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[Ireland] Free nicotine patches for pregnant women could reduce stillbirth rates

Fine Gael Deputy Catherine Byrne pointed to the landmark study 'Growing up in Ireland' published last week, which showed that one in 10 women continue to smoke through to full term. The most serious complications of smoking while pregnant include increa
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 19, 2015 11:23

[UK] 'Put your boob away': Mother's outrage after she is told to stop breastfeeding by woman who was SMOKING next to playground

The 28-year-old took it to social media and has triggered an online frenzy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 3, 2015 11:47

Light and Intermittent Smoking Among California Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Non-Hispanic White Men and Women

LITS rates increased over time for male and female Black, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with additional focus on Blacks, Latinos, and women who have the highest rates
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:40

[UK-Scotland] £400 'bribes' for pregnant women to quit smoking

SCOTTISH mothers who manage to quit smoking during pregnancy have been rewarded with £400 in a publicly funded scheme that could be rolled out across the country. One in five pregnant smokers recruited in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde were able to quit
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:18


American Lung Association
added Oct 31, 2014 20:56

[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46

[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
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