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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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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 33% of Koreans obese, 23% of women heavy drinkers

The smoking rate among men dropped to a record low in 2015, dipping below 40 percent for the first time. About 39.3 percent of Korean men aged 19 or older were smokers last year, down 3.8 percentage points from the previous year’s 43.1 percent. That ma
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:29
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[UK] Cancer deaths among women to rise 60% by 2030, new reports warn

Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women... already killing one in seven women around the world, said the ACS report... All four of the deadliest cancers – breast, colorectal, lung and cervical cancer – are mostly preventable
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:52
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[Asia, India] Ex-min's widow hits out at tobacco sector

The widow of former state FDA minister Satish Pednekar, who died of oral cancer in 2011, has written to the prime minister's officer (PMO) and the home minister asking for 'surgical strikes' on the tobacco industry. Sumitra Pednekar has urged the governme
Times of India
added Nov 5, 2016 01:55
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Is Talc The New Tobacco? $200M J&J Verdicts Show Potential ($$)

Women alleging Johnson & Johnson's talc baby powder caused their ovarian cancer have racked up a trio of trial victories in St. Louis totaling $200 million, with their attorneys drawing parallels between J&J's conduct and that of defendants in long-runnin
Law360
added Oct 29, 2016 01:59
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Cigars & Cigarillos Market: Increasing Women Smokers Globally

"Availability of Wide Varieties of Flavored Cigars & Cigarillos Is Increasingly Fueling Their Demand among Young Adults, Thereby Supporting the Market Growth" The global cigars & cigarillos market is driven by the wide availability of flavored cigars &
SBWire
added Oct 14, 2016 18:03
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EDITORIAL: The Origins of Tourette Syndrome: Prenatal Risk Factors and the Promise of Birth Cohort Studies

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a clinically heterogeneous childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorder that affects neural circuits involved in sensory and motor processing as well as cognitive control. The etiology of TS is complex. Tic disorders cluster in fam
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Sep 16, 2016 16:55
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