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Cancer Death Rate Continues Decline, Not Counting Women Over Age 80: Cancer 2014

if you happen to be a senior white woman 80 years old or older the bad news is that your chance of dying from cancer is not improving. On the positive side, however, middle-aged black men have seen their chance of dying from cancer decline by about 50 pe
Senior Journal
added Jan 12, 2014 03:55
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[Pennsylvania] Study: Using tobacco, drugs in pregnancy can double stillbirth risk

measured the amounts of chemical byproducts of nicotine in blood samples taken from pregnant women, and amounts of cannabis, prescription painkillers and other drugs in fetal umbilical cords, along with asking participants to self-report tobacco or drug u
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added Dec 18, 2013 05:56
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Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk

The risk is also increased by smoking cigarettes, using other legal and illegal drugs and being exposed to secondhand smoke. Stillbirth risk is heightened whether moms are exposed to pot alone or in combination with other substances, the study authors ad
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 13, 2013 01:49
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Fall in numbers of children and pregnant women smoking in Ireland

SMOKING RATES AMONG children and pregnant women are down in the last decade, both north and south of the border, according to a report published today. While the report, by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and the TobaccoFree Research Ins
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:41
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AUDIO: In Pregnancy, What's Worse? Cigarettes Or The Nicotine Patch?

Unfortunately, science has yet to provide the solid answers that pregnant smokers need to assess nicotine replacement therapy. "There's no clear path to follow," she says. "So the decision has to be between the patient and her health care provider."
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 25, 2013 07:50
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[Canada] Exercise may help pregnant women quit smoking

a brisk walk can temporarily stave off tobacco cravings, says a Canadian study. Previous research has shown that exercise can interrupt nicotine cravings for both men and women. Whether the same was true for expecting mothers was unclear because pregnant
Reuters
added Nov 23, 2013 14:27
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[UK] ‘Every draw harms baby’ – Pregnant Hartlepool smokers are double national average

Official figures show just under a quarter of expectant mums in Hartlepool continue to smoke – almost twice the average in England. Local health chiefs say every puff the mother takes harms their baby by putting its tiny heart under increased strain. H
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Nov 2, 2013 14:39
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[Asia, China] The dedicated smoker

Inhaling a deep breath of smoke and holding it in before slowly exhaling, she carefully evaluates the taste, flavor and irritant effects of each cigarette she smokes. After three long, hard draws, the cigarette is nearly done. She then sparks another unt
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 11, 2013 12:03
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[UK] One in five adults a cigarette smoker

The ONS said today one in five adults (aged 16+) in Great Britain were cigarette smokers in 2012. The rate of smoking in Great Britain has remained largely unchanged over the last five years.
Stock Market Wire (uk)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:42
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[Australia] Perinatal outcomes following maternal asthma and cigarette smoking during pregnancy

Maternal asthma and cigarette smoking during pregnancy are both independently associated with adverse perinatal outcomes and, combined, compound the risk of preterm birth and urinary tract infections.
European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 9, 2013 14:49
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