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[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
Newswise
added Jul 11, 2014 07:09
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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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Cigarette Smoking and Obesity are Associated with Decreased Fat Perception in Women (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The ability to perceive fat and sweetness in and derive pleasure from foods is particularly compromised in obese women who smoke, which could contribute to excess calorie intake in this population already at high risk for cardiovascular and metabolic dise
Obesity
added Apr 9, 2014 06:23
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[Colorado] Exempla using state grants to target new moms who smoke in Jefferson County

Health workers at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center are using a $190,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to try to lower the rates of new moms who smoke. The program is called Healthy You, Healthy Baby and focuses on lo
Denver (CO) Post
added Apr 4, 2014 15:14
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Cigarette smoking and obesity are associated with decreased fat perception in women [FREE FULL TEXT]

The ability to perceive fat and sweetness in and derive pleasure from foods is particularly compromised in obese women who smoke, which could contribute to excess calorie intake in this population already at high risk for cardiovascular and metabolic dis
Obesity
added Apr 1, 2014 13:25
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[UK, USA] Smoking 'increases risk of breast cancer in older women by almost a fifth'

US scientists who tracked the progress of around 186,000 women aged 50 to 71 found that those who smoked were 19% more likely to develop breast cancer than those who had never smoked. Women who once smoked but then kicked the habit were still 7% more at
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:03
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