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[New Zealand] Concern at number of pregnant women smoking

Northland people phoned Quitline 300 times between January 1 and early March and accessed the website 42 times. Jan Marshall, Northland District Health Board Smokefree hospital facilitator, said the region's smoking rates fell from 25.7 per cent in 2006
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:06

Mom's Smoking May Raise Later-Life COPD Risk

Middle-aged smokers who grew up with mothers who had smoked heavily (more than 20 cigarettes per day) had a nearly three-fold greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than those with much less secondhand smoke exposure duri
MedPage Today
added Mar 12, 2016 22:28

[Asia, India] 19% girl students in Bhopal use tobacco

Children in government schools are more likely to use tobacco than their private school counterparts in Bhopal, a survey by People’s Medical College has revealed. The survey conducted among 2,285 schoolchildren in Bhopal by People’s Medical College, Bhop
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:18

New Momentum Research Award Targets Lung Cancer in Women

American Lung Association and Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation partner to fund innovative and transformational research award to defeat lung cancer in women
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2016 21:11

[UK, UK-Scotland] Scots teenage smoking slashed by a fifth since smoking ban

The smoking ban introduced across the UK has had a big impact on Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that there was an overall drop of 4.3 per cent in girls starting the habit, while for boys the reduction was 3.5 per cent UK-wide. Dr Vi
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:05

[UK] More young women are smoking as rate among young men falls

"It is certainly worrying that more young women are taking up smoking”, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation Dr Penny Woods told PA. ”The introduction of drab standardised packaging from May this year should help tackle this, but more efforts
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 20, 2016 20:20

[UK] Smoking prevalence among men at lowest level since records began

Deborah Arnott, who heads up health charity, ASH, described the apparent slowdown in smoking rates as “worrying.” ...She added that the figures on e-cigarette use were “encouraging,” because the figures showed that most people who vaped were doing so in
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 20, 2016 16:04

[UK] Number of young women smoking cigarettes rises for the first time since 2008, figures show

Smoking cigarettes among young British women has risen for the first time in almost a decade, latest figures show. Some 21% of women aged between 16 and 34 currently smoke cigarettes, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. That n
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 15:29

Smoking ban sees 40 per cent cut in heart attacks in UK since 2007 law was introduced

Major research suggests that the introduction of a smoking ban has resulted in a significant fall in the number of people suffering from heart attacks as the result of passive smoking
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:45

[UK] YouTube Music Videos 'Pose Health Risk To Teens'

British teenagers are being exposed to a high level of tobacco and alcohol images in online music videos, experts warn. Research from the University of Nottingham suggests girls aged between 13 and 15 are the most exposed.
Sky News (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 13:08
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