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[North Carolina] Pregnant Women in NC Exposed to Less Secondhand Nicotine After ‘Smoking Ban’

A new study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the ‘smoking ban’ in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was publ
Newswise
added Jan 11, 2018 03:28
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[UK] Dataset: E-cigarette use in England

Proportion who use e-cigarettes by different characteristics including age, sex and reason for vaping.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 16:57
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[Australia] More women getting lung cancer surgery as effects of smoking show up in new data

The number of women undergoing lung cancer surgery in Australia is escalating faster than that of men, reflecting the tobacco industry's aggressive marketing of feminised "slim" and "light" products in the 1980s and '90s. Health experts say this trend s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 11, 2017 17:45
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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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Indoor E-cigarette restrictions increase prenatal smoking

Laws that prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in private workplaces, bars and restaurants may increase cigarette use by as much as 30 percent for pregnant women, according to research published in the Journal of Health Economics by Georgia State University
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:53
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Health Tip: 11 Harmful Effects of Smoking

it may cause many other health problems among women: Decreased bone density in post-menopausal women. Rheumatoid arthritis. Cataracts. Gum disease. Ulcers. Complications after surgery.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 09:37
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Cigarette smokers are 10 times more likely to be daily marijuana users

"While we found that daily cannabis use and cigarette smoking were strongly linked among all subgroups, the most striking finding in daily cannabis use was among youths aged 12 to 17 years,"
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:32
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Nicotine alters the gut microbiome and metabolites of gut-brain interactions in a sex-specific manner

The fecal metabolome indicated that multiple neurotransmitters, such as glutamate, GABA and glycine, were differentially altered in female and male mice. Some neuroactive metabolites, including leucine and uric acid, were also changed.
American Chemical Society
added Oct 20, 2017 18:16
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[UK] Teenagers have always been trouble - even before there was a word for them! Hilarious photos from the 19th and early 20th century show smoking and selfies decades before the term was coined

A group of young women smoke and pose for the camera in the US in about 1900 / A young teenage couple pose together, with the teen boy smoking a cigar with his girl sitting on his lap / Grinning teenagers from the USA, pictured around 1900, post while p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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Smoking during pregnancy linked to cerebral palsy, animal studies show

Scientists investigating the underlying mechanism causing cell death and damage have confirmed links between maternal smoking and cerebral palsy, the most common physical disability in childhood.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:18
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