to cut regular smoking among 15-year-olds from eight per cent to three per cent. Campaigners Ash predict th
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:18
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[UK] Girls inherit smoking miscarriage risk

Women exposed to cigarette smoke while in their mothers' wombs are more likely to experience miscarriage as adults, according to a study. University of Aberdeen researchers found the link remained even after taking account of the smoking habits of the wo
BBC Online
added Jul 14, 2017 11:17
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[New York] ARCHIVE: TENNIS; Forgetful Capriati Recalls How to Win

organized by Smokefree Educational Services, to protest the continued sponsorship of women's tennis by Philip Morris...Two hundred protesters gathered on Seventh Avenue outside Madison Square Garden carrying placards castigating the link between women's t
New York Times
added Jul 5, 2017 17:20
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Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

The study included more than 17,000 teens and preteens from 185 U.S. schools. The researchers found that younger adolescents were more likely to support the initiative. Girls were more likely to support raising the minimum age than boys. According to B
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 19:15
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[Finland] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

1. Main points In 2016, of all adult survey respondents in the UK, 15.8% smoked which equates to around 7.6 million in the population. Of the constituent countries, 15.5% of adults in England smoked; for Wales, this figure was 16.9%; Scotland, 17.7% and
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jun 16, 2017 13:54
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Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy Is Associated with Offspring Hypodontia

Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with hypodontia. Larger samples and prospective observational study designs, however, are needed to investigate this association further.
Journal of Dental Research
added Jun 6, 2017 15:45
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In Utero Tobacco Exposure Can Lead to Executive Function Issues in Adolescents

the study is the first to look at the long-term impact on students in a high school setting and demonstrates the importance of providing more evidence-based smoking cessation programs to women of childbearing age and pregnant women.
Boston Medical Center
added Jun 2, 2017 20:56
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