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LGB teens smoke at higher rates study finds

“Gender does matter in tobacco use among sexual minority youth,” said lead study author Dr. Hongying Dai of Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Missouri in Kansas City. While some previous research has found teens who aren’t heterosexual ten
Washington (DC) Blade
added Apr 2, 2017 01:42
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Smoking-Cessation Assistance: Before and After Stage 1 Meaningful Use Implementation

Findings suggest that incentives for MU of EHRs increase the odds of smoking assessment and cessation assistance, which could lead to decreased smoking rates among vulnerable populations. Continued efforts for provision of cessation assistance among preg
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32
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[Asia, India] Study links oral clefts to maternal passive smoking

Use of tobacco - one of the leading causes of preventable death - - can affect pregnant women even if they aren't active users. Scientists say women exposed to secondhand smoking during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children with cleft lip o
Times of India
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents

lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to develop evidence-based tobacco control strategies for sexual minor
Pediatrics
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Asia] Antenatal tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure in the home in India

CONCLUSIONS: Antenatal tobacco use and SHS exposure in the home is a significant public health problem in India. Programs should target low socioeconomic status pregnant women, including single pregnant mothers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 3, 2017 02:51
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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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